1. Begin by making the Sign of the Cross while holding the crucifix. Pray the Apostles’ Creed.
2. Pray an Our Father.
3. Pray a Hail Mary on each of the three beads, asking for an increase in the Theological Virtues of Faith, Hope and Love (Charity).
4. Pray the Glory Be.
5. Announce or call to mind the first Mystery* to meditate upon and pray an Our Father.
6. Pray one Hail Mary on each of the ten beads.
7. Finish the decade by praying the Glory Be and the Fatima Prayer (Note: Steps 5-7 together are called a decade).
8. Repeat steps 5-7 for the next four decades, meditating on the remaining Mysteries.
9. Holding the center piece, pray the Hail, Holy Queen and the concluding Rosary prayer. Finish by making the Sign of the Cross.