Tue, May 23, 2017

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Decade Ending Prayers

Joyful Mysteries

First Joyful Mystery: The Annunciation
Mary, our queen and our mother, help each of us to imitate you, by repeating your fiat, your yes, by seeking and doing God’s will, in our daily lives.

Second Joyful Mystery: The Visitation
Mary, our queen and our mother, help each of us to imitate you, as the first evangelizer of the Good News. May we hasten each day, to serve others, and to bring Jesus to them.

Third Joyful Mystery: The Birth of Jesus
Mary, our queen and our mother, open wide the door of our hearts, to give Jesus a place to reside, and live through our daily lives, in order to make our families holy.

Fourth Joyful Mystery: The Presentation
Mary, our queen and our mother, help us to imitate you, to present ourselves daily, in a Christ-like manner, even when it may not always be pleasant to do, so we may become peacemakers.

Fifth Joyful Mystery: The Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple
Mary, our queen and our mother, may we imitate your example, to seek and find Jesus, in the temple, in the tabernacles of our churches and chapels, so we may then, find Jesus, in others.

 

Mysteries of Light

First Mystery of Light: The Baptism of Our Lord in the Jordan
Mary, our mother, spouse of the Holy Spirit, help us to live out our baptismal promises, so we may bring the light of Christ, to others, through our daily lives.

Second Mystery of Light: The Wedding Feast at Cana
Mary, our mother, spouse of the Holy Spirit, help us to be humble, so that you may mold and conform each of us, to be imitations of Christ, in order, that we may always, “Do whatever He tells us.”

Third Mystery of Light: The Proclamation of the Kingdom
Mary, our mother, spouse of the Holy Spirit, help us to live the beatitudes and to show mercy to others, so we may also receive the heavenly Father’s mercy through our genuine sorrow for our sins.

Fourth Mystery of Light: The Transfiguration of Our Lord
Mary, our mother, spouse of the Holy Spirit, help us to persevere with our difficulties and crosses, and keep our gaze on the true meaning and purpose in life, to achieve eternal life with the Trinity in heaven.

Fifth Mystery of Light: The Institution of the Holy Eucharist
Mary, our mother, spouse of the Holy Spirit, help us to open our hearts, to sense our need to gaze on Jesus, in the Eucharist, so we may then recognize Him, in our family members, the poor, the sick and suffering, the elderly, the unborn and all those in need.

 

Sorrowful Mysteries

First Sorrowful Mystery: The Agony in the Garden
Mary, spouse of the Holy Spirit, and our mother, help us daily to repeat your fiat, and the yes of Jesus, which He spoke to the Heavenly Father. Help us, in our daily lives to always spend time in prayer and then say yes to life.

Second Sorrowful Mystery: The Scourging at the Pillar
Mary, spouse of the Holy Spirit, and our mother, help us to be pure in all things, and to foster wherever possible, God’s plan of natural family planning.

Third Sorrowful Mystery: The Crowning with Thorns
Mary, spouse of the Holy Spirit, and our mother, help us to be humble, and to remove some of the thorns, of the sins of pride, from the crown of thorns.

Fourth Sorrowful Mystery: The Carrying of the Cross
Mary, spouse of the Holy Spirit, and our mother, help us to bear and carry our splinters of the cross with holy joy, to be another Simon the Cyrenian and another Veronica, to show mercy, compassion, and concern for others. Help us to see Jesus in all.

Fifth Sorrowful Mystery: The Crucifixion
Mary, spouse of the Holy Spirit, and our mother, help us to quench the thirst of Jesus, by giving Him our total love. May we be people who show mercy to others, so we may obtain mercy from our Heavenly Father.

 

Glorious Mysteries

First Glorious Mystery: The Resurrection of Jesus
Mary, Our Lady of the Rosary, help me each day to be filled with true Christian joy, in order to proclaim and live the Good News, Who is Jesus Christ risen from the dead 

Second Glorious Mystery:The Ascension of Jesus into Heaven
Mary. Our Lady of the Rosary, help me each day to be detached from the things of the world; and to strive only for what will lead me and others to Heaven.

Third Glorious Mystery:The Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles
Mary, Our Lady of the Rosary, help me each day to be a courageous and passionate witness for Jesus, Who is the Way, the Truth and the Life.

Fourth Glorious Mystery:The Assumption of Mary, Body & Soul into Heaven
Mary, Our Lady of the Rosary, help me each day to be pure and modest in word, thought and deed; as only the pure in heart will see God 

Fifth Glorious Mystery:The Coronation Of Mary as Queen of Heaven & Earth 
Mary, Our Lady of the Rosary, help me each day, to keep my eyes and heart focused on Jesus, while striving to make the world a better place for all.