The first Sorrowful mystery: Agony in the Garden
Let us contemplate how our Lord Jesus Christ was so afflicted for us in the garden of Gethsemane ,that his body was bathed in a sweat of blood.
The second sorrowful mystery: Scourging at the Pillar
Let us contemplate how our Lord Jesus Christ, being delivered up by Pilate to the fury of the soldiers ,was tied to a pillar and most cruelly scourged
The third sorrowful mystery: Crowning with Thorns
Let us contemplate how those cruel ministers ,plated a crown of sharp thorns ,and pressed it on the Sacred Head of our Lord Jesus Christ.
The fourth Sorrowful mystery: Carrying of the Cross
Let us contemplate how our Lord Jesus Christ ,being sentenced to die, bore with the most amazing patience the cross which was laid upon Him, for His greater torment and ignominy.
The Fifth Sorrowful Mystery: Crucifixion:
Let us contemplate how our Lord Jesus Christ was stripped of His clothes, and how His hands and feet were most cruelly nailed to the Cross, on which He died, in the presence of His most afflicted Mother.