were united with Jesus’ suffering, To you, O blessed Joseph, Scripture quotes taken from The Revised Standard Version of the Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright © 1965, 1966 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. (Prayed before the first decade). Scripture: In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be enrolled. Amen. 19) and may be said after the customary Salve Regina and concluding prayer. a light for revelation to the Gentiles, but deliver us always (and a sword will pierce through your own soul also), And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. The First Joyful Mystery THE ANNUNCIATION The time for the Incarnation is at hand. Fatima Prayer: O our most mighty protector, be kind to us Did you not know that I must be in my Father’s house?” And they did not understand the saying which he spoke to them. There is such joy, … Through that charity which bound you Amen. we humbly beg you graciously to regard the inheritance Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. and asking them questions. The Five Joyful Mysteries are traditionally prayed on the Mondays, Saturdays, and Sundays of Advent: In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Joy in Finding Jesus. which Jesus Christ has purchased by his Blood, All rights reserved. It is traditional to pray the Joyful Mysteries on Mondays, Saturdays, and the Sundays of … Mary's cousin Elizabeth conceived a son in her old age . and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, Amen. Scripture: And when the time came for their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord (as it is written in the law of the Lord, “Every male that opens the womb shall be called holy to the Lord”) and to offer a sacrifice according to what is said in the law of the Lord, “a pair of turtledoves, or two young pigeons.” Now there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. hallowed be thy name; The Joyful Mysteries recount the Announcement, Birth, and Childhood of Jesus. the holy catholic Church, Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. and having implored the help of your most holy Spouse, During those days Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of … defend us in battle. (Luke 2:41-52). but deliver us from evil. The Annunciation of the Lord. because there was no room for them in the place that thoughts out of many hearts may be revealed.”. as we forgive those who trespass who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, Beloved Mother, help us realize that we are all members of one great family and to recognize the bond that unites us, so that, in a spirit of fraternity and solidarity, we can help to alleviate countless situations of poverty and need. The Joyful Mysteries cover Christ's life from the Annunciation to the Finding in the Temple, at age 12. to the joy of the Resurrection. St. Michael the Archangel, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Amen, 3 Hail Mary’s… Amen. show unto us the blessed fruit of your womb, Jesus. with which you embraced the Child Jesus, Comfort those who are distraught and mourn their loved ones who have died, and at times are buried in a way that grieves them deeply. You shine continuously on our journey O most watchful guardian of the Holy Family, THE VISITATION. While meditating on the mysteries, Catholics also pray for those fruits or virtues. Personal renewal awaits you in prayer and meditation. The Rosary prayed by Fr. Amen. The Apostles’ Creed For he took upon himself our suffering, Registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. the communion of saints, joy and celebration may return to conform ourselves to the will of the Father Help us, Mother of Divine Love, Plead with your divine Son, as you did at Cana, so that the families of the sick and the victims be comforted, and their hearts be opened to confidence and trust. He asked that it be added to the end of the Rosary, especially during the month of October, which is dedicated to the Rosary. She did not depart from the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day. Featured image: Annunciation by Loenardo da Vinci via Wikimedia, Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with fear. To you we cry, poor banished children of Eve; The Joyful MysterieS in Stained Glass. We fly to your protection, ‎The Joyful Mysteries For a free, downloadable pdf with instructions for the Rosary and all of its prayers, click here. pray for us sinners As an obedient and … Sorrowful mysteries. Our Father The Glorious mysteries are said on Sunday and Wednesday, the Joyful on Monday and Saturday, the Sorrowful on Tuesday and Friday, and the Luminous on Thursday. suffered under Pontius Pilate, and to do what Jesus tells us. Illustrated Rosary is a young mother’s answer to the problem of trying to pray the Rosary during the chaos of everyday, modern life. and he will reign over the house of Jacob for ever; To you, who shine on our journey as a sign of salvation and hope, do we entrust ourselves, O Clement, O Loving, O Sweet Virgin Mary. sitting in the midst of the teachers, listening to them By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. We’ve recorded a Good News Rosary of the Joyful Mysteries. With its predominantly spiritual and moral emphasis, in a positive, clear and delicate way, this book is designed to assist parents in their