The Luminous Rosary Mysteries

reminds us to follow Jesus Christ,

the Light of the World.

The Holy Father John Paul II published his Apostolic Letter
Rosarium Virginis Mariae and which he declared the months of

October 2002 to October 2003 to be the Year of the Holy Rosary
and the Holy Father gave the faithful new "Mysteries of Light'
rosary meditaions of Jesus's public ministry.

"The Mysteries of Light"

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"My people pray the rosary and cleanse your soul often
for by doing these things you will bear much fruit."

First Luminous Mystery

The baptism of Our Lord in the River Jordan


In the Jordan River, John was baptizing as people repented their sins.


Words from Jesus: Time is truly short, so go dear people, repent of your sins and get your souls in a state of grace and I promise you will bear much fruit. I love even the most hardened sinner, but he must accept my love, repent of his sins and show that love in return.

That day you subjected yourself to the baptism of repentance of John the Baptizer, you seized all sin of the whole world upon yourself, every sin that
ever had or would be committed.

Words from Jesus
I love each one of you that I died on the cross, I love each one of you and you’ve been invited to my table in heaven. Many do not realize how their sinfulness has added wounds to my most sacred heart, and too many believe time is forever.

Jesus, after you were baptized and the sky opened and the Spirit of God
descend like a dove and hovered over you. A voice from the heavens said, “This is my beloved Son. My favor rests on him” (Matt. 3:13-17).

Words from Jesus:
I came on this earth to fulfill the plan of my father in heaven because I love each one of you. Just as a mother and father nurture and love their child so do I nurture and love all my people. 

Jesus, you are the innocent one, true God and true Man.  “For our sakes God made him who did not know sin, to be sin, so that in him we might become the very holiness of God” (2- Cor. 5:21).

Words from Jesus: All the world will see, that I truly died on the cross to save man from sin. Oh how my mother weeps, when she sees her children adding wounds to my most sacred heart. I am Jesus I am he who came in this world so that all may one day be with me in heaven.


Second Luminous Mystery

The Miracle at the Wedding Feast of Cana


Oh Lord, in performing your very first public miracle, it formed faith in you, for all who were at hand.


Words from Jesus: I will continue to pour out my graces upon all my faithful. These are the times when you need to come to me and trust in my love and in the end your reward will be great.

 Jesus, you sanctified the vocation of marriage at the wedding feast of Cana.

 Words from Jesus: Husbands love your wives; your mission as husband and wife is to have me at the center of your love in order to help each other to heaven. I love all my people and want all my people to be with me in paradise, but they must choose to follow my ways.

Lord, the couple at Cana had their marriage blessed by Your presence, this is to be an example to everyone, that you should be part of every marriage.


Words from Jesus:  My people look to Saint Joseph and My heavenly Mother for they are true models of the family. My people, be a model for marriage and trust in Me and My will for you. I will guide you but you must first learn to trust.

It was Mary who interceded to ask Jesus to perform a miracle to save the wedding couple from shame, so too, should we call upon Our lady’s
assistance in our lives.

Words from Jesus:
Look to my mother, for she is your mother to, and is here to assist you on your journey to heaven. The time will soon come when you will see my mother's immaculate heart triumph, when I rid this world of evil.


Third Luminous Mystery

  The Proclamation of the Kingdom of God

Jesus proclaims the coming of the Kingdom of God, and calls for conversion.  

 Words from Jesus: Come back my people; repent of your sins, and my graces I will pour out on you abundantly. My people do not reward yourself in this world but rather fulfill your mission on earth for your true reward is in the kingdom because eternity is forever.

 Jesus wants all to know that he came for the forgiveness of sin, and so that
“we may have life and have it more abundantly” (John 10:10).

 Words from Jesus: Come to me and ask for my forgiveness and I will save even the most hardened sinner. All will know that I gave up my life in order for sinners to repent and enter my kingdom.

Jesus gave us his Church and through his ordained priests, the power to
forgive sin in every age. “If you forgive men’s sins, they are forgiven them; if you hold them bound, they are held bound”

 Words from Jesus: Go and tell my chosen sons that they must prepare all my people to repent of their sins. All must confess their sins and truly come to know Me, and My plan for them.

'Teacher, what good must I do to gain eternal life?' He answered him, 'Why do you ask me about the good? There is only One who is good. If you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments." (Matthew 19:16-17)

 Words from Jesus: You must live the commandments and cleanse your soul, and live the gospel messages, and I promise you will be granted a place at my table in heaven. You have nothing to fear if you are truly living the commandments and picking up your cross and following me.

"Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it."  And He took them up in His arms,
put His hands on them.


Words from Jesus: Teach your children to come and accept my ways and reject the world's ways and all will one day be in my kingdom.  Please dear parents love your children and show my little ones the road to heaven.


The Fourth Luminous Mystery

 The Transfiguration of Our Lord

John will remain at side of your Mother Mary beneath the Cross. The grace Your Transfiguration will sustain him to have faith in you.

 Words from Jesus: My faithful will be persecuted greatly, but it is by their love and willingness to pick up their cross that I will reward them in heaven. Take all your fears and worries to me and I will pour out my graces.

It was Moses who shared the Word of God with your people and appeared with you in the glory of your Transfiguration.

 Words from Jesus: Each commandment is your ticket into the kingdom of God. Each and every commandment must be lived to the fullest for you must not pick and choose which ones are easiest for you but rather turn to me for strength and I will provide.

While he was still speaking, a cloud came and cast a shadow over them, and they became frightened when they entered the cloud." (Luke 9:34)

 Words from Jesus: My people, everyday you are given an opportunity to come and serve me and if you are turning to me with an open heart you have nothing to fear. I love all my people and want them to come and trust in me.

Then from the cloud came a voice which said, ‘This is my Son, my Chosen
 one. Listen to him.’ When the voice fell silent, Jesus was there alone” (Luke 9:32-36

Words from Jesus: My people have peace for I do not bring fear rather My saving grace so you can spend eternity with Me in Paradise.  Now listen, listen, listen to My words for I am your Shepherd and it is only through Me that you will be rewarded in the Kingdom.

One day we hope too will share your glory as Moses and Elijah who appeared in glory at  Your Transfiguration.


Words from Jesus: For when I came to this earth, man could not enter the kingdom of heaven until I gave up my life. Each and every soul has a mission; each soul has been called to fulfill that mission in order to be with me in heaven.


The Fifth Luminous Mystery

The Last Supper,
when Our Lord gives us the Holy Eucharist

Jesus repeated again and again that He is actually going to give us His living Body to eat and His living Blood to drink. Then the crowd murmurs and thousands begin to walk away from Jesus.

Words from Jesus: I have given all a free will but they must turn back to me and trust in my love. I will be your rock and I will be your strength for I am Jesus.

Lord, may I always be clean in heart when I come to your Eucharistic

Words from Jesus: My people come and speak to me with your heart; nothing speaks to me more than a clean and pure heart. Continue to come to me in prayer and spend quiet time with me for I see all the purity in your heart.

“For my flesh is real food and my blood real drink. The man who feeds on
 my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me, and I in him....”
(John 6:55-56).

Words from Jesus: My people I gave up my life, and every time you come to me, and receive me you are becoming one with me.  Every time you speak to me with your heart I share in your happiness and pain.

Jesus took bread, blessed it, broke it, and gave it to his disciples. ‘Take this
 and eat it,’ he said, ‘this is my body.’

Words from Jesus: Come to me and receive me for I laid down my life in order for you to be with me in heaven. Each person has a mission and responsibility to nurture their soul in order to be with me in heaven.

All of you must drink from it,’ he said, ‘for this is my blood, the blood of the covenant, to be poured out in behalf of many for the forgiveness of sins.

Words from Jesus: Every time you receive me your soul must be in a state of grace, go forth my people and repent of your sins.  My people come be with me come and share with me at my table in heaven and speak to me with your hearts.


"Rediscover the ROSARY in the light of the Scripture,
in harmony with
the Liturgy,
and in the context of your daily lives."

Pope John Paul II


"To recite the Rosary is nothing other than to contemplate with Mary the face of Christ....

I desire that during the course of this year the Rosary should be especially emphasized and promoted in the various Christian communities.

I therefore proclaim the year from October 2002 to October 2003 the Year of the Rosary." An Apostolic Letter called "Rosarium Virginis Mariae" -Pope John Paul II

 “The Pope has declared October 2002 to October 2003 inclusive the “YEAR OF THE ROSARY.” The call is not for just a year, but to use this year to promote the Rosary, rediscover the Rosary, learn to pray it better thereafter.” – Fr. Robert J. Fox

The Holy Father has added five more mysteries to the Rosary. These Mysteries are called the Luminous Mysteries or Mysteries of Light. These Mysteries focus on the public life of Jesus when he proclaims the Gospel of the Kingdom.

Messages and Excerpts came from the official website of "Words from Jesus" at

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