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Luminous Mysteries of The Rosary
The Five Luminous Mysteries of The Rosary
Baptism of Christ in the Jordan
Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John.
But John tried to deter him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you,
and do you come to me?" Jesus replied, "Let it be so now; it is
proper for us to do this to fulfill all righteousness." Then John
As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that
moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending
like a dove and lighting on him. And a voice from heaven said, "This
is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.
Wedding feast at Cana
On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee. Jesus' mother
was there, and Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the
wedding. When the wine was gone, Jesus' mother said to him, "They
have no more wine." "Dear woman, why do you involve me?" Jesus
replied, "My time has not yet come."
His mother said to the servants, "Do whatever he tells you." Nearby
stood six stone water jars, the kind used by the Jews for ceremonial
washing, each holding from twenty to thirty gallons. Jesus said to
the servants, "Fill the jars with water". Then he told them, "Now draw some out and take it to the
master of the banquet." They did so, and the master of the banquet
tasted the water that had been turned into wine. He did not realize
where it had come from, though the servants who had drawn the water
knew. Then he called the bridegroom aside and said, "Everyone brings
out the best wine first and then the cheaper wine after the guests
have had too much to drink; but you have saved the best till now."
Announcement of the Kingdom
"The time has come," he said. "The kingdom of God is near. Repent and
believe the good news!" (Mk 1,15)
The preaching by which Jesus proclaims the coming of the Kingdom of
God, calls to conversion and forgives the sins of all who draw near
to him in humble trust, the inauguration of that ministry of mercy
which he continues to exercise until the end of the world,
particularly through the Sacrament of Reconciliation which he has
entrusted to his Church.
Jesus proclaims the coming of the Kingdom of God, and He continues to
exercise until the end of the world, particularly through the
Sacrament of Reconciliation
About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and James
with him and went up onto a mountain to pray. As he was praying, the
appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became as bright as
a flash of lightning. Two men, Moses and Elijah, appeared in
glorious splendor, talking with Jesus. They spoke about his
departure, which he was about to bring to fulfillment at Jerusalem.
Peter and his companions were very sleepy, but when they became
fully awake, they saw his glory and the two men standing with him.
As the men were leaving Jesus, Peter said to him, "Master, it is
good for us to be here. Let us put up three shelters, one for you,
one for Moses and one for Elijah."
While he was speaking, a cloud appeared and enveloped them, and they
were afraid as they entered the cloud. A voice came from the cloud,
saying, "This is my Son, whom I have chosen; listen to him." When
the voice had spoken, they found that Jesus was alone. The disciples
kept this to themselves, and told no one at that time what they had
seen. (Luke 9,28-35)
Institution of the Eucharist
While they were eating, Jesus took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and
gave it to his disciples, saying, "Take it; this is my body."
Then he took the cup, gave thanks and offered it to them, and they
all drank from it.
"This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many," he
said to them. "I tell you the truth, I will not drink again of the
fruit of the vine until that day when I drink it anew in the kingdom
of God." (Mk 14,22-25)
At the Last Supper we see the the institution of the Eucharist, in
which Christ offers his body and blood as food under the signs of
bread and wine, and testifies “to the end” his love for humanity,
for whose salvation he will offer himself in sacrifice.