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Synonyms for rosary

a string of beads used in counting prayers (especially by Catholics)

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But I confess that I am not reflecting particularly on the glorious mysteries or the veneration of Mary.
In 2002 Pope John Paul II added the Luminous mysteries--which treat Jesus' public ministry--to the Joyful, Sorrowful and Glorious mysteries.
Although the pope recently created the new set of Luminous Mysteries upon which to meditate while praying the rosary, this month try the Glorious Mysteries, which include the Assumption.
The 15 mysteries were divided up in 3 groups of 5: the Joyful mysteries, the Sorrowful mysteries and the Glorious mysteries.
The women explained that the Catholic rosary is a meditation based upon significant events in the lives of Jesus and Mary, through the Joyful, Sorrowful and Glorious Mysteries.