Luminous Mysteries

First Luminous Mystery: The Baptism of Jesus

Baptism of Jesus

Baptism of Jesus

Matthew 3:13, 16

“Jesus comes to John to be baptized…On coming up out of the water the heavens were opened and the Spirit of God descended like a dove and came upon Him.”


Second Luminous Mystery: The Wedding At Cana

The Wedding At Cana

The Wedding At Cana

John 2:7,8

“Fill those jars with water,” Jesus ordered, at which they were filled to the brim. “Now,” He said, “take some out and take it to the waiter in charge.”


Third Luminous Mystery: The Proclamation of the Kingdom

Proclamation of the Kingdom

Proclamation of the Kingdom

Matthew 5:3,6

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven…Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice, for they shall have their fill.”


Fourth Luminous Mystery: The Transfiguration

Transfiguration of Jesus

Transfiguration of Jesus

Matthew 17:1,2

“Jesus took Peter, James, and John up a high mountain by themselves, and he was transfigured before them.”


Fifth Luminous Mystery: The Institution of the Eucharist

Transfiguration of Jesus

Institution of the Eucharist

Matthew 26:26-29

“Jesus took bread…and gave it to his disciples saying: ‘Take this and eat it, this is My Body’…and taking the chalice: ‘Drink of this, for this is My Blood of the New Testament, which shall be shed for many unto the remission of