CONSECRATION TO THE IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY FOR THE TRIUMPH OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD. Together with this Marian consecration, we sign a contract with the community. But if you’re just discovering Marian Consecration, Saint Louis de Montfort’s writing can seem overwhelming. And opening his mouth, he taught them, saying: Blessed are the poor in … Consecration of the Family to the Sacred Heart Plenary, on the day of consecration, and every year on the day of renewal. The act of entrusting oneself to Mary’s care and intercession is nothing new. Holy See: The Consecration of Russia has taken place. Thus, by consecrating ourselves to Mary, each of us is saying to her we want her help to form us into Saints. Consecration of the Sick to Mary. Family Consecration is more than a one-time event. SACRED Heart of Jesus, who didst manifest to Blