Our lord Jesus said to Saint Faustina: " I want the whole world to know my infinite mercy. I want to give unimaginable graces to those who trust in my mercy..."
The regular rosary of five decades is used for the prayer devotion of the Divine Mercy Chaplet. There are two opening prayers may precede the chaplet devotion: Two (Optional) opening prayers
You expired, Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth for souls, and the ocean of mercy opened up for the whole world. O fountain of life, unfathomable divine mercy, envelop the whole world and empty yourself out upon us.
O blood and water, which gushed forth from the heart of Jesus as a fountain of mercy for us, I trust in you!
Sign of the Cross
In the name of the father, and of the son, and of the Holy Spirit, amen.
Our father, who are in heaven, hallowed be your name; your kingdom come; your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. Amen.
Hail Mary full of grace, the lord is with thee. Blessed are thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb Jesus. Holy Mary mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death amen.
The Apostles Creed
I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; he descended into hell; on the third day he rose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father almighty; from there he will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. Amen.
Prior to each decade (ten small beads), you say the following prayer on the large bead:
Eternal father, I offer you the body and blood, Soul and divinity of your dearly beloved son, Our lord, Jesus Christ,
in atonement for our sins and those of the whole world.
On each of the ten small beads, you say the following prayer:
For the sake of his sorrowful passion,
Have mercy on us and on the whole world.
Upon the completion of the 5 decades (50 small beads), you say the following prayer 3 times:
Holy God, Holy mighty one, Holy immortal one,
Have mercy on us and on the whole world.
(Optional) Closing prayer
Eternal God, in whom mercy is endless and the treasury of compassion – inexhaustible, look kindly upon us and increase your mercy in us, that in difficult moments we might not despair nor become despondent, but with great confidence submit ourselves to your holy will, which is love and mercy itself.
Repeat after each litany: I trust in you
Divine mercy, gushing forth from the bosom of the father,
Divine mercy, greatest attribute of God,
Divine mercy, incomprehensible mystery,
Divine mercy, fountain gushing forth from the mystery of the most blessed trinity,
Divine mercy, unfathomed by any intellect, human or angelic,
Divine mercy, from which wells forth all life and happiness,
Divine mercy, better than the heavens,
Divine mercy, source of miracles and wonders,
Divine mercy, encompassing the whole universe,
Divine mercy, descending to earth in the person of the incarnate word,
Divine mercy, which flowed out from the open wound of the heart of Jesus,
Divine mercy, enclosed in the heart of Jesus for us, and especially for sinners,
Divine mercy, unfathomed in the institution of the sacred host,
Divine mercy, in the founding of the holy church,
Divine mercy, in the sacrament of holy baptism,
Divine mercy, in our justification through Jesus Christ,
Divine mercy, accompanying us through our whole life,
Divine mercy, embracing us especially at the hour of death,
Divine mercy, endowing us with immortal life,
Divine mercy, accompanying us every moment of our life,
Divine mercy, shielding us from the fire of hell,
Divine mercy, in the conversion of hardened sinners,
Divine mercy, astonishment for angels, incomprehensible to saints,
Divine mercy, unfathomed in all the mysteries of God,
Divine mercy, lifting us out of every misery,
Divine mercy, source of our happiness and joy,
Divine mercy, in calling us forth from nothingness to existence,
Divine mercy, embracing all the works of his hands,
Divine mercy, crown of all god’s handiwork,
Divine mercy, in which we are all immersed,
Divine mercy, sweet relief for anguished hearts,
Divine mercy, only hope of despairing souls,
Divine mercy, repose of hearts, peace amidst fear,
Divine mercy, delight and ecstasy of holy souls,
Divine mercy, inspiring hope against all hope,
Eternal God, in whom mercy is endless and the treasury of compassion inexhaustible, look kindly upon us and increase your mercy in us, that in difficult moments we might not despair nor become despondent, but with great confidence submit ourselves to your holy will, which is love and mercy itself.