The rosary is a blessed bead, used to say intercessory prayer to our blessed virgin Mary. It is a special way to pray, and is powerful not only because of the use of blessed beads (Rosaries) but because of the repetition of powerful prayers. There is a set pattern to praying the Rosary, but you can pray it alone, with a partner, or in a group. If you don’t have a Rosary, you can use your fingers! They also make rosary rings for situations where handling or carrying around a whole Rosary isn’t possible. However, rosary is not limited to praying only to the blessed virgin Mary. There are other intercessory prayers and prayers that you would could to our Lord, to saints. for example;
Rosary to the Holy Wounds
This devotion honours the five wounds of Our Lord. Many promises are attached to this devotion. How to pray:
Prayers on the Crucifix and first three beads:
O Jesus, Divine Redeemer,
be merciful to us and to the whole world. Amen.
Strong God, holy God, immortal God,
have mercy on us and on the whole world. Amen.
Grace and mercy, O my Jesus, during present dangers;
cover us with Your Precious Blood. Amen.
Eternal Father, grant us mercy through the Blood of Jesus Christ,
Your only Son; grant us mercy,
we beseech You. Amen, Amen, Amen.
On the large beads:
Eternal Father, I offer You the wounds of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
R: To heal the wounds of our souls.
On the small beads:
My Jesus, pardon and mercy.
R: Through the merits of Your Holy Wounds.
You shall repeat this throughout the whole rosary and end with a concluding prayer;
Lord Jesus, Man of Sorrows, we have meditated upon your suffering. We have considered those wounds we know and those unknown to us, and with confidence in your mercy, we ask you to grant us a greater purity of heart, true humility, and courage in our own suffering. We place ourselves and our loved ones into your holy wounds, trusting in your compassion and healing grace. Make us holy and worthy to call you Lord. Amen.