Mysteries of the Holy Rosary

Mysteries of the Holy Rosary

On a given day, the choice of mystery depends upon the time of year.

JOYFUL Mysteries

Joyful mysteries are read on Mondays and Saturdays. They are also read on the Sundays during Advent, and Sundays after the Epiphany until Lent.

  1. THE ANNUNCIATION
  2. THE VISITATION
  3. THE NATIVITY
  4. THE PRESENTATION
  5. THE FINDING IN THE TEMPLE

SORROWFUL Mysteries

Sorrowful mysteries are read on Tuesdays and Fridays. They are also read on Sundays during Lent.

  1. THE AGONY IN THE GARDEN
  2. THE SCOURGING AT THE PILLAR
  3. THE CROWNING WITH THORNS
  4. THE CARRYING OF THE CROSS
  5. THE CRUCIFIXION

LUMINOUS Mysteries

Luminous mysteries are read on Thursdays.

  1. THE BAPTISM OF JESUS
  2. THE WEDDING IN CANA
  3. THE PROCLAMATION OF KINGDOM OF GOD
  4. THE TRANSFIGURATION 
  5. THE INSTITUTION OF THE EUCHARIST 

GLORIOUS Mysteries

Glorious mysteries are read on Wednesdays. They are also read on Sundays after Easter, until Lent.

  1. THE RESURRECTION
  2. THE ASCENSION
  3. THE DESCENT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
  4. THE ASSUMPTION
  5. THE CORONATION