THE FIVE GLORIOUS MYSTERIES

1. THE RESURRECTION

We offer Thee, O Lord Jesus, this eleventh decade in honor of Thy glorious Resurrection and we ask of Thee, through this mystery and through the intercession of Thy holy Mother, love of God and fervor in Thy service. Amen. Our Father, etc.

OUR FATHER:--Eternity of God.

Without beginning.

Spacer Rosary 1. To honor the descent of Our Lord's soul into Limbo.
2. To honor the joy and the release of the souls of the ancient Fathers who were in Limbo.
3. To honor the reunion of His Soul to His Body in His sepulchre.
4. To honor His miraculous departure from His sepulchre.
5. To honor His victory over death and sin, the world and the devil.
6. To honor the four glorious qualities of His Body.
7. To honor the power which He received from His Father in Heaven and on earth.
8. To honor the apparitions with which He honored His holy Mother, His apostles and His disciples.
9. To honor the communications He had with Heaven and the meal He had with His disciples.
10. To honor the authority and the mission which He gave them to go and preach throughout the whole world.

May the grace of the mystery of the Resurrection come down into our souls. Amen.

2. THE ASCENSION

We offer Thee, O Lord Jesus, this twelfth decade in honor of Thy triumphant Ascension, and we ask of Thee, through this mystery and through the intercession of Thy holy Mother, an ardent desire for Heaven, our true home. Amen. Our Father, etc.

OUR FATHER:--The Immensity of God.

Limitless.

1. To honor the promise that Christ would send the Holy Ghost.
2. To honor the reunion of all His disciples upon the Mount of Olives.
3. To honor the blessing which he gave them as He ascended into heaven.
4. To honor His glorious Ascension into Heaven, by his own proper Power.
5. To honor the divine welcome and triumph which He received from God His Father and from the entire celestial court.
6. To honor the triumphant powers with which He opened the gates of Heaven.
7. To honor His sitting at the right of His Father, equal to Him.
8. To honor the power which He received to judge the living and the dead.
9. To honor His last coming upon earth which His Power and Majesty will shine forth in all its splendor.
10. To honor the justice which He will exercise at the last judgment, recompensing the good and punishing the wicked for all eternity.

May the grace of the mystery of the Ascension come down into our souls. Amen.

3. THE DESCENT OF THE HOLY GHOST

We offer Thee, O Lord Jesus, this thirteenth decade in honor of the mystery of Pentecost, and we ask of Thee, through this mystery and through the intercession of Thy holy Mother, the coming of the Holy Ghost into our souls. Amen. Our Father, etc.

OUR FATHER:--Providence of God.

Universal.

1. To honor the truth of the Holy Ghost, God, Who proceeds from the Father and the Son.
2. To honor the sending of the Holy Ghost to the apostles.
3. To honor the great noise, with which He descended, a sign of His force and power.
4. To honor the tongues of fire sent upon His apostles to give them the knowledge of Scripture and the love of God and their neighbor.
5. To honor the plenitude of graces with which He privileged Mary, His faithful Spouse.
6. To honor His marvelous conduct towards all the saints, and towards the very person of Jesus Christ, Whom He conducted during His whole life.
7. To honor the twelve fruits of the Holy Ghost.
8. To honor the seven gifts of the Holy Ghost.
9. To ask for the gift of wisdom and the coming of His reign in the hearts of men.
10. To obtain victory over the flesh, the world and the devil.

May the grace of the mystery of Pentecost come down into our souls. Amen.

4. THE ASSUMPTION

We offer Thee, O Lord Jesus, this fourteenth decade in honor of the resurrection and triumphant Assumption of Thy holy Mother into heaven and we ask of Thee, through this mystery and through her intercession, a tender devotion for so good a Mother. Amen. Our Father, etc.

OUR FATHER:--Liberality of God.

Unspeakable.

1. To honor the eternal predestination of Mary as the masterpiece of God's Hands.
2. To honor her Immaculate Conception and the fullness of grace and reason in the womb of her mother St. Anne.
3. To honor her nativity which has gladdened the world.
4. To honor her presentation and her stay in the Temple.
5. To honor her admirable life full of great sorrow and of untold suffering yet exempt from all sin.
6. To honor the plenitude of her singular virtues.
7. To honor her fruitful virginity and painless child-birth.
8. To honor her divine Maternity and her alliance with the Holy Trinity.
9. To honor her precious and loving death.
10. To honor her Resurrection and triumphant Assumption.

May the grace of the mystery of the Assumption come down into our souls. Amen.

5. THE CORONATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN

We offer Thee, O Lord Jesus, this fifteenth decade in honor of the coronation of Thy holy Mother, and we ask of Thee, through this mystery and through her intercession, perseverance in grace and a crown of glory hereafter. Amen. Our Father, etc.

OUR FATHER:--Glory to God.

Inaccessible.

1. To honor the triple crown with which the Holy Trinity crowned Mary.
2. To honor the new joy and glory that heaven received by her triumph.
3. To confess her the Queen of Heaven and earth, of angels and of men.
4. To honor her as the treasurer and dispenser of God's graces, of the merits of Jesus Christ, and of the gifts of the Holy Ghost.
5. To honor her as the mediatrix and advocate of men.
6. To honor her as the destroyer and ruin of the devil and of heresies.
7. To honor her as the sure refuge of sinners.
8. To honor her as the Mother and support of Christians.
9. To honor her as the joy and sweetness of the just.
10. To honor her as the universal refuge of the living, the all- powerful comfort of the afflicted, the dying, and the souls in Purgatory.

May the grace of the mystery of the Coronation of the Blessed Virgin come down into our souls. Amen.


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