Q. 1. What is a Chaplet? Is it the same as a Rosary?
A. 1. A Chaplet is one third the size of a Rosary. The Chaplet has beads for five decades of Hail Marys. The Rosary has beads for fifteen decades of Hail Marys. People frequently interchange these two words, calling a Chaplet a Rosary, when it is not.