Prayers of the Rosary
SIGN OF THE CROSS
the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
I believe in God, the
Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth; and in Jesus Christ, His only
Son, our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered
under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried. He descended into hell; the
third day He arose again from the dead. He ascended into heaven, and sits at the right
hand of God, the Father Almighty; from thence He shall come to judge the living and the
dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Holy Catholic Church, the communion of Saints, the
forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body and life everlasting. Amen.
Our father, who art in
heaven; hallowed by Thy name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in
heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us
our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us, and lead us not into
temptation; but deliver us from evil. Amen.
Hail Mary, full of
grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of
thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our
GLORY BE TO THE FATHER
Glory be to the
Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and
ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
HAIL, HOLY QUEEN
Hail, Holy Queen,
Mother of Mercy! our life, our sweetness and our hope! To thee do we cry, poor banished
children of Eve; to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of
tears. Turn then, most gracious advocate, thine eyes of mercy toward us, and after this
our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus. O clement, O loving, O sweet
V. Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God.
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
Let us pray. O GOD, whose only begotten Son, by His life, death, and
resurrection, has purchased for us the rewards of eternal life, grant, we beseech Thee,
that meditating upon 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
After each decade say the following prayer requested by the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima:
"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."
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How to pray the Rosary