To pray the chaplet, use only 10 beads of a rosary or a
10-bead chaplet. Begin with the Sign of the Cross, followed
by one Our Father. Then on each of the 10 beads, pray one
Hail Mary, adding after the words "Holy Mary, Mother of
God..." one of the following virtues:
1. most pure, 2. most prudent,
3. most humble, 4. most faithful,
5. most devout, 6. most obedient,
7. most poor, 8. most patient,
9. most merciful, 10. most sorrowful,
V. Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy
R. As it was in the beginning, is now and will be forever.
V. In Your Conception, O Virgin Mary, You were
R. Pray for us to the Father whose son, Jesus, you
brought forth into the world.
Let us pray.
Father, You prepared the Virgin Mary to be the worthy
mother of Your Son. You let her share beforehand in the
salvation Christ would bring by His death, and kept her
sinless from the first moment of her conception. Help us
by her prayers to live in Your presence without sin. We
ask this in the name of Jesus the Lord.
V. The Virgin Mary's Immaculate Conception
R. Be our Health and our Protection.