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Term

GLORIOUS MYSTERIES

Definition

The five mysteries of the Rosary on the glories of Christ and his Mother. They are: the Resurrection of Christ from the dead, Christ's Ascension into heaven, the Descent of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost, Mary's bodily Assumption into heaven, and her Coronation in heaven as Queen of the Universe.

See Also: JOYFUL MYSTERIES, See Also: SORROWFUL MYSTERIES