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The Mysteries of the Holy Rosary in Downloadable Audio Files


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This is perhaps the simplest way to understand the Holy Rosary:

The Holy Rosary contains Four Mysteries — and each Mystery contains five distinct Episodes concerning the lives of Jesus and Mary. Simple.


 

We present you with two ways of praying the Holy Rosary in Latin:

On this page you may pray (or download) ONE Episode of  EACH MYSTERY (this page contains 20
Episodes of the JOYFUL MYSTERIES, and there are links to pages containing the remaining 3 Mysteries
(Sorrowful, Glorious, and Luminous: see immediately below)

 

Or you can listen to (pray along with) One entire Mystery
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T
he Rosary consists of five Mysteries that are divided into twenty decades as follows:

  • The Joyful Mysteries (5 decades)
  • The Luminous Mysteries (5 decades)
  • The Sorrowful Mysteries (5 decades)
  • The Glorious Mysteries (5 decades)

Below, the First Mystery is prayed:


 

 Click on any Mystery below to  listen to it
(you can also download any of them by right-clicking on the link below and choosing "Save Target as ..." in Internet Explorer or "Save link as ..." in Mozilla Firefox)
 

   Mysteria Gaudiosa — The Joyful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary

  • Prayers Preceding The Rosary
    (Symbolum Apostolorum: the Apostles Creed)
     
  • The Annunciation
    (the Angel Gabriel announces to Mary that she is to be the Mother of the Son of God)
     
  • The Visitation
    (Mary visits her cousin Elizabeth who has conceived a son, Saint John the Baptist who will "Prepare the way of the Lord")
     
  • The Nativity
    (the virgin birth of Jesus Christ)
     
  • The Presentation
    (Mary and Saint Joseph bring Jesus to the Temple in accordance with Mosaic Law to be presented to God)
     
  • The Finding in the Temple
    (Mary and Saint Joseph find Jesus, now 12 years old, in the Temple discoursing with the Doctors of the Mosaic Law)

    (to download any file, right-click on the blue button above that says, "Listen to this Audio File" and choose: "Save Link As ..." in in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox or "Save Target as ..." in Internet Explorer, and save it to your desktop.)

     

Each of these five Mysteries are recited — prayed, really — in Latin as our forefathers had prayed the Rosary for over a thousand years. You can follow the audio presentation in the text accompanying it below.  Please remember that each Mystery, as you listen to it, is being prayed — and not merely recited. We invite you to enter into these prayers with us. The audio files are not "professional recordings" ... they are prayers. We humbly ask you to overlook what is imperfect within them.

Our special thanks to the cloistered Community of Poor Clare Colettine Nuns of Ty Mam Duw in Wales for preparing the text for this presentation, for their loving encouragement, and for their constant prayers through which alone this project is possible.



Mysteria Gaudiosa — The Joyful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary



In nomine Patris +
et Filii +
et Spiritus Sancti +
Amen.


Symbolum Apostolorum (The Apostles Creed)

Credo in Deum
, Patrem omnipotentem, Creatorem caeli et terrae; et in Jesum Christum, Filium eius unicum, Dominum nostrum,
Qui conceptus est de Spiritu Sancto,
natus ex Maria Virgine,
passus sub Pontio Pilato,
crucifixus, mortuus et sepultus;
descendit ad inferos;
tertia die resurrexit a mortuis,
ascendit in caelum,
sedet ad dexteram Dei, Patris omnipotentis, inde venturus est judicare vivos et mortuos.

Credo in Spiritum Sanctum;
Sanctam Ecclesiam Catholicam,
sanctorum communionem;
remissionem peccatorum;
carnis resurrectionem;
vitam aeternam. Amen.

 


 


 The Annunciation   
I. Primum Mysterium Gaudiosum: Annunciatio (the Annunciation)


"26 In mense autem sexto, missus est angelus Gabriel a Deo in civitatem Galilćć, cui nomen Nazareth. 27 Ad virginem desponsatam viro, cui nomen erat Joseph, de domo David: et nomen virginis Maria. 28 Et ingressus angelus ad eam dixit : Ave gratia plena : Dominus tecum : benedicta tu in mulieribus. 29 Quć cum audisset, turbata est in sermone ejus, et cogitabat qualis esset ista salutatio. 30 Et ait angelus ei: Ne timeas, Maria : invenisti enim gratiam apud Deum. 31 Ecce concipies in utero, et paries filium, et vocabis nomen ejus Jesum: 32 Hic erit magnus, et Filius Altissimi vocabitur, et dabit illi Dominus Deus sedem David patris ejus : et regnabit in domo Jacob in ćternum, 33 et regni ejus non erit finis."

