+ Fifth Joyful Mystery of the Rosary: The Finding in the Temple

+ Fifth Joyful Mystery of the Rosary: The Finding in the Temple

Begin with the Our Father.
Read each verse, then say the Hail Mary.
At the end of the decade, say the Glory Be.

Optionally, finish with the Fatima Prayer below.

1 Every year his parents used to go to Jerusalem for the feast of Passover. And when Jesus was twelve years old, they made the journey as usual.

2 When the days of the feast were over and they set off for home, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. His parents were not aware of this.

3 They then returned to Jerusalem to search for him.After three days they found him in the temple.

4 He was sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions.

5 All who heard him were amazed at his intelligence and his answers.

6 When they saw him, they were astonished, and his mother said to him: “Son, why have you done this to us?”

7 Jesus said to them, “Why were you searching for me? Did you not know that I must be in my Father’s house?”

8 Then he went down with them and came to Nazareth, and he was obedient to them.

9 His mother pondered all these things in her heart.

10 And Jesus increased in wisdom and in age and in grace with God and men.

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See the full image:

The Finding in the Temple / Mayer of Munich / 1930 / St Monica’s, Palmer’s Green

References: Luke 2:41-50

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