How many beads are on a traditional rosary?

Answer A traditional Catholic rosary is made up of 60 beads, each used to designate a different prayer. This number includes 53 small beads for the "Hail Mary" prayer, six medium-sized beads for the "Our ... Read More »

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How do i say the rosary beads?

Make the sign of the cross. Recite the apostle's creed on the rosary crucifix, followed by one Our Father, three Hail Marys and a Glory Be. The apostle's creed is as follows: I believe in God, the ... Read More »

How do I pray with rosary beads?

First DecadeMake the sign of the cross while holding the cross. Hold the first bead and say the Apostles' Creed. On the next bead pray the Our Father. For each of the next three beads pray a Hail M... Read More »

What do rosary beads represent?

Primarily associated with Catholicism, but utilized in many religions, "The beads of a rosary count the prayers as they are recited out loud or in the mind," writes Jessica Ciosek in an article for... Read More »

How do I wear rosary beads?

Roman Catholics use rosary beads to help them count a specific number of prayers. Although the rosary is not an item of jewelry, people who frequently pray the rosary sometimes wear it discretely b... Read More »