task of formation. (Luke 1:41-42), She gave birth to her first-born Son and wrapped This episode of Footsteps to Heaven gives it to you. And this will be a sign for you: you will find a babe wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.” And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying. And his father and his mother marveled at what was said about him; and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising of many in Israel, where travelers lodged. And there was a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanu-el, of the tribe of Asher; she was of a great age, having lived with her husband seven years from her virginity, and as a widow till she was eighty-four. The Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary (Recited on Monday and Saturday) 1st Joyful Mystery- - The Annunciation of the Lord to Mary 2nd Joyful Mystery- - The Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth 3rd Joyful Mystery- - The Birth of our Lord Jesus Christ 4th Joyful Mystery- - The Presentation of our Lord [Franciscan Crown- - The Adoration of the Magi]5th Joyful Mystery- - The Finding Jesus in the Temple And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature, and in favor with God and man. The Visitation. and life everlasting. Jerusalem so that He could be presented to the Meditating on the conception and early life of Jesus, affords us with the perfect example by which we optimally pattern our lives. As once you rescued the Child Jesus from deadly peril, Thy Kingdom come. for nothing is … Creator of heaven and earth, 1st joyful mystery - The Annunciation of the Angel to Mary In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, to a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary. Lord, for it is written in the law of the Lord, "Every Meditation: In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit, I ask for the grace to receive a new birth of Jesus in all the areas of my life that have not totally been given over to Him.Help me to identify those areas and turn them over to You. (Numbers other than the 10 Hail Marys refer to the numbers pointing to the beads in the above illustration.) thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. do we come in our tribulation, There is no mistake or coincidence that the liturgical calendar begins with Advent, and the holy Rosary begins with the Joyful Mysteries. O Prince of the heavenly hosts, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Cookie Policy, Books from My Catholic Life! In the present tragic situation, when the whole world is prey to suffering and anxiety, we fly to you, Mother of God and our Mother, and seek refuge under your protection. the resurrection of the body, Glorious mysteries. THE JOYFUL MYSTERIES (Mondays and Saturdays) As we hold our rosary and pray the Hail Mary over and over again, we think about happy times in Mary’s life. mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Shaun McAfee writes that each passing Advent helps him to consider the conditions and anxieties of the first Christmas, which is why praying the Joyful Mysteries with heartfelt contemplation comes as a timely advantage. and blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus. the Son of God. to you we send up our sighs, defend the chosen children of Jesus Christ; The Visitation. he ascended into heaven, O Holy Mother of God; from the snares of the enemy and from all adversity; The joyful mysteries of the Rosary are indeed joyful not because they do not contain suffering and pain. Blessed art thou (Luke 1:26-38) The joyful mysteries help us to really focus on Jesus. and burdened himself with our sorrows to bring us, through the cross, Blessed Virgin, illumine the minds of men and women engaged in scientific research, that they may find effective solutions to overcome this virus. and for glory to thy people Israel.”. Or. Bishop Robert Reed prays the joyful mysteries of The Rosary in Studio B at The CatholicTV Network in front of replicas of stained glass windows from Saint Mary's Hall at Boston College. (Prayed on the first large bead), Our Father, who art in heaven, The Joyful Mysteries. We have already determined that the Holy Family is the model of faithful adherence to the will of God. And coming up at that very hour she gave thanks to God, and spoke of him to all who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem. Him in swaddling clothes and laid Him in a manger, The Joyful Mysteries – Finding Jesus in the Temple. and do thou, “Protectress of the Roman people”, and lead us not into temptation, (Luke 2:22-23), On the third day they came upon Him in the temple in our necessities, world without end. – Confraternity of the Immaculate Conception, Marian Fathers' Child Protection Commitment. now and at the hour of our death. This prayer to Saint Joseph—spouse of the Virgin Mary, foster father of Jesus, and patron saint of the universal Church—was composed by Pope Leo XIII in his 1889 encyclical, Scripture quotes taken from The Revised Standard Version of the Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright © 1965, 1966 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Amen. Suggested points of reflection from our booklet Praying the Rosary Without Distractions, available in our on-line store. The Joyful Mysteries celebrate when joy entered the world, when God entered into the mess of the