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Synonyms for rosary

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

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He approved the first new catechism in 430 years, and added the Luminous Mysteries to the Rosary.
Luminous Mysteries. San Diego: Harcourt, 2000.225 pp.
This Second Edition has been revised and expanded to include new material, including a chapter on the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary, and a new appendix called "Biblical Theology and Marian Studies"--on the scriptural basis of the dogmas concerning Mary.
It is likely that the late and great Pope John Paul II instituted the Luminous Mysteries of the rosary to encourage us to meditate more on the supernatural.