The First Sorrowful Mystery
THE AGONY IN THE GARDEN
FRUIT: CONTRITIONLord, may hardship, sorrow, and distress pass over me. However, like Jesus, give me the strength to follow Your Will no matter where it may take me. May I remember that You never give anyone more challenges then he can handle.
The Second Sorrowful Mystery
THE SCOURGING AT THE PILLAR
Lord, use me to comfort those who suffer. May those who suffer take comfort and hope for they follow in the footsteps of Jesus. And while they may not find relief in this world, may their faith in eternal happiness in Heaven give them strength
The Third Sorrowful Mystery
THE CROWNING OF THORNS
FRUIT: MORAL COURAGE
Lord, You were a most unexpected king crowned with thorns and scorn. May I recognize Your kingly presence in my life and honor You through love and charity.
The Fourth Sorrowful Mystery
THE CARRYING OF THE CROSS
Lord, I know the road is long and hard. I may fall, either to sin or despair. But like You falling under the weight of the cross, may I always find the strength to get back up and follow God's Will.
The Fifth Sorrowful Mystery
Lord, remember me and have mercy on me, a poor sinner. May I not receive what I rightly deserve through my imperfect life, but instead receive Your mercy so that I may live with You in Heaven