Prayer before the Recitation:

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.

Then say: Hail Mary.




In Petition

Hail, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, my Mother Mary, hail! At thy feet I humbly kneel to offer thee a Crown of Roses--snow white buds to remind thee of thy joys--each bud recalling to thee a holy mystery; each ten bound together with my petition for a particular grace.

O Holy Queen, dispenser of God's graces, and Mother of all who invoke thee! Thou canst not look upon my gift and fail to see its binding. As thou receivest my gift, so wilt thou receive my petition; from thy bounty thou wilt give me the favor I so earnestly and trustingly seek.

I despair of nothing that I ask of thee. Show thyself my Mother!
In Thanksgiving

Hail, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, my Mother Mary, hail! At thy feet I gratefully kneel to offer thee a Crown of Roses--snow white buds to remind thee of thy joys--each bud recalling to thee a holy mystery; each ten bound together with my petition for a particular grace.

O Holy Queen, dispenser of God's graces, and Mother of all who invoke thee! Thou canst not look upon my gift and fail to see its binding. As thou receivest my gift, so wilt thou receive my thanksgiving; from thy bounty thou hast given me the favor I so earnestly and trustingly sought.

I despaired not of what I asked of thee, and thou hast truly shown thyself my Mother.


Creed, Our Father, 3 Haily Marys,
Glory Be to the Father.





THE FIRST GLORIOUS MYSTERY

The Resurrection

O glorious Mother Mary, meditating on the Mystery of the Resurrection of Our Lord from the Dead, when, on the morning of the third day after His death and burial, He arose from the dead and appeared to thee, dear Mother, and filled thy heart with unspeakable joy; then appeared to the holy women, and to His disciples, who adored Him as their risen God,

I humbly pray;

Our Father, 10 Hail Marys,
Glory be to the Father.


I bind these full-blown roses with a petition for the virtue of FAITH and humbly lay this bouquet at thy feet.









THE SECOND GLORIOUS MYSTERY

The Ascension

O glorious Mother Mary, meditating on the Mystery of the Ascension, when thy Divine Son, after forty days on earth, went to Mount Olivet accompanied by His disciples and thee, where all adored Him for the last time, after which He promised to remain with them until the end of the world; then, extending His pierced hands over all in a last blessing, He asscended before their eyes into Heaven,

I humbly pray:

Our Father, 10 Haily Marys,
Glory Be to the Father.


I bind these full-blown roses with a petition for the virtue of HOPE and humbly lay this bouquet at thy feet.












THE THIRD GLORIOUS MYSTERY

The Descent of the Holy Ghost

O glorious Mother Mary, meditating on the Mystery of the Descent of the Holy Ghost, when, the Apostles being assembled with thee in a house in Jerusalem, the Holy Spirit descended upon them in the form of fiery tongues, inflaming the hearts of the Apostles with the fire of Divine love, teaching them all truths, giving to them the gift of tongues, and, filling thee with the plentitude of His grace, inspired thee to pray for the Apostles and the first Christians,

I humbly pray:

Our Father, 10 Haily Marys,
Glory Be to the Father.


I bind these full-blown roses with a petition for the virtue of CHARITY and humbly lay this bouquet at thy feet.









THE FOURTH GLORIOUS MYSTERY

The Assumption of Our Blessed Mother Into Heaven

O glorious Mother Mary, meditating on the Mystery of thy Assumption into Heaven, when, consumed with the desire to be united with thy Divine Son in Heaven, thy soul departed from thy body and united itself to Him, Who, out of the excessive love He bore for thee, His Mother, whose virginal body was His first tabernacle, took that body into Heaven and there, amidst the acclaims of the Angels and Saints, reinfused into it thy soul,

I humbly pray:

Our Father, 10 Haily Marys,
Glory Be to the Father.


I bind these full-blown roses with a petition for the virtue of UNION WITH CHRIST and humbly lay this bouquet at thy feet.










THE FIFTH GLORIOUS MYSTERY

The Coronation of Our Blessed Mother in Heaven as Its Queen

O glorious Mother Mary, meditating on the Mystery of Thy Coronation in Heaven, when, upon being taken up to Heaven after thy death, thou wert triply crowned as the august Queen of Heaven by God the Father as His beloved Daughter, by God the Son as His dearest Mother, and by God the Holy Ghost as His chosen Spouse; the most perfect adorer of the Blessed Trinity, pleading our cause as our most powerful and merciful Mother, through thee,

I humbly pray:

Our Father, 10 Haily Marys,
Glory Be to the Father.


I bind these full-blown roses with a petition for the virtue of UNION WITH THEE and humbly lay this bouquet at thy feet.












SPIRITUAL COMMUNION

My Jesus, really present in the most Holy Sacrament of the Altar, since I cannot now receive Thee under the sacramental veil, I beseech Thee, with a heart full of love and longing, to come spiritually into my soul through the Immaculate Heart of Thy most holy Mother, and abide with me forever; Thou in me, and I in Thee, in time and in eternity, in Mary.




Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, our Life, our Sweetness, and our Hope. To Thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To Thee do we send up our sighs mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn then, most gracious Advocate, Thine Eyes of Mercy toward us, and after this our exile show unto us the Blessed Fruit of thy Womb, Jesus. O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary. Pray for us O Holy Mother of God. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.






In Petition

Sweet Mother Mary, I offer thee this Spiritual Communion to bind my bouquets in a wreath to place upon thy brow. O my Mother! Look with favor upon my gift, and in thy love obtain for me (specify request) Hail Mary, etc.
In Thanksgiving

Sweet Mother Mary, I offer thee this Spiritual Communion to bind my bouquets in a wreath to place upon thy brow in thanksgiving for (specify request) which thou in thy love hast obtained for me. Hail Mary, etc.





PRAYER

O God! Whose only-begotten Son, by His Life, Death, and Resurrection, has purchased for us the reward of eternal life; grant, we beseech Thee, that, meditating upon these mysteries of the Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we may imitate what they contain and obtain what they promise. Through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.

May the Divine assistance remain always with us. Amen. And may the Souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

Holy Virgin, with thy loving Child, thy blessing give to us this day (night).

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen