Published on April 15, 2023

Mysteries of the Rosary

Joyful Mysteries

  • The Annunciation (the angel came to Mary)
  • The Visitation (Mary visits Elizabeth)
  • The Nativity (Jesus is born)
  • The Presentation (Jesus is presented to God in the temple)
  • The Finding of Jesus in the Temple (after Jesus was “lost” for 3 days)

Luminous Mysteries (added by St. John Paul II in 2002)

  • The Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan
  • The Wedding Feast at Cana
  • The Proclamation of the Kingdom of Heaven
  • The Transfiguration
  • The Institution of the Eucharist and the Priesthood

Sorrowful Mysteries

  • The Agony in the Garden
  • The Scourging at the Pillar
  • The Crowning with Thorns
  • The Carrying of the Cross
  • The Crucifixion

Glorious Mysteries

  • The Resurrection
  • The Ascension into Heaven
  • The Descent of the Holy Spirit
  • The Assumption of Mary into Heaven
  • The Crowning of Mary Queen of Heaven