Joyful Mysteries

First Joyful Mystery: The Annunciation to Mary

The Annunciation

The Annunciation

Luke 1:28,31,38

The Angel Gabriel said to Mary: “Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with you. Blessed are you among women…You shall conceive and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus…Mary answered, “Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it done to me according to your word.”


Second Joyful Mystery: The Visitation

Mary Meets With Elizabeth

Mary Meets With Elizabeth

Luke 1:42-44

Elizabeth was filed with the Holy Spirit and cried out in a loud voice: “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb…The moment your greeting sounded in my ears, the babe in my womb leapt for joy.”


Third Joyful Mystery: The Nativity

The Birth of Jesus

The Birth of Jesus

Luke 2:6-7

And it came to pass while they were there, that the days for Mary to be delivered were fulfilled. And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothing and laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.”


Fourth Joyful Mystery: The Presentation

The Presentation

The Presentation

Luke 2:22,34,35

When the days of her purification were fulfilled they took him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord…Simeon blessed them and said to his Mother, “Behold, this child is destined for the fall and for the rise of many in Israel, and for a sign that shall be contradicted; and thy own soul a sword shall pierce.”


Fifth Joyful Mystery: The Finding of the Child Jesus In the Temple

Jesus In the Temple

Jesus In the Temple

Luke 2:46,51

After three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions…And He returned with His parents to Nazareth, and