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Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary
The Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary are used during meditation on Wednesdays. In addition, these rosary mysteries are also used for meditation on Sundays from Easter until Advent.



First Glorious Mystery: The Resurrection
Resurrection
The Resurrection of Jesus
Mark 16:4-6
And looking up they saw that the stone had been rolled back, for it was very large...On entering the tomb they saw a young man sitting at the right side who said to them, "Do not be afraid. You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth who was crucified. He is risen, He is not here. Behold the place where they laid him."

Second Glorious Mystery: The Ascension
ascension
Jesus Ascends into Heaven
Mark 16:19
Then, after speaking to them, the Lord Jesus was taken up into heaven, and took His seat at God's right hand.

Third Glorious Mystery: The Descent of the Holy Spirit
descent of the Holy Spirit
Descent of the Holy Spirit
Acts 2:3,4
And there appeared to them parted tongues as of fire, which settled upon each of them. And they were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speck in foreign tongues, even as the Holy Spirit prompted them to speak.

Fourth Glorious Mystery: The Assumption
Mary's Ascension
Mary Assumed Into Heaven
cf.. Songs 2:10; 4:7
Arise, my beloved, my beautiful one, and come!...You are all beautiful, my beloved, and there is no blemish in you.


cf.. Judith 15:9

You are the glory of Jerusalem...you are the splendid boast of our people.

Fifth Glorious Mystery: The Coronation
Queen of Heaven
Queen of Heaven
Revelations 12:1
A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.

Learn more about the Mysteries of the Rosary:
Joyful Mysteries Sorrowful Mysteries Glorious Mysteries Luminous Mysteries
 
 



Rosary Promise #10: "The faithful children of the rosary shall merit a high degree of glory in heaven."  See also: 15 Promises of the Rosary...


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