How to Pray the Rosary

  • Make the Sign of the Cross with the crucifix of the Rosary.
  • Say the “Apostles’ Creed”.
  • On the 1st bead from the crucifix, say one “Our Father”.
  • On the 2nd,3rd and 4th beads, say the “Hail Mary”.
  • Say one “Glory Be to the Father”.

For each of the 5 decades:

  • Announce the Mystery.
  • On the large bead before each decade, say one “Our Father”.
  • Say ten “Hail Marys”,(one for each small bead of the decade) while meditating on the Mystery.
  • Say the “Glory Be to the Father”

Closing Prayer

  • Say the “Hail, Holy Queen”.

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