Pater noster, Qui es in caelis,
sanctificetur nomen Tuum;
adveniat regnum Tuum;
fiat voluntas Tua,
sicut in caelo et in terra.
Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie;
et dimitte nobis debita nostra,
sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris;
et ne nos inducas in tentationem; sed libera nos a malo.

Amen.


(Decies repetita: Repeat each "Ave Maria" 10 times):

Ave Maria, gratia plena,
Dominus tecum;
benedicta tu in mulieribus,
et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Jesus.
Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,
ora pro nobis peccatoribus,
nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.

Gloria Patri,
et Filio,
et Spiritui Sancto.
Sicut erat in principio,
et nunc,
et semper,
et in saecula saeculorum.

Amen.

(optional)
O Bone Jesu, libera nos a peccatis nostris; libera nos ab ignibus gehennae; perduc in paradisum omnes animas praesertim eas quae plus misericordia tua indigent!

 




The Visitation of Mary to Her Cousin Elizabeth 
  II. Secundum Mysterium Gaudiosum: Visitatio (the Visitation)

"39 Exsurgens autem Maria in diebus illis, abiit in montana cum festinatione, in civitatem Juda: 40 Et intravit in domum Zacharić, et salutavit Elisabeth. 41 Et factum est, ut audivit salutationem Marić Elisabeth, exsultavit infans in utero ejus: et repleta est Spiritu Sancto Elisabeth: 42 Et exclamavit voce magna, et dixit : Benedicta tu inter mulieres, et benedictus fructus ventris tui. 43 Et unde hoc mihi, ut veniat mater Domini mei ad me? 44 Ecce enim ut facta est vox salutationis tuć in auribus meis, exsultavit in gaudio infans in utero meo."

Pater noster, Qui es in caelis,
sanctificetur nomen Tuum;
adveniat regnum Tuum;
fiat voluntas Tua,
sicut in caelo et in terra.
Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie;
et dimitte nobis debita nostra,
sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris;
et ne nos inducas in tentationem; sed libera nos a malo.

Amen.


(Decies repetita: Repeat each "Ave Maria" 10 times):

Ave Maria, gratia plena,
Dominus tecum;
benedicta tu in mulieribus,
et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Jesus.
Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,
ora pro nobis peccatoribus,
nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.


Gloria Patri,
et Filio,
et Spiritui Sancto.
Sicut erat in principio,
et nunc,
et semper,
et in saecula saeculorum. Amen.

(optional)
O Bone Jesu, libera nos a peccatis nostris; libera nos ab ignibus gehennae; perduc in paradisum omnes animas praesertim eas quae plus misericordia tua indigent!

 




The Nativity - the Birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ   
III. Tertium Mysterium Gaudiosum: Nativitas (the Nativity, the Birth of Jesus)

"15 Et factum est, ut discesserunt ab eis angeli in cćlum : pastores loquebantur ad invicem : Transeamus usque Bethlehem, et videamus hoc verbum, quod factum est, quod Dominus ostendit nobis. 16 Et venerunt festinantes : et invenerunt Mariam, et Joseph, et infantem positum in prćsepio. 17 Videntes autem cognoverunt de verbo, quod dictum erat illis de puero hoc. 18 Et omnes qui audierunt, mirati sunt: et de his quć dicta erant a pastoribus ad ipsos. 19 Maria autem conservabat omnia verba hćc, conferens in corde suo. 20 Et reversi sunt pastores glorificantes et laudantes Deum in omnibus quć audierant et viderant, sicut dictum est ad illos."


Pater noster, Qui es in caelis,
sanctificetur nomen Tuum;
adveniat regnum Tuum;
fiat voluntas Tua,
sicut in caelo et in terra.
Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie;
et dimitte nobis debita nostra, sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris;
et ne nos inducas in tentationem; sed libera nos a malo.

Amen.


(Decies repetita: Repeat each "Ave Maria" 10 times):

Ave Maria, gratia plena,
Dominus tecum;
benedicta tu in mulieribus,
et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Jesus.
Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,
ora pro nobis peccatoribus,
nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.


Gloria Patri,
et Filio,
et Spiritui Sancto.
Sicut erat in principio,
et nunc,
et semper,
et in saecula saeculorum. Amen.

