2023 lenten reflection booklet
Pray with us this Lent! Pick up the 2023 Divine Mercy Lenten Reflection Booklet in the Gathering Space at 800 Marquette Avenue OR use the electronic copy. As companions on the journey, we aim to help each other deepen our relationship with God and ultimately, see each other to heaven. This booklet contains reflections on the day's Gospel reading, written by members of our parish family.
The Divine Mercy Chaplet
How to pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy
and the ocean of mercy opened up for the whole world.
O Fount of Life, unfathomable Divine Mercy,
envelop the whole world and empty Yourself out upon us.
For the sake of His sorrowful Passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world.
Holy God, Holy Mighty One, Holy Immortal One, have mercy on us and on the whole world.
Eternal God, in whom mercy is endless and the treasury of compassion inexhaustible, look kindly upon us and increase Your mercy in us, that in difficult moments we might not despair nor become despondent, but with great confidence submit ourselves to Your holy will, which is Love and Mercy itself.
Daily Prayers of the holy rosary
Here are guides for the Rosary and the Chaplet:
Monday & Saturday: Joyful Mysteries
Tuesday & Friday: Sorrowful Mysteries
Wednesday & Sunday: Glorious Mysteries
Thursday: Luminous Mysteries
Everyday: Divine Mercy Chaplet
Thank you to all who have been joining us in prayer!
How to Pray the Rosary
Make the Sign of the Cross.
Holding the Crucifix, say the Apostles' Creed.
On the first bead, say an Our Father.
Say one Hail Mary on each of the next three beads.
Say the Glory Be
For each of the five decades, announce the Mystery (perhaps followed by a brief reading from Scripture) then say the Our Father.
While fingering each of the ten beads of the decade, next say ten Hail Marys while meditating on the Mystery. Then say a Glory Be. (After finishing each decade, some say the following prayer requested by the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima: O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of hell; lead all souls to Heaven, especially those who have most need of your mercy.)
After saying the five decades, say the Hail, Holy Queen, followed by this dialogue and prayer:
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
Let us pray: O God, whose Only Begotten Son,
by his life, Death, and Resurrection,
has purchased for us the rewards of eternal life,
grant, we beseech thee,
that while meditating on these mysteries
of the most holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary,
we may imitate what they contain
and obtain what they promise,
through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.
The Mysteries of the Rosary
- The Visitation
- The Nativity
- The Presentation in the Temple
- The Finding in the Temple
- The Agony in the Garden
- The Scourging at the Pillar
- The Crowning with Thorns
- The Carrying of the Cross
- The Crucifixion and Death
- The Resurrection
- The Ascension
- The Descent of the Holy Spirit
- The Assumption
- The Coronation of Mary