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How to Pray the Rosary

 Here is a step-by-step guide on how to pray the rosary:

  • Begin by making the sign of the cross, saying, "In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, Amen."

  • Hold the crucifix of the rosary in your hand and say the Apostles' Creed, which is a statement of faith.

  • On the first bead, say the Our Father prayer.

  • On the next three beads, say the Hail Mary prayer.

  • On the next bead, say the Glory Be prayer.

  • On the next bead, announce the first mystery and say the Our Father prayer.
  • On each of the next 10 beads, say the Hail Mary prayer while meditating on the first mystery.

  • Repeat steps 6 and 7 for the remaining four mysteries.

  • Once you have finished all five decades of the rosary, say the Hail Holy Queen prayer.

  • End with the sign of the cross.

Here is a list of the mysteries:

  • The Joyful Mysteries: The Annunciation, The Visitation, The Nativity, The Presentation, The Finding in the Temple.
  • The Luminous Mysteries: The Baptism of Jesus, The Wedding at Cana, The Proclamation of the Kingdom, The Transfiguration, The Institution of the Eucharist.
  • The Sorrowful Mysteries: The Agony in the Garden, The Scourging at the Pillar, The Crowning with Thorns, The Carrying of the Cross, The Crucifixion.
  • The Glorious Mysteries: The Resurrection, The Ascension, The Descent of the Holy Spirit, The Assumption of Mary, The Coronation of Mary.

You can choose to pray all five mysteries in one session, or you can choose to focus on just one or two at a time.

Remember, the rosary is a personal prayer, and it can be customized to suit your needs and preferences. It is a powerful way to connect with God and to meditate on the life of Jesus Christ.
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