Start Small, but just get started - How to Pray the Rosary

The power of the rosary is strong. Many have received great blessings by saying the rosary. But if praying a full rosary sounds overwhelming, start with a single decade at a time. A single decade a day. Then build up from there.

This is the simplified 1-decade rosary prayer I use with my Knots of Grace single-decade rosary:
  1. Make the SIGN OF THE CROSS & pray OUR FATHER, while holding the cross
  2. Pray HAIL MARY, while holding each each of the 10 beads linked in a circle
  3. Pray GLORY BE, while holding the center bead

We make full rosaries at Knots of Grace, but you can also pray a full rosary using any of our single-decade rosaries.
Here’s how:
  1. Make the SIGN OF THE CROSS and pray the APOSTLE’S CREED, while holding the cross
  2. Pray 1 OUR FATHER, while holding the cross
  3. Pray 3 HAIL MARYs and 1 GLORY BE, while holding the center bead
  4. Announce the 1st MYSTERY and pray 1 OUR FATHER, continuing to hold the center bead
  5. Pray 1 HAIL MARY, while holding each each of the 10 beads linked in a circle
  6. Pray 1 GLORY BE, while holding the center bead
  7. Repeat Steps 1c and 2 for the remaining MYSTERIES
  8. After completing the 5 MYSTERIES, Pray HAIL HOLY QUEEN, while holding the cross

Start small but just get started. You may find blessings where you least expected them. And if you don't have a single decade rosary, check out what we have available

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