The Mysteries of the Birth
of Christ to Mary and in Joseph’s house

The 1st Birth Mystery ...

The Star Sign over Bethlehem and the Angelic Presence

On the first large bead -- Pray the Our Father

  • Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

On the next 10 beads -- Pray the Prayer Below

  • Joseph, son of David and husband of Mary, we honor you, guardian of the Redeemer, and we adore the child you named Jesus.
  • Saint Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church, pray with us, that we may imitate you in lifelong dedication to the interests of the Savior.
  • After 10th prayer, end by adding AMEN.

Glory Be

  • Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

The 2nd Birth Mystery ...

The Birth of the Christ

On the first large bead -- Pray the Our Father

  • Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

On the next 10 beads -- Pray the Prayer Below

  • Joseph, son of David and husband of Mary, we honor you, guardian of the Redeemer, and we adore the child you named Jesus.
  • Saint Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church, pray with us, that we may imitate you in lifelong dedication to the interests of the Savior.
  • After 10th prayer, end by adding AMEN.

Glory Be

  • Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

The 3rd Birth Mystery ...

The Shepherd's Visit

On the first large bead -- Pray the Our Father

  • Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

On the next 10 beads -- Pray the Prayer Below

  • Joseph, son of David and husband of Mary, we honor you, guardian of the Redeemer, and we adore the child you named Jesus.
  • Saint Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church, pray with us, that we may imitate you in lifelong dedication to the interests of the Savior.
  • After 10th prayer, end by adding AMEN.

Glory Be

  • Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

The 4th Birth Mystery ...

The Naming of Christ as Jesus

On the first large bead -- Pray the Our Father

  • Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

On the next 10 beads -- Pray the Prayer Below

  • Joseph, son of David and husband of Mary, we honor you, guardian of the Redeemer, and we adore the child you named Jesus.
  • Saint Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church, pray with us, that we may imitate you in lifelong dedication to the interests of the Savior.
  • After 10th prayer, end by adding AMEN.

Glory Be

  • Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

The 5th Birth Mystery ...

The Townsfolk's Visit

On the first large bead -- Pray the Our Father

  • Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.

On the next 10 beads -- Pray the Prayer Below

  • Joseph, son of David and husband of Mary, we honor you, guardian of the Redeemer, and we adore the child you named Jesus.
  • Saint Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church, pray with us, that we may imitate you in lifelong dedication to the interests of the Savior.
  • After 10th prayer, end by adding AMEN.

Glory Be

  • Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.