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One complete Mystery of the Rosary consists of one Our Father, ten Hail Marys and one Glory Be to the Father five times. Each decade is announced as a scriptural reflection. A spiritual Rosary includes the Bible reading for each decade.

1. COMMENCE WITH THE SIGN OF THE CROSS

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, Amen.

2. RECITE THE FOLLOWING PRAYERS:

THE APOSTLES' CREED

THE LORD'S PRAYER - OUR FATHER   

3 HAIL MARYS

GLORY BE TO THE FATHER

3. Name the appropriate mysteries for the day beginning with the first.

Recite 1 Our Father, 10 Hail Marys and 1 Glory Be To The Father while using the rosary beads as an aid to counting.

Conclude each mystery with the Fatima prayer, as follows:

"O My Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell and lead all souls to heaven, especially those in most need of thy mercy."

After each decade say :

Oh my Jesus, forgive us our sins. Save us from the fires of hell. Lead all souls to Heaven especially those in most need of Your Mercy.

4. Continue with the remaining 4 mysteries as in the one above.

5. Having completed the 5 mysteries, recite the Hail Holy Queen:

THE HAIL, HOLY QUEEN

Hail, holy Queen, Mother of Mercy! Hail 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 Virgin Mary.
Pray for us, O holy Mother of God.
That we may be worthy of the promises of Christ.

LET US PRAY

6. End with the following prayer:

"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 by meditating on these mysteries of the holy Rosary we may obtain what they contain and obtain what they promise through Jesus Christ Our Lord. Amen."

May thy Divine assistance remain always with us through Christ Our Lord. Amen.

THE 20 MYSTERIES OF THE ROSARY (each of the mysteries listed)

(links below offer the scriptural readings)

The Joyful Mysteries said on Monday & Saturday 
The Luminous Mysteries said on Thursday
The Sorrowful Mysteries said on Tuesday & Friday
The GloriousMysteries said on Wednesday & Sunday

ROSARY INDULGENCES

A PLENARY INDULGENCE…
May be gained (under the usual conditions) when the Rosary is prayed in Church, in a family group or in a religious community. Also:
Ø Five (5) decades of the Rosary must be prayed continuously.
Ø The prayers of the Rosary must be prayed vocally and must mediate upon the Mysteries of the Rosary.
Ø If the recitation of the Rosary is public, the Mysteries of the Rosary should be announced. 

A PARTIAL INDULGENCE…
One may gain a partial indulgence for the Rosary's recitation in a whole or in part in other circumstances.

A PLENARY INDULGENCE
Can be gained only once a day (except by those who are in danger of death.)
To gain a plenary indulgence one must perform the indulgence act.  Three other conditions must be fulfilled:
1. A sacramental confession
2. Eucharistic Communion
3. Prayers for the Pope's intentions

In addition one must be free of all attachment to sin, even venial sin.  If this complete integrity is not present or if the above conditions are not fulfilled the indulgence is only partial.  Both a plenary and partial indulgence may be applied to the dead.