SEVEN SORROWS ROSARY
Also known as the Chaplet of the Seven Dolors, this is a devotion instituted in the thirteenth century, in honor of the sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary†. This chaplet features seven decades of red teardrop-shaped beads separated by medals depicting each of Our Lady's Seven Sorrows.
Imported from Italy.
†The Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary are:
- The Prophecy of Simeon
- The Flight into Egypt
- The Loss of the Child Jesus in the Temple
- Mary Meets Jesus on the Way to Calvary
- Jesus Dies on the Cross
- Jesus is Taken Down from the Cross
- Jesus is Laid in the Tomb