What is this Medicine for?
Making difficult decisions
Calming worries and fears
Dosage: Take anytime day or night
Side Effects: Love, Peace, Hope, Strength, Joy.
How to use your medicine
- Find a quiet space, and begin to pray.
- Look at the cross: “Yes, God loved the world so much that he gave his only son…”(Jn 3:16)
- On the large beads pray: Our Father…”
- On the ten smaller beads pray: “Hail Mary…”
- Then pray: ” Glory be…” This is called a decade of the rosary.
- Whilst you pray the decade reflect on gods love.
Now begin, pray and reflect.
The Joyful Mysteries (Monday and Saturday)
Mary becomes the Mother of Jesus ‘in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent… to a virgin… the virgin’s name was Mary… Listen! You are to conceive and bear a son… Jesus… (LK 1:26-27,31)
Mary Visits her cousin Elizabeth ‘Mary set out… and quickly as she could… Elizabeth said “of all women you are the most blessed, and blessed is the fruit of your womb…”! (LK 1:39,42)
The birth of Jesus ‘She wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger because there was no room for them in the inn’. (LK 2:7)
Mary and Joseph present Jesus to God in the Temple “They took him up to Jerusalem to present him to the lord’. (LK 2:22)
The finding of Jesus
Why were you looking for me?… Did you not know that i must be busy with my Father’s affairs?” (LK 2:49)
The Mysteries of Light (Thursday)
Jesus begins his public ministry. After Jesus” baptism… a voice spoke from heaven ,’This is my Son, the beloved ; my favour rest on him’. (Mt 3:17)
The Wedding at Cana
Jesus’ first sign. Jesus said “Fill the jars with water “…it had turned in to wine’. (Jn 2:7.9)
Jesus proclaims his Father’s Kingdom
The call to conversion. “The time has come” he said” and the Kingdom of God is close at hand. Repent and believe the Good News.” (Mk 1:15)
Jesus reveals his glory and divinity. As he prayed…his face changed and his clothing became brilliant as lighting…and a voice came from the clouds saying, “This is my Son, the Chosen One. Listen to him”, (Lk 9:29,35)
The institution of the Eucharist
Jesus gives us his body and blood.’…on the same night he was betrayed…Jesus took… bread ,and thanked God for it and broke it, and he said ” This is my body…”In the same way he took the cup… and said “This cup is the new covenant in my blood”. (1 Cor 11:23-25)
The Sorrowful Mysteries Tuesday & Friday
Jesus’ agony in the garden
Jesus’ is betrayed in Gethsemane. “And he said to them, “My soul is sorrowful to the point of death. Wait here, and keep awake”. (Mk 14:34)