The Sorrowful Mysteries (Said on Tuesday and Friday)
The Glorious Mysteries (Said on Wednesday and Sunday)
The Joyful Mysteries (Said on Monday and Saturday)
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen inaugurated the World Mission Rosary in February 1951 to encourage Catholics not only to pray for themselves but also for the whole world. Each of the five decades is of a different colour to represent each of the five continents.
Prayer for the Extraordinary Missionary Year 2019
"We need to return to the practice of family prayer and prayer for families, continuing to use the Rosary" (n. 41).