The Christmas Rosary Mysteries

Have you ever created your own rosary mysteries from Scripture stories not included or only partially alluded to the regular sets of mysteries: Joyful, Luminous, Sorrowful, Glorious? I like to meditate on the Christmas mysteries and assign a decade to certain persons or events from the Christmas narratives in Matthew and Luke. The five decades run something like this:  Mary, Joseph, Angels, Shepherds, Wise Men. The method focuses me, more than the Third Joyful Mystery—the Nativity. The Christmas Mysteries can also be thematic: Attention to God’s Messengers, Dreams, Humility and Humble Circumstances, Risk, Offerings, to name a few.

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  1. Catherine L Schneider on December 30, 2023 at 6:48 am

    Wonderful suggestions!