She lives in North Carolina with her husband and two children. Your mind can wander from the mysteries to your grocery list or to the friend you need to call when you finish praying. There is nothing lacking, as He has gone the whole road, for you and me. The SORROWFUL Mysteries. While you meditate on this mystery, think of the Seven Last Words of Christ:1. Reflection: All of the joyful mysteries are somehow tinged with sorrow, but they are also touched with light and glory. It is inescapable. She could face disapproval. And it looks like surgery will likely be involved because of … But Our Sorrowful Mother, will be our strength and consolation. JOYFUL MYSTERIES. Jesus falls to the ground and says, “Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will.” Why do I worry so over difficult moments, rather than trust in God’s will for my life? Take Mary into your hearts. Reflections on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary First Sorrowful Mystery – The Agony in the Garden In the garden of Gethesamane, all of our sins and temptations were there and brought such anguish to Him, causing Him to sweat blood. We hear the Heavenly Father’s voice that this is my beloved Son. (John 19:28) 6. “It is finished.” Jesus has done it all! Second Sorrowful Mystery: The Scourging at the Pillar. PO Box 305 Each one of the Luminous mysteries sheds light on an important aspect of Christ's mission: He is son of the Father, the miracle worker, announcer of the Kingdom, the transfigured Son of god, and living bread or Eucharistic presence. He wills to have her be ours also. Father, into your hands I commend my spirit. With illustrations and suggested points of reflection from our booklet Scripturally Based Rosary, available in our on-line store. We can follow his example by spending time in prayer and humbly submitting to God’s will for our lives. the mystery of the decade) by itself within each main mystery, and some are comprehensive based on the overall look at the sub-mysteries within the main mystery, and some links two mysteries … The . 1. On October 16, 2002, Pope St. John Paul II recommended to the Christian world the addition of a new set of Mysteries to the Rosary. When we are humiliated or embarrassed, do we lash out in anger or do we endure the shame with quiet dignity? My God, My God! THE SORROWFUL MYSTERIES. He knows who he is and what he came for, even as a boy. This booklet contains some reflections on the mysteries of the Holy Rosary. Calvary and the Last Supper are happening right on our altars!! Jesus, we are Yours. Yes, we were there at His scourging. I thirst! There are many who doubt Jesus’s humanity. (414) 570-4389, Hearts United 2013 Rally Promoted on National Television – Click Here, Episcopal Advisor: Archbishop of Milwaukee, WI – Most Rev. Reflections on the Sorrowful Mysteries. The Second Sorrowful Mystery is the Scourging at the Pillar. Since they are present in every Catholic church, they can provide a good visual tool for meditation. Jesus asked then and asks us now, “Will you keep company with Me and pray with Me?” What is our answer? Jesus is tortured by the Roman guards. Fourth Sorrowful Mystery – The Carrying of the Cross. The sorrowful mysteries cover more than just the death of Christ, however. Yes, we were there when Simon was forced to help Jesus carry the cross. Website by Geoffrey Butz Art & Design ~ www.geoffbutz.com, Archdiocese of Milwaukee Farewell Masses for Archbishop Dolan, Entrustments of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Perpetual Adoration Locations – Archdiocese of Milwaukee. We pray the various prayers represented by the Rosary beads aloud (or silently). 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