The theological virtue of Faith is associated with the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary where the savior of humanity has come into the world as a human. Jesus is God incarnate, fully God and fully Human. The theological virtue of faith is shown by the symbol of cross. The joyful mysteries, dealing with Jesus coming into the world and His early years, foreshadow the cross.
The theological virtue of Hope is associated with the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary. In Hebrews 6:19, hope is called the “Anchor of the Soul”, hence this theological virtue is depicted with an anchor. Even in the midst of suffering, there is hope in the saving power of God.
The theological virtue of Love is associated with the Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary because of the saving power of God whose love conquers death. The theological virtue of love is shown by the symbol of a heart.