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Prayer before the Rosary: Queen of the Holy Rosary, you ha e deigned to come to Fatima to reveal to the three shepherd children the treasures of grace hidden in the Rosary. Inspire my heart with a sincere love of this devotion, in order that by meditating on the Mysteries of our Redemption which are recalled in it, I may be enriched with its fruits and obtain peace for the world, the conversion of sinners and of Russia, and the favor which I ask of you in this Rosary. (Here mention your request). I ask it for the greater glory of God, for your own honor, and for the good of souls, especially for my own. Amen.

Sign of the Cross and Apostles’ Creed: I BELIEVE in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth; and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. He descended into hell; the third day He arose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, and sits at the right hand of God, the Father Almighty; from thence He shall come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. Amen.

One Our Father: Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

Three Hail Marys (for Love, Faith, and Hope): Hail Mary, full of grace! The Lord is with thee; blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

Glory Be to the Father: Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

The 1st Glorious Mystery: The Resurrection I desire a Strong Faith

Think of …Christ’s glorious triumph when, on the third day after His death, He arose from the tomb and for forty days appeared to His Blessed Mother and to His disciples. Say 1 Our Father. 10 Hail Marys. Glory be to the Father. "O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save from the fires of hell, lead all souls to heaven, especially those in most need of Thy mercy."

The 2nd Glorious Mystery: The Ascension I desire the Virtue of Hope

Think of…The Ascension of Jesus Christ, forty days after His glorious Resurrection, in the presence of Mary and His disciples. Say 1 Our Father. 10 Hail Marys. Glory be to the Father. "O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save from the fires of hell, lead all souls to heaven, especially those in most need of Thy mercy."

The 3rd Glorious Mystery: The Descent of the Holy Spirit I desire Zeal for the Glory of God

Think of…The descent of the Holy Spirit upon Mary and the Apostles, under the form of tongues of fire, in fulfillment of Christ’s promise. Say 1 Our Father. 10 Hail Marys. Glory be to the Father. "O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save from the fires of hell, lead all souls to heaven, especially those in most need of Thy mercy."

The 4th Glorious Mystery: The Assumption I desire the Grace of a Holy Death

Think of…The glorious Assumption of Mary into Heaven, when she was united with her Divine Son. Say 1 Our Father. 10 Hail Marys. Glory be to the Father. "O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save from the fires of hell, lead all souls to heaven, especially those in most need of Thy mercy."

The 5th Glorious Mystery: The Coronation of the Blessed Virgin Mary I desire a Greater Love for the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Think of…The glorious crowning of Mary as Queen of Heaven by her Divine Son, to the great joy of all the Saints. Say 1 Our Father. 10 Hail Marys. Glory be to the Father. "O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save from the fires of hell, lead all souls to heaven, especially those in most need of Thy mercy."

The Hail! Holy Queen: Hail! Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, our life, our sweetness and our hope. To you do we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To you do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn then, O most gracious advocate, your eyes of mercy toward us; and after this our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of your womb, Jesus. O clement! O loving! O sweet Virgin Mary! n . Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God. R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

Prayer after the Rosary: O God, whose only-begotten Son, by His life, death and resurrection, has purchased for us the rewards 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. n . May the divine assistance remain always with us. R. Amen. n . And may the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. R. Amen.