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Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary
The Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary are used during meditation on Thursdays. These Rosary Mysteries are sometimes referred to as the "Mysteries of Light".



First Luminous Mystery: The Baptism of Jesus
Baptism of Jesus
Baptism of Jesus
Matthew 3:13, 16
"Jesus comes to John to be baptized...On coming up out of the water the heavens were opened and the Spirit of God descended like a dove and came upon Him."

Second Luminous Mystery: The Wedding At Cana
Wedding At Cana
The Wedding At Cana
John 2:7,8
"Fill those jars with water," Jesus ordered, at which they were filled to the brim. "Now," He said, "take some out and take it to the waiter in charge."

Third Luminous Mystery: The Proclamation of the Kingdom
Kingdom of Heaven
Proclamation of the Kingdom
Matthew 5:3,6
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven...Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice, for they shall have their fill."

Fourth Luminous Mystery: The Transfiguration
Transfiguration of Jesus
Transfiguration of Jesus
Matthew 17:1,2
"Jesus took Peter, James, and John up a high mountain by themselves, and he was transfigured before them."

Fifth Luminous Mystery: The Institution of the Eucharist
institution of the eucharist
Institution of the Eucharist
Matthew 26:26-29
"Jesus took bread...and gave it to his disciples saying: 'Take this and eat it, this is My Body'...and taking the chalice: 'Drink of this, for this is My Blood of the New Testament, which shall be shed for many unto the remission of sins."

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