The Rosary Apostolate

 The Sorrowful Mysteries

Tuesday and Friday
These recall the most significant moments of the Passion and Death of the Lord; from the Prayer of Jesus in the Garden of Olives, to His Crucifixion and Death with the Virgin Mary at the foot of the Cross.

OPENING PRAYERS

First Mystery
The Prayer and Agony of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane
Matthew 26:36-46
Mark 14:32-42

Second Mystery
The scourging of Jesus tied to a pillar the night of the Passion
Matthew 27:26-31
Mark 15:15-20

Third Mystery
The Crowning with Thorns of Our Lord Jesus Christ 
Matthew:27-30
Mark 15:16-20

Fourth Mystery
The Carrying of the Cross to Calvary by Our Lord Jesus Christ 
Matthew 27:32-33
Mark 15:21-23
Luke 23:26-32

Fifth Mystery
The Crucifixion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Matthew 27:35-56
Mark 15:29-39
Luke 23:33-49

CLOSING PRAYERS

Rosary for Peace

First Mystery
We offer this Mystery for N. our Pope, N. our Bishop, for all priests, deacons and religious of the Church that they may be faithful to their vocation.

Second Mystery
We offer this Mystery for world leaders, that Jesus may dwell in their hearts and rule with truth and justice.

Third Mystery 
We offer this Mystery for parents and for marriages, that selfishness can be completely eradicated from families, and in that way they may be open to life, and trusting in the Child Jesus.

Fourth Mystery
We offer this Mystery for entrepreneurs so that their companies have values, practice them and pass them on to their employees. For the communication media to promote values through their content.

Fifth Mystery
We offer this Mystery for those who have turned away from God so they may find Him and never again be separated from Him.