Rosary and Chaplet Prayers

  • How to Pray Using a Rosary Bracelet

    A Rosary Bracelet will typically have 10 Hail Mary knots or beads, a knot or bead for the Our Father, and a devotional medal or crucifix (or not).  They can be used they same way a "tenner" or a single decade rosary can be used. 
  • How To Pray on a Pocket Rosary or Rosary Bracelet

    This quick article shows how to pray the rosary using a 1 decade pocket style rosary, or a rosary bracelet. The single decade pocket Rosaries are prayed with the same sequence as a normal Rosary. It's just smaller to make it more portable. The prayers do not change. Since you don't have the norm...
  • Rosary Prayer Chart

  • The Black Monk Rosary Poem

    This poem inspired the Black Monk Rosary. This poem is downloadable for printing in .pdf form HERE. Please visit Father's website for more Liturgical Poetry (Here). **THE MONKS by Fr. SJMC+** The huge silver teapots that adorn the refectory table and the velvety jam gingerly spread over thick we...
  • How to Pray the Saint Michael Chaplet

    For a printable version CLICK HERE. *History* Saint Michael, appeared one day to Antonia d'Astonac, and told her that he wished to be honored by nine salutations corresponding to the nine Choirs of Angels, which should consist of one Our Father and three Hail Marys in honor of each of the Angel...
  • How to Pray with a Rosary Ring

    Rosary Rings also known as Finger Rosaries are really good for your pocket or purse or to just tuck into your desk drawer at work so it's always within reach. You can purchase the Rugged Rosary Rings which are a metal alloy with a vintage looking copper finish at the link (or by clicking on ...
  • Our Lady's 15 Promises for Praying the Holy Rosary

    These promises from Our Lady to Saint Dominic will help give an incentive for those times when we struggle to pray: Whoever shall faithfully serve me by the recitation of the Rosary, shall receive signal graces. I promise my special protection and the greatest graces to all those who shall recit...
  • Pope Francis' Five Finger Prayers

    Pope Francis' Five Finger Prayers Using the fingers on your hand, start with the thumb and pray these intentions in this order: 1.) The thumb is closest finger to you. So start praying for those who are closest to you. They are the persons easiest to remember. To pray for our dear ones is a "Sw...
  • Seven Sorrows Rosary Prayers

    THE ROSARY OF THE SEVEN SORROWS Holding the Crucifix, Sign of the Cross: In the name of The Father, and The Son, and The Holy Spirit. Amen. Introductory Prayer: My God, I offer You this Rosary for Your glory, so I can honor your Holy Mother, the Blessed Virgin, so I can share and medi...
  • The Divine Mercy Chaplet

    CHAPLET OF DIVINE MERCY Opening prayers 1. Using a normal rosary, make the Sign of the Cross on the first large bead. 2. On the first small bead, recite the Our Father. 3. On the second small bead recite the Hail Mary. 4. On the third small bead, recite the Apostles’ Creed. For Each Decade 5....
  • The Saint Benedict Medal

    The St. Benedict Medal Many of the products you see at Rugged Rosaries feature the St. Benedict Medal. This medal is one of the most famous and powerful symbols of the Catholic faith, but what does it stand for and what do all those symbols mean? Here we will explain the medal and also give ...
  • Anglican or Jesus Beads and Prayers

    Jesus Beads or Anglican Rosaries Rosaries, Prayer Ropes, Chotkis, Prayer Beads.  All are a way of simply staying focused on prayer. While the focus of prayer is spiritual and sometimes mental, as humans we find that something tangible helps. The use of the rosary or prayer beads helps to bring u...
  • Chaplet of the Ten Evangelical Virtues of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    The Marians have recited this prayer since the time of approval of the Order upon the “Rule of the Ten Evangelical Virtues of the B.V.M.” by Pope Innocent XII in 1699. Saint Stanislaus Papczynski, Founder of the Marians, was the first to make his solemn vows on this rule in Warsaw, on June 6, 170...
  • How To Pray the Rosary Video

    Our favorite video to teach you the basics of praying the rosary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lO77WmaI4k
  • How to Pray the Saint Benedict Chaplet

    How to Use the St. Benedict Chaplet This document can be downloaded or printed here: Saint Benedict Chaplet Prayer While holding the crucifix, make the sign of the cross, and recite the Apostles’ Creed. Next recite the following: Holy St. Benedict, we honor you for your self-sacrifice and soli...
  • How to Pray the Seven Joys Franciscan Crown Rosary

    How to pray the Franciscan Crown Rosary: Begin with the sign of the cross (there is no creed or opening prayers) 1. At the first decade, announce the first mystery; then say one Our Father on the fifth bead from the Cross. 2. Say one Hail Mary on each of the ten beads 3. Announce the second mys...
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  • The Saint Joseph Chaplet

    A printable copy of these instructions is available HERE. You can purchase a beautiful rugged St. Joseph Chaplet HERE. The St. Joseph Chaplet has 15 groups of one ivory bead and three blue beads. A Mystery of the Rosary is contemplated while each group of beads is prayed. How to pray the chap...