Pray the Rosary


   "City of God"

Sister Maria Jesus Agreda (1602-1665)

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CONTENTS

PART I.

Books One and Two

THE CONCEPTION

BOOK ONE

CHAPTER

  1. WHY GOD REVEALED THE LIFE OF MARY IN THESE OUR TIMES
  2. GOD’S INSCRUTABLE ESSENCE; THE DECREE OF CREATION
  3. CREATION OF THE ANGELS AND THE FALL OF LUCIFER
  4. CREATION AND FALL OF MAN
  5. PROPAGATION OF MANKIND. EXPECTATION OF A REDEEMER. SAINTS JOACHIM AND ANNE
  6. THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
  7. THE BLESSED BIRTH OF MARY IMMACULATE. HER NAME
  8. HER CHILDHOOD YEARS

BOOK TWO

CHAPTER

  1. HER PRESENTATION IN THE TEMPLE
  2. INSTRUCTION GIVEN BY THE QUEEN CONCERNING RELIGIOUS VOWS. HER FIRST YEARS IN THE TEMPLE
  3. OF THE VIRTUE OF FAITH, AND HOW MOST HOLY MARY PRACTICED IT
  4. OF THE VIRTUE OF HOPE, AND HOW THE VIRGIN OUR LADY EXERCISED IT
  5. OF THE VIRTUE OF CHARITY IN THE MOST HOLY MARY, OUR LADY
  6. THE TRIALS OF THE QUEEN IN THE TEMPLE AND THE DEATH OF HER PARENTS
  7. HER WONDERFUL ESPOUSAL WITH SAINT JOSEPH

PART II

Books Three, Four, Five and Six

THE INCARNATION AND TRANSFIXION

BOOK THREE

CHAPTER

  1. THE NOVENA BEFORE THE INCARNATION
  2. THE INCARNATION OF THE SON OF GOD
  3. MOST HOLY MARY VISITS ELIZABETH

BOOK FOUR

CHAPTER

  1. ST. JOSEPH RESOLVES TO LEAVE HIS SPOUSE
  2. THE AMIABLE HUMILITY OF MARY TOWARD HER SPOUSE
  3. THE JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM
  4. CHRIST OUR SAVIOR IS BORN OF THE VIRGIN MARY IN BETHLEHEM, JUDA
  5. THE ADORATION OF THE SHEPHERD; THE CIRCUMCISION
  6. THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI
  7. THE PRESENTATION OF THE INFANT JESUS IN THE TEMPLE
  8. THE FLIGHT TO EGYPT
  9. THE SWEET INTERCOURSE OF JESUS AND MARY; THEIR RETURN FROM EGYPT

BOOK FIVE

CHAPTER

  1. INTERIOR TRIALS OF MARY; JESUS IN THE TEMPLE
  2. JESUS INSTRUCTS HIS MOTHER IN THE LAW OF GRACE
  3. THE CONTINUED PRAYERS OF JESUS AND MARY FOR MANKIND
  4. THE HAPPY DEATH OF SAINT JOSEPH
  5. THE BLESSED MOTHER OFFERS HER SON AS VICTIM TO THE ETERNAL FATHER; JESUS DEPARTS FROM NAZARETH
  6. BAPTISM OF CHRIST. HIS FAST. MARY’S DOINGS DURING THESE EVENTS

BOOK SIX

CHAPTER

  1. MARY ACCOMPANIES JESUS ON HIS JOURNEYS
  2. THE TRANSFIGURATION AND TRIUMPHAL ENTRY INTO JERUSALEM OF OUR LORD
  3. THE LAST SUPPER
  4. THE PRAYER IN GETHSEMANI AND HOW MARY JOINED THEREIN
  5. JESUS BROUGHT BEFORE ANNAS AND CAIAPHAS
  6. JESUS BROUGHT BEFORE PILATE. THE SCOURGING AND CROWNING WITH THORNS
  7. THE WAY OF THE CROSS
  8. THE CRUCIFIXION
  9. MARY THE HEIRESS OF THE MERITS OF CHRIST
  10. THE VICTORY OF CHRIST OVER HELL
  11. THE RESURRECTION
  12. THE ASCENSION OF CHRIST

PART III

Books Seven and Eight

THE CORONATION

BOOK SEVEN

CHAPTER

  1. DESCENT OF THE HOLY GHOST; MARY’S INTUITIVE VISION OF HIM
  2. SERMON OF THE APOSTLES. MARY’S CARE FOR THE CONVERTS
  3. BAPTISM OF THE CONVERTS. THE FIRST MASS. PERPETUAL PRESENCE OF THE HOLY SPECIES IN MARY
  4. SOLICITUDE OF MARY FOR THE APOSTLES AND THE FAITHFUL
  5. DEATH OF STEPHEN. THE CREED. DEPARTURE OF THE APOSTLE
  6. CONVERSION OF SAINT PAUL

BOOK EIGHT

CHAPTER

  1. THE PERSECUTION OF HEROD AND THE WILL OF GOD MADE KNOWN TO MARY OCCASION HER SOJOURN IN EPHESUS
  2. COUNCIL OF THE APOSTLES
  3. THE GOSPELS
  4. HER DEVOTION TO THE PASSION OF CHRIST AND TO THE HOLY EUCHARIST – HOW SHE CELEBRATED THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION AND OTHER FEASTS
  5. SAINT GABRIEL BRINGS NOTICE OF DEATH
  6. THE GLORIOUS TRANSITION OF THE VIRGIN MARY
  7. BURIAL AND ASSUMPTION OF THE VIRGIN
  8. THE CORONATION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD

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