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How to Pray the Rosary

(Holding the Crucifix)
Make the Sign of the Cross and say The Apostles' Creed

(Holding the First Bead)
Say The Lord's Prayer

(For the Second and Third Beads)
Say one Hail Mary for each bead

(Holding the Fourth Bead)
Say one Hail Mary and one Glory Be

(Holding the Fifth Bead)
Meditate on the First Mystery, saying The Lord's Prayer

(Proceed Over the Center and Hold the First Small Bead)
Say one Hail Mary

(For the Second through Ninth Beads)
Say one Hail Mary for each bead

(For the Tenth Bead)
Say one Hail Mary and one Glory Be

(Holding the next Large Bead)
Meditate on the Second Mystery, saying The Lord's Prayer

(Proceed to the next Small Bead)
Say one Hail Mary

(For the Second through Ninth Beads)
Say one Hail Mary for each bead

(For the Tenth Bead)
Say one Hail Mary and one Glory Be

(Holding the next Large Bead)
Meditate on the Third Mystery, saying The Lord's Prayer

(Proceed to the next Small Bead)
Say one Hail Mary

(For the Second through Ninth Beads)
Say one Hail Mary for each bead

(For the Tenth Bead)
Say one Hail Mary and one Glory Be

(Holding the next Large Bead)
Meditate on the Fourth Mystery, saying The Lord's Prayer

(Proceed to the next Small Bead)
Say one Hail Mary

(For the Second through Ninth Beads)
Say one Hail Mary for each bead

(For the Tenth Bead)
Say one Hail Mary and one Glory Be

(Holding the next Large Bead)
Meditate on the Fifth Mystery, saying The Lord's Prayer

(Proceed to the next Small Bead)
Say one Hail Mary

(For the Second through Ninth Beads)
Say one Hail Mary for each bead

(For the Tenth Bead)
Say one Hail Mary and one Glory Be

(Holding the Centerpiece)
Recite the concluding Prayers, Hail Holy Queen and
Let Us Pray

Repeat the above instructions once for each of the Four Mysteries.