The Rosary Apostolate


 The Joyful Mysteries

Mondays and Saturdays
These recall the Incarnation of the Son of God, the Annunciation, the Nativity and the principal episodes of the life of the child, Jesus.  The moments in which Mary has a leading role are also mentioned.

OPENING PRAYERS

First Mystery
The Annunciation of the Angel to Mary and the Incarnation of the Son of God in her
Luke 1:26-38

Second Mystery
The visit of the Virgin Mary to her cousin Elizabeth
Luke 1:39-56

Third Mystery
The Birth of the Son of God in Bethlehem
Luke 2:1-20

Fourth Mystery
The presentation of the Child Jesus in the Temple of Jerusalem
Luke 2:22-40

Fifth Mystery
The Virgin Mary and Saint Joseph meet the Child Jesus in the temple, after having lost Him
Luke 2:41-52

CLOSING PRAYERS