To aid you in praying the Rosary, the Catholic Church has designated days of the week on which to pray each of the Mysteries. The order in which the rosary is prayed can also vary depending on the season of the church, such as Lent and Advent. Below is a quick guide to what Rosary is today and which mysteries to pray on each day of the week.
What Rosary is today?
Monday: The Joyful Mysteries of the RosaryTuesday: The Sorrowful Mysteries of the RosaryWednesday: The Glorious Mysteries of the RosaryThursday: The Luminous Mysteries of the RosaryFriday: The Sorrowful Mysteries of the RosarySaturday: The Joyful Mysteries of the RosarySunday: The Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary
In the Christmas season, the Joyful Mysteries are prayed on Sundays.
During the season of Lent, the Sorrowful Mysteries are prayed on Sundays.
How to remember what Rosary is today:
An easy way to remember what mystery lands on what day:
Sunday Rosary: Glorious
Then on each side of the Sunday are the Joyful Mysteries.
Saturday Rosary: JoyfulSunday Rosary: GloriousMonday Rosary: Joyful
The next sides are the Sorrowful Mysteries.
Friday Rosary: Sorrowful
Saturday Rosary: JoyfulSunday Rosary: GloriousMonday Rosary: JoyfulTuesday Rosary: Sorrowful
Add the final sides, the Glorious Mystery on Wednesday and the Luminous Mystery on Thursday.
Thursday Rosary: LuminousFriday Rosary: SorrowfulSaturday Rosary: JoyfulSunday Rosary: GloriousMonday Rosary: JoyfulTuesday Rosary: SorrowfulWednesday Rosary: Glorious
Each time you prepare to pray the Rosary, you begin with Sunday, (the Glorious Mysteries), and then count to today. It's an easy way to memorize and pray with the Mysteries. Happy praying!
Luminous - Sorrowful - Joyful - Glorious - Joyful - Sorrowful - Glorious
Learn more about the Mysteries of the Rosary here.
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