The Glorious Mysteries

The Resurrection

VIRTUE: FAITH

OUR FATHER…

1. Three days after Jesus died, He rose from the dead and His body and soul were reunited. HAIL MARY…

2. Jesus’ Resurrection is the most important event in the history of the world. HAIL MARY…

3. Jesus appeared to many people after His Resurrection. HAIL MARY…

4. Jesus’ friends could see, touch, and hear Him, but there was something different about His body. HAIL MARY…

5. Jesus’ body was glorified, just like at the Transfiguration. HAIL MARY…

6. Even though Jesus had told His friends that He would be resurrected, some of them did not have faith that it would happen. HAIL MARY…

7. Sometimes it is hard to have faith and believe in things we cannot see. HAIL MARY…

8. God gives us the gift of faith, and the Holy Spirit helps us to trust in this gift. HAIL MARY…

9. God, our loving Father, thank you for the Resurrection of Jesus. HAIL MARY…

10. God, our loving Father, please help us to grow in our faith and to share it with others. HAIL MARY…

GLORY BE, FATIMA PRAYER (OH MY JESUS)…

The Ascension

VIRTUE: DESIRE FOR HEAVEN

OUR FATHER…

1. Forty days after His Resurrection, Jesus ascended into Heaven, body and soul. HAIL MARY…

2. Jesus said that He was going to prepare a place in Heaven for those who follow Him. HAIL MARY…

3. Jesus wants to lead us to Heaven. HAIL MARY…

4. God made us so He could share His love with each one of us in Heaven forever. HAIL MARY…

5. In Heaven, our body and our soul will be reunited. HAIL MARY…

6. In Heaven, we will be happier than we could ever imagine. HAIL MARY…

7. In Heaven, we will see God face to face. HAIL MARY…

8. In Heaven, we will love perfectly. HAIL MARY…

9. Lord Jesus, thank you for preparing a place in Heaven for us. HAIL MARY…

10. God, our loving Father, please help us to grow in our desire to see you in Heaven. HAIL MARY…

GLORY BE, FATIMA PRAYER (OH MY JESUS)…

The Descent of the Holy Spirit

VIRTUE: OPENNESS TO THE HOLY SPIRIT

OUR FATHER…

1. After ascending into Heaven, Jesus sent the Holy Spirit upon Mary and His apostles. HAIL MARY…

2. The Holy Spirit came to Mary and the apostles with the sound of a great wind and with tongues of fire, which rested upon each one of them. HAIL MARY…

3. On that day when the Holy Spirit came, the Catholic Church was born. HAIL MARY…

4. The Holy Spirit gave the apostles strength to make Jesus known throughout the world. HAIL MARY…

5. As members of the Catholic Church, we have been given the same task. HAIL MARY…

6. When we were baptized, we received the Holy Spirit for the first time. HAIL MARY…

7. When we are confirmed, we receive the Holy Spirit again with even more gifts from God. HAIL MARY…

8. The Holy Spirit gives us the power to make good choices so that we can be truly happy. HAIL MARY…

9. God, our loving Father, thank you for the gift of the Holy Spirit in our lives. HAIL MARY…

10. God, our loving Father, please help us to accept the help of the Holy Spirit and share His gifts with others. HAIL MARY…

GLORY BE, FATIMA PRAYER (OH MY JESUS)…

The Assumption of Mary

VIRTUE: LOVE FOR MARY

OUR FATHER…

1. At the end of her life on earth, Jesus gave Mary a special gift. HAIL MARY…

2. Jesus took Mary directly to Heaven, body and soul. HAIL MARY…

3. Jesus and Mary were happy to be together again forever. HAIL MARY…

4. Mary’s glorious Assumption shows us the dignity of our bodies. HAIL MARY…

5. Mary helps us to respect our bodies and the bodies of others. HAIL MARY…

6. Mary always watches over us and protects us with the tender loving care of a mother. HAIL MARY…

7. Mary is Jesus’ mother and our mother too. HAIL MARY…

8. Mary helps us to know and love Jesus. HAIL MARY…

9. Lord Jesus, thank you for giving us your mother so she can be our mother too. HAIL MARY…

10. God, our loving Father, please help us to know and love Mary more and more each day. HAIL MARY…

GLORY BE, FATIMA PRAYER (OH MY JESUS)…

The Coronation of Mary

VIRTUE: TRUST IN MARY

OUR FATHER…

1. After Jesus took Mary into Heaven, He crowned her Queen of Heaven and Earth. HAIL MARY…

2. Mary was rewarded for her perfect example of love and for sharing in Jesus’ sufferings. HAIL MARY…

3. God wants us to be like Jesus and Mary so we can join them one day in Heaven. HAIL MARY…

4. We can learn from the saints to be close to Mary and act as she did. HAIL MARY…

5. Mary loves Jesus and each one of us perfectly. HAIL MARY…

6. Mary prays for us and watches over us as our mother. HAIL MARY…

7. Mary asks Jesus to give us graces when we need them. HAIL MARY…

8. Jesus wants us to ask Mary for His graces. HAIL MARY…

9. Lord Jesus, thank you for giving us your mother as Queen of Heaven and Earth. HAIL MARY…

10. God, our loving Father, please help us to trust that Mary will lead us to Jesus and help us get to Heaven. HAIL MARY…

GLORY BE, FATIMA PRAYER (OH MY JESUS)…


These reflections are from On a Mission to Love: Rosary Meditations for Children and Families ©2018

Artwork by Bradi Barth. Used with permission from “Herbronnen vzw“, the sole owner of the copyright for the paintings of Bradi Barth. Not to be reproduced.

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