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Rosary Mysteries of the Holy Rosary for iOS

By Ryan MacCarthy $0.99

Developer's Description

Top rated Rosary app beautifully updated in stunning HD to keep your focus where it should be.

This app is a meditation and instructive aid for those praying the Rosary. It is NOT meant to replace your Rosary beads, but rather help you focus on the Mysteries of the Holy Rosary.

As soon as you open the app you are greeted with today's mysteries so you can meditate on them as you pray, accompanied by beautiful works of art and associated scriptures.

Instructions: Swipe to select the next mystery. That's it!

If you're new to praying the Rosary, you can follow the simple instructions, prayers and learn about the Mysteries.

Additional New Features:

Auto-load today's set of Mysteries, including seasonal changes for Sundays during Advent and Lent

Smart Gestures keep your focus, swipe to go to the next mystery, swipe up to see the scriptures

Keep your place pick up where you left off automatically

Prayer Intentions from Pope Francis pray through the year with the Holy Father

Updated Rosary guide and prayers

Compatible with more phones: iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

Share send a tweet next time you pray the Rosary to encourage others to do the same

New website launched http://rosary.io

Counter tap a mystery to keep your place with a new counter. It's very subtle to avoid distraction. This app is meant to be a Rosary companion rather than a replacement. But the counter is there for times you may not have your Rosary on hand.

The Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary

1. The Glorious Resurrection of Our Lord (John 20:1-29)

The Resurrection by Sebastiano Ricci (c.1715-16)

2. The Ascension of Our Lord (Luke 24:36-53)

The Ascension by Benjamin West, PRA (c.1801)

3. The Descent of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:1-41)

Pentecost by Titian (1545)

4. The Assumption of Mary into Heaven (Munificentissimus Deus, Pope Pius XII 1950)

Assumption of the Virgin by Annibale Carracci (c.1590)

5. The Coronation of Mary as Queen of Heaven and Earth (Revelation 12:1)

Coronation of the Virgin by Diego Rodrguez de Silva y Velzquez (c.16411644)

The Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary

1. The Annunciation of Gabriel to Mary (Luke 1:26-38)

The Annunciation by Luca Giordano (1672)

2. The Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth (Luke 1:39-56)

The Visitation by Domenico Ghirlandaio (c.1486-1490)

3. The Birth of Our Lord (Luke 2:1-21)

Adoration of the Shepherds by Gerard van Honthorst (1622)

4. The Presentation of Our Lord (Luke 2:22-38)

Presentation of Christ at the Temple by Hans Holbein the Elder (c.15001501)

5. The Finding of Our Lord in the Temple (Luke 2:41-52)

12-year old Jesus in the Temple by Albrecht Durer (1497)

The Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary (Mysteries of Light)

1. The Baptism of Our Lord (Matthew 3:13-16)

The Baptism of Christ by Emilio Savonanzi (c.1630-1635)

2. The Wedding at Cana (John 2:1-11)

Marriage at Cana by Gerard David (c.1500)

3. The Proclamation of the Kingdom (Mark 1:14-15)

The Sermon On the Mount by Carl Heinrich Bloch (1877)

4. The Transfiguration of Our Lord (Matthew 17:1-8)

Transfiguration by Giovanni Battista Paggi (1596)

5. The Last Supper (Matthew 26)

The Last Supper by Philippe de Champaigne (1648)

The Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary

1. The Agony of Our Lord in the Garden (Matthew 26:36-56)

The Agony in the Garden by Giovanni Bellini (c.145965)

2. Our Lord is Scourged at the Pillar (Matthew 27:26)

The Flagellation of Our Lord Jesus Christ by William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1880)

3. Our Lord is Crowned with Thorns (Matthew 27:27-31)

Crowning with Thorns by Sir Anthony van Dyck (c.1618-1620)

4. Our Lord Carries the Cross to Calvary (Matthew 27:32)

Christ Carrying the Cross by Jacob Jordaens (1660)

5. The Crucifixion of Our Lord (Matthew 27:33-56)

The Crucifixion by Pieter Lastman (1616)

Full Specifications

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Release August 17, 2019
Date Added August 17, 2019

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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