(optional)
O Bone Jesu, libera nos a peccatis nostris; libera nos ab ignibus gehennae; perduc in paradisum omnes animas praesertim eas quae plus misericordia tua indigent!

 




 
The Presentation in the Temple  IV. Quartum Mysterium Gaudiosum: Presentatio (the Presentation in the Temple)

"29 Nunc dimittis servum tuum Domine, secundum verbum tuum in pace: 30 Quia viderunt oculi mei salutare tuum. 31 Quod parasti ante faciem omnium populorum: 32 lumen ad revelationem gentium, et gloriam plebis tuć Israël. 33 Et erat pater ejus et mater mirantes super his quć dicebantur de illo. 34 Et benedixit illis Simeon, et dixit ad Mariam matrem ejus: Ecce positus est hic in ruinam et in resurrectionem multorum in Israël, et in signum cui contradicetur: 35 Et tuam ipsius animam pertransibit gladius ut revelentur ex multis cordibus cogitationes."


Pater noster, Qui es in caelis,
sanctificetur nomen Tuum;
adveniat regnum Tuum;
fiat voluntas Tua,
sicut in caelo et in terra.
Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie;
et dimitte nobis debita nostra,
sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris;
et ne nos inducas in tentationem; sed libera nos a malo.

Amen.

(Decies repetita: Repeat each "Ave Maria" 10 times):

Ave Maria, gratia plena,
Dominus tecum;
benedicta tu in mulieribus,
et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Jesus.
Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,
ora pro nobis peccatoribus,
nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.


G
loria Patri
,
et Filio,
et Spiritui Sancto.
Sicut erat in principio,
et nunc,
et semper,
et in saecula saeculorum.

Amen.

(optional)
O Bone Jesu, libera nos a peccatis nostris; libera nos ab ignibus gehennae; perduc in paradisum omnes animas praesertim eas quae plus misericordia tua indigent!

 




The Finding in the Temple 
  V. Quintum Mysterium Gaudiosum: Inventio in Templo (the Finding in the Temple)

"41 Et ibant parentes ejus per omnes annos in Jerusalem, in die solemni Paschć. 42 Et cum factus esset annorum duodecim, ascendentibus illis Jerosolymam secundum consuetudinem diei festi, 43 consummatisque diebus, cum redirent, remansit puer Jesus in Jerusalem, et non cognoverunt parentes ejus. 44 Existimantes autem illum esse in comitatu, venerunt iter diei, et requirebant eum inter cognatos et notos. 45 Et non invenientes, regressi sunt in Jerusalem, requirentes eum. 46 Et factum est, post triduum invenerunt illum in templo sedentem in medio doctorum, audientem illos, et interrogantem eos. 47 Stupebant autem omnes qui eum audiebant, super prudentia et responsis ejus. 48 Et videntes admirati sunt. Et dixit mater ejus ad illum: Fili, quid fecisti nobis sic? ecce pater tuus et ego dolentes qućrebamus te. 49 Et ait ad illos: Quid est quod me qućrebatis? nesciebatis quia in his quć Patris mei sunt, oportet me esse ? 50 Et ipsi non intellexerunt verbum quod locutus est ad eos. 51 Et descendit cum eis, et venit Nazareth: et erat subditus illis. Et mater ejus conservabat omnia verba hćc in corde suo. 52 Et Jesus proficiebat sapientia, et ćtate, et gratia apud Deum et homines."


Pater noster, Qui es in caelis,
sanctificetur nomen Tuum;
adveniat regnum Tuum;
fiat voluntas Tua,
sicut in caelo et in terra.
Panem nostrum quotidianum da nobis hodie;
et dimitte nobis debita nostra,
sicut et nos dimittimus debitoribus nostris;
et ne nos inducas in tentationem; sed libera nos a malo.

Amen.


(
Decies repetita
: Repeat each "Ave Maria" 10 times):

Ave Maria, gratia plena,
Dominus tecum;
benedicta tu in mulieribus,
et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Jesus.
Sancta Maria, Mater Dei,
ora pro nobis peccatoribus,
nunc et in hora mortis nostrae.

Amen.


Gloria Patri,
et Filio,
et Spiritui Sancto.
Sicut erat in principio,
et nunc,
et semper,
et in saecula saeculorum.

Amen.

(optional)
O Bone Jesu, libera nos a peccatis nostris; libera nos ab ignibus gehennae; perduc in paradisum omnes animas praesertim eas quae plus misericordia tua indigent!