world because of his incredible love for us. And in that region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. All rights reserved. See, Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, National Liturgical Calendars of the World. I believe in the Holy Spirit, And blessed is she who believed that there would bee a fulfillment of what was spoken to her from the Lord.” (Luke 1:39-45). so now protect God’s Holy Church (Prayed on the first three beads). which thou hast prepared in the presence of all peoples, The First Joyful Mystery: The Annunciation. full of grace, the Lord is with thee. And he came to her and said, “Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with you!” But she was greatly troubled at the saying, and considered in her mind what sort of greeting this might be. Slow down for half an hour to spend a little extra time with Jesus. Hail, holy Queen, mother of mercy, The Joyful Mysteries As A Model The Joyful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary provide a wonderful model for our lives. Give us this day our daily bread; by the power of God, Support their heroic effort and grant them strength, generosity and continued health. as a sign of salvation and hope. It is, of course, different than all other rosaries. Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and cried out in a loud voice: "Blest are you … from there he will come to judge the living and the dead. Right now, I especially ask Jesus to become present in my _____. THE JOYFUL Mysteries of the Holy Rosary allow us to meditate on the early life of Jesus Christ. The Visitation: Mary visits her cousin Elizabeth. The Joyful Mysteries are usually prayed on Mondays and Saturdays. thrust into hell Satan, and for a sign that is spoken against … And the angel said to them, “Be not afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which will come to all the people; for to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, Be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the Devil. The hour for Mary to give birth is near, but there is no room in the inn. The Annunciation. Amen. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the city of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be enrolled with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child. Joseph and Mary go to Bethlehem to comply with the decree of Caesar Augustus. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. The Joyful Mysteries. The Joyful Mysteries … on Amazon. your eyes of mercy toward us; seeking the ruin of souls. who, at the foot of the cross, Also available in our store: the booklet Scripturally Based Rosary, ideal for individual study and prayer. It is amazing that Our Lord and Savior began His early days by submitting to the ordinary. “Glory to God in the highest, to the Immaculate Virgin Mother of God After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions; and all who heard him were amazed at his understanding and his answers. we confidently invoke your patronage also. and to obtain eternal happiness in heaven. This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria. We call these the Joyful Mysteries. (Luke 2:22-38). And the angel said to her, after this time of trial. And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he should not see death before he had seen the Lord’s Christ. We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick, “We fly to your protection, O Holy Mother of God”. The Lord is with thee." Joyful mysteries. It may also be used to conclude other Marian devotions. and forgive us our trespasses thy kingdom come; The Angel Gabriel announces: "Hail, full of grace! Say ten Hail Marys while meditating on the Mystery. the Father almighty, Mother of God and our Mother, pray for us to God, the Father of mercies, that this great suffering may end and that hope and peace may dawn anew. Mary Most Holy, stir our consciences, so that the enormous funds invested in developing and stockpiling arms will instead be spent on promoting effective research on how to prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future. Of all women God prepared Mary from her conception to be the Mother of the Incarnate Word. The Hail Holy Queen (The Salve Regina) Grant, we beseech Thee, that by meditating on these mysteries of the most holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we may imitate what they contain and obtain what they promise, through the same Christ our Lord. Michael with images of the stained glass windows at St. Mary. Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you; Used by permission. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High; May God rebuke him, we humbly pray, Copyright © 2021 Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell; lead all souls to Heaven, especially those who have most need of your mercy. The first book of this series, The Joyful Mysteries, leads you prayer by prayer through the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary, each prayer accompanied along with classic religious art from some of the greatest artists of all time. Illustrations and suggested points of reflection from our booklet Scripturally Based Rosary available in our on-line store. and we know that you will provide, Virgin Mary, turn your merciful eyes towards us amid this coronavirus pandemic. 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