Glorious Mysteries

First Glorious Mystery: The Resurrection

The Resurrection of Jesus

The Resurrection of Jesus

Mark 16:4-6

And looking up they saw that the stone had been rolled back, for it was very large…On entering the tomb they saw a young man sitting at the right side who said to them, “Do not be afraid. You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth who was crucified. He is risen, He is not here. Behold the place where they laid him.”


Second Glorious Mystery: The Ascension

Jesus Ascends into Heaven

Jesus Ascends into Heaven

Mark 16:19

Then, after speaking to them, the Lord Jesus was taken up into heaven, and took His seat at God’s right hand.


Third Glorious Mystery: The Descent of the Holy Spirit

Descent of the Holy Spirit

Descent of the Holy Spirit

Acts 2:3,4

And there appeared to them parted tongues as of fire, which settled upon each of them. And they were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speck in foreign tongues, even as the Holy Spirit prompted them to speak.


Fourth Glorious Mystery: The Assumption

Mary Ascends Into Heaven

Mary Ascends Into Heaven

cf.. Songs 2:10; 4:7

Arise, my beloved, my beautiful one, and come!…You are all beautiful, my beloved, and there is no blemish in you.

cf.. Judith 15:9

You are the glory of Jerusalem…you are the splendid boast of our people.


Fifth Glorious Mystery: The Coronation

Queen of Heaven

Queen of Heaven

Revelations 12:1

A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.