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The Scriptural Rosary
Luminous Mysteries

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Luminous Mysteries - Scriptural Rosary

The First Luminous Mystery - The Baptism of Jesus

Each passage should be contemplated on each of the 10 Hail Mary rosary beads.

  1. "I am baptizing you with water for repentance but the one who is coming after me is mighter than I."  (Matthew 3:11)
  2. "I am not worthy to loosen the thongs of His sandals."  (Luke 3:16)
  3. "He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire."  (Luke 3:16)
  4. The next day, John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world."  (John 1:29)
  5. John said to Him, "I have need to be baptized by you, and yet you are coing to me?"  (Matthew 3:14)
  6. Jesus said to him,  "Allow it now for thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness."  (Matthew 3:15)
  7. Then he allowed it.  (Matthew 3:15)
  8. After Jesus was baptized, He came out of the water and, behold, the heavens were opened unto Him.  (Matthew 3:16)
  9. And He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove coming upon Him.  (Matthew 3:16)
  10. And a voice from the heavens saying, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased."  (Matthew 3:17)

The Second Luminous Mystery - The Self-Manifestation of Christ at Cana

Each passage should be contemplated on each of the 10 Hail Mary rosary beads.

  1. On the third day there was a wedding at Cana and the mother of Jesus was there.  (John 2:1)
  2. Jesus and His disciples were also invited to the wedding.  (John 2:2)
  3. When the wine ran short, the mother of Jesus said to Him, "They have no wine."  (John 2:3)
  4. Jesus said to her, "Woman, how does your concern affect Me? My hour has not yet come."  (John 2:4)
  5. His mother instructed those waiting on table, "Do whatever He tells you."  (John 2:5)
  6. Jesus said to the servants, "Fill the jars with water."  And they filled them to the brim.  (John 2:7)
  7. Then He told them, "Draw some out now and take it to the headwaiter."  (John 2:8)
  8. And when the headwaiter tasted the water that had become wine without knowing where it had come from, he called the bridegroom.  (John 2:9)
  9. And said to him, "Every man serves good wine first; and when men have drunk freely, an inferior one, but you have kept the good wine until now."  (John 2:9-10)
  10. Jesus did this as the beginning of His signs in Cana of Galilee, and so revealed His glory; and His disciples believed in Him.  (John 2:11)

The Third Luminous Mystery - The Proclamation of the Kingdom of God

Each passage should be contemplated on each of the 10 Hail Mary rosary beads.

  1. "This is the time of fulfillment."  (Mark 1:15)
  2. "The kingdom of God is at hand."  (Mark 1:15)
  3. "Repent and believe in the gospel."  (Mark 1:15)
  4. And they came, bringing to Him a paralytic carried by four men.  And when Jesus saw their faith He said to the paralytic, "My son, your sins are forgiven."  (Mark 2:3-5)
  5. "But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins...I say to you rise, take up your pallet and go home."  (Mark 2:10-11)
  6. But He said to the woman, "Your faith has saved you; go in peace."  (Luke 7:50)
  7. "So I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven; for she has shown great love."  (Luke 7:47)
  8. Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you."  (John 20:19-20)
  9. And when He had said this, He breathed on them and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit."  (John 20:22)
  10. "As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you."  (John 20:22)

The Fourth Luminous Mystery - The Transfiguration

Each passage should be contemplated on each of the 10 Hail Mary rosary beads.

  1. About eight days after saying these things, He took Peter and John and James, and went up the mountain to pray.  (Luke 9:28)
  2. While He prayed, His face changed and His clothing became dazzling white.  (Luke 9:29)
  3. And, behold, there were two men talking to Him, Moses and Elijah.  (Luke 9:30)
  4. Who appeared in glory, and spoke of His death which He should accomplish in Jerusalem.  (Luke 9:31)
  5. Peter and his companions were overcome with sleep, but becoming fully awake, they saw His glory, and the two men that stood with Him.  (Luke 9:32)
  6. As they were about to part from him, Peter said to Jesus, "Master, it is good we are here; let us make three tents; one for you, and one for Moses, and one for Elijah."  (Luke 9:33)
  7. While he was still speaking, there came a cloud and cast a shadow over them, and they became frightened as they entered into the cloud.  (Luke 9:34)
  8. And there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, "This is My chosen Son; listen to Him."  (Luke 9:35)
  9. After the voice had spoken, Jesus was found alone.  (Luke 9:36)
  10. They fell silent and did not tell anyone at this time what they has seen.  (Luke 9:36)

The Fifth Luminous Mystery - The Institution of the Eucharist

Each passage should be contemplated on each of the 10 Hail Mary rosary beads.

  1. Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life.  No one comes to the Father, except through me."  (John 14:6)
  2. "...Whoever has seen me has seen the Father."  (John 14:9)
  3. "And whatever you ask in My name, I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son."  (John 14:13)
  4. "Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you."  (John 14:27)
  5. "I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower."  (John 15:1)
  6. "If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love; just as I have kept my Father's commandments, and remain in His love."  (John 15:10)
  7. "This I command you, love one another."  (John 15:17)
  8. And as they were eating, Jesus took break, blessed it, broke it, and gave it to His disciples and said, "Take and eat; this is my body."  (Matthew 26:26)
  9. Then He took a cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them saying, "Drink from it all of you."  (Matthew 26:27)
  10. "For this is my blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the forgiveness of sins."  (Matthew 26:28)


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