 



Salve, Regina, Mater misericordiae!
vita, dulcedo, et spes nostra, salve.
Ad te clamamus, exules filii Evae.
Ad te suspiramus,
gementes, et flentes, in hac lacrimarum valle.
Eia ergo, advocata nostra,
illos tuos misericordes oculos ad nos converte.
Et Jesum, benedictum fructum ventris tui, nobis post hoc exilium ostende.
O clemens, O pia, O dulcis Virgo Maria!

Ora pro nobis, Sancta Dei Genetrix,
Ut digni efficiamur promissionibus Christi.

Oremus:
 
Gratiam tuam quaesumus, Domine,
mentibus nostris infunde, ut qui,
angelo nuntiante, Christi Filii tui
incarnationem cognovimus
per passionem eius et crucem,
ad resurrectionem gloriam perducamur,
per eundem Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen.
 



In nomine Patris,
et Filii,
et Spiritus Sancti.

Amen.
 

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It  is always a pleasure for the Boston Catholic Journal to receive letters, especially from young men and women. With gratitude we reprint the following letters:

 

Dear Senior Editor,
Boston Catholic Journal


I am writing you this letter so that you may know that no good deeds go unnoticed in the eyes of God. I have listened to the audio files on your website and I want to tell you that your whole team working at The Boston Catholic Journal did an excellent job not only with the one-hundred and fifty Psalms, but also with the Holy Rosary (it is especially helpful with the Rosary that the reader is able to follow along on the same page, and I do understand how there is a link which one can go to in order to follow along with the psalms as well).

As far a sound quality goes, after listen to about twelve-fifteen Psalms ranging from the first Psalm all the way to the last one, the sound quality is not only consistent but at the same time sharp and clear. The speaker does a good job of speaking at a steady pace in order that the listener may be able to follow along as well as reflect on that particular Psalm.

In an era where the classics and everything associated with it is slowly fading away, it is refreshing to not only see, but to hear what our fathers heard growing up and what their father’s heard, back to the time of the Roman Republic.

In this season of Lent, many people seem to get lost in its intended purpose of preparing for Easter ...with worrying about getting their ashes (solely for the purpose of just wearing them in public so people can see they are a “good” Catholic), or what they are going to give up for Lent—like their large ice coffee everyday—when the truth of the matter is none of that stuff (giving up coffee, chocolate, etc) is going to bring you closer to God.

I personally tend to look at Lent not so much of what you can “give up” but more of what you can “give”: one can give more time to God by going Church a couple days a week, or give more time to praying in the morning as well as at night; you can give your attention to people who are in need. Or as pertaining to your website, you can give the time it takes to listen to four Psalms a day and be done with all of them just in time for Easter.

I do understand the concept of self-discipline and giving up things that you find enjoyable or pleasing but, I just believe that God would find an increase prayer time and time of self reflection more pleasing to him than giving up soda for Lent (especially since the only reason you gave up soda was that you wanted to lose ten pounds during Lent and it has nothing to do with self-discipline).

Your website has provided many people the opportunity to prepare and cleanse themselves throughout the duration of Lenten season and in essence bring them closer to Christ which is what Lent is really all about.

 I hope you and your team of men at The Boston Catholic Journal keep up the good work. For there is no greater gift than to bring someone closer to Christ, especially since if you take one step towards Christ…he takes two steps towards you. So because of you many people are taking the step in the right direction, towards God.

Thank you again,

God Bless.

Stephen Saint Damian M.
University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth


 


Joseph Mary del Campos
Editor, Boston Catholic Journal

Dear Mr. Editor,


I have long since 'Bookmarked ' the Boston Catholic Journal as I am so interested in the audio files that you offer for downloads on site.

I always think that the layout of the Boston Journal is so easy to navigate, and indeed the 'Free Disc" that you sent to me some time ago has been much used and appreciated.

The voice files of the psalms have helped me greatly to appreciate the beauty of Latin and they are read so prayerfully, and in a way I can enter into, thank you for the hours of devotion you must have put into the project.

But I am particularly interested in the wonderful presentation of the Rosary in Latin, it is so prayerful, thank you so much — especially the ' Luminous Mysteries ', many religious sites on the net have the Regular mysteries but far fewer the Mysteries of Light.

The reader of the Rosary has such a good voice, well metered, and so prayerful, I can think of many sick people who would derive great comfort to pray along with these audio's, so thank you for all your time.

Please extend my gratitude to your staff, I see your site is dedicated to Mary, well she has certainly blessed the work of your hands and lips.

Thank you.

God bless you

A. E. I. M. E.


 

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