The Holy Rosary

Our Lady has revealed to several people that each time they say a Hail Mary they are giving her a beautiful rose, and that each complete Rosary makes her a crown of roses.

Our Lady of Lourdes


How To Say The Rosary :

  1. While holding the crucifix make the Sign of the Cross and then recite the Apostles Creed.
  2. Recite the Our Father on the first large bead.
  3. Recite a Hail Mary for an increase of faith, hope and charity on each of the three small beads.
  4. Recite the Glory Be to the Father on the next large bead.
  5. Recite the Fatima Prayer on the large bead.
  6. Recall the first Rosary Mystery and recite the Our Father on the large bead.
  7. On each of the adjacent ten small beads (also refered to as a decade) recite a Hail Mary while reflecting on the mystery.
  8. On the next large bead, recite the Glory Be to the Father then the Fatima prayer.
  9. Each succeeding decade is prayed in a similar manner by recalling the appropriate mystery, reciting the Our Father, ten Hail Marys, the Glory Be to the Father, and the Fatima prayer while reflecting on the mystery.
  10. When the fifth mystery is completed, the Rosary is Customarily concluded with the Hail Holy Queen, the Closing Prayer and the Sign of the Cross.

For More details of the Holy Mysteries click here

Finaly to those who say the Rosary, Mary made 15 promises.