(to be recited on rosary beads)

The Three Royal Mysteries

The Apostle’s Creed (prayed on the cross)

The revelation of the birth of Our Lord (Our Father and ten Hail Marys)

Meditation:     The universe responded to Our Lord’s incarnation with signs and wonders which the Three Kings labored to discern (CCC299)

Fruit:  Wisdom

The Journey from afar (Our Father and ten Hail Marys)

Meditation:    They left their home and blindly followed the star which led them to

Our Lord.

Fruit:  Humility

The finding of Our Lord and return home by another route (Our Father and ten Hail Marys)

Meditation:     Upon finding Our Lord, they offered him gifts of Frankincense, Gold and Myrrh.  They left for home by another route.

Fruit:  Purity

The Memorare (prayed at the end on the cross)

“I like to think of you beside the Magi as you adore the King of peace, the Saviour of the world, and see the hand of the Child Jesus guided by that of his holy Mother in the act of blessing each one of you.” – Pope John Paul II