(Humility) Luke 1:26-38
The Angel Gabriel appears to Mary, announcing
she is to be the Mother of God
(Charity) Luke 1:39-56
Elizabeth greets Mary: "Blessed art Thou amoung
women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb!"
(Poverty) Luke 2:1-20
The Virgin Mary gives birth to the Redeemer of
(Obedience) Luke 2:22-39
The Blessed Mother presents the Child Jesus in
5.Finding in the Temple
(Piety) Luke 2:42-52
The Blessed Mother finds Jesus in the Temple.
1. The Baptism of Christ
in the Jordan John 1:29-34
The heavens open wide and the voice of the Father
declares Jesus the beloved Son
2. The Wedding Feast at
Cana John 2:1-11
The first of the signs, when Christ changes water
into wine and opens the hearts of the disciples to
faith, thanks to the intervention of Mary, the first
3. The Announcement of
the Kingdom Matthew 4:17
Jesus proclaims the coming of the Kingdom of God,
calls us to conversion and forgives the sins of all
who draw near to Him in humble trust.
4. The Transfiguration
The glory of the Godhead shines forth from the
face of Christ as the Father commands the astonished
Apostles to "listen to him."
5. The Institution of
the Eucharist (food for our salvation)
Christ offers his body and blood as food under
the signs of bread and wine, and testifies "to the
end" His love for humanity, for whose salvation He
will offer Himself in sacrifice.
1. The Agony in the
Garden (Contrition) Luke 22:39-44
At Gethsemane, Jesus prays as He contemplates
the sins of the world.
2. The Scourging at the
Pillar (Purity) Matthew 27:26
Jesus is cruelly scourged until His mortified
body could bear no more.
3. Crowning with Thorns
(Courage) Matthew 27:28-31
A crown of thorns is placed on the head of
4. Carrying of the Cross
(Patience) Luke 23:26-32
Jesus carries the heavy cross upon His shoulders
5. The Crucifixion
(Self-Denial) Matthew 27:33-50
Jesus is nailed to the cross and dies after
hours of agony.
1. The Resurrection
(Faith) Matthew 28:1-20
Jesus rises glorious and immortal, three days
after His death.
2. The Ascension
(Hope) Luke 24:50-51
Jesus ascends into Heaven forty days after His
3. Descent of the Holy
Spirit (Love) Acts 2:24
The Holy Spirit descends upon Mary and the
4. The Assumption
The Blessed Mother is united with her Divine Son
5. The Coronation
(Devotion to Mary)
Mary is gloriously crowned Queen of Heaven and