71 Central St. Stoneham, MA 02180

Pray the Rosary

Wednesdays at 3:00 pm

Praying Hands with RosaryJoin Us to Pray the Rosary
for the end of the Pandemic &
for Peace and Justice in our Country
Wednesdays at 3:00 pm
via Zoom

Join us Wednesday afternoons at 3:00 to pray the Rosary to ask Our Blessed Mother to intercede on our behalf for the end of the COVID-19 Pandemic and to help us grow as a nation of peace and justice. We meet virtually via Zoom:


You can join by phone or by using a smart phone, tablet or computer. Call Patrice Fitzpatrick at 781-438-0200 for the password, for more information and for assistance connecting via Zoom.

(Posted Aug 05, 2020)


The steps to praying the Rosary are:


  1. Make the Sign of the Cross and say the “Apostles’ Creed”
  2. Say the “Our Father”
  3. Say three “Hail Marys” for Faith, Hope, and Charity
  4. Say the “Glory Be”
  5. Announce the First Mystery and then say the “Our Father”
  6. Say ten “Hail Marys” while meditating on the Mystery
  7. Say the “Glory Be” (Optional: Say the “O My Jesus” prayer requested by Mary at Fatima)
  8. Announce the Next Mystery; then say the “Our Father” and repeat these steps (6 through 8) as you continue through the remaining Mysteries.
  9. Say the closing prayers: the “Hail Holy Queen” and “Final Prayer”
  10. Make the “Sign of the Cross”

Pope Saint John Paul II suggested the recitation of the Rosary as follows: the JOYFUL mysteries Monday and Saturday, the LUMINOUS on Thursday, the SORROWFUL on Tuesday and Friday, and the GLORIOUS on Wednesday and Sunday (with this exception; Sundays of Advent and Christmas – the JOYFUL; Sundays of Lent – the SORROWFUL).

Joyful mysteries: The Annunciation, The Visitation, The Nativity, The Presentation of our Lord, The Finding of the Child in the Temple.

Luminous mysteries: The Baptism of our Lord, The Wedding at Cana, The Proclamation of the Kingdom, The Transfiguration, The Institution of the Eucharist.

Glorious mysteries: The Resurrection, The Ascension into Heaven, The Descent of the Holy Spirit, The Assumption of Mary into Heaven, The Crowning of Mary, Queen of Heaven and Earth.

Sorrowful mysteries: Agony in the Garden, The Scourging at the Pillar, The Crowning with Thorns, The Carrying of the Cross, The Crucifixion and death of our Lord.

(Posted Mar 18, 2020)