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The Mysteries of the Rosary

​When you pray the Rosary, you are connecting with Christ. You are using a visual aid (the Rosary) to inspire reflection on the life and nature of Christ. The Joyful Mysteries On Mondays and Saturdays, Catholics reflect on the life of Mary, and the events leading up to Christ’s birth and His early childhood (the Joyful Mysteries). 1st Joyful Mystery: The Annunciation by the Angel Gabriel 2nd Joyful Mystery: The Visitation of Elizabeth by Mary 3rd Joyful Mystery: The Nativity of Our Lord 4th Joyful Mystery: The Presentation of Baby Jesus 5th Joyful Mystery: The Finding of Young Jesus in the Temple The Luminous Mysteries On Thursdays, the Rosary is a meditation on some of Christ’s miracles and His early ministry, leading up to the Last Supper, (the Luminous Mysteries). 1st Luminous Mystery: Baptism of Christ 2nd Luminous Mystery: Wedding at Cana 3rd Luminous Mystery: Proclamation of the Kingdom of God 4th Luminous Mystery: Transfiguration 5th Luminous Mystery: Institution of the Holy Eucharist The Sorrowful Mysteries On Tuesdays and Fridays, the Rosary is a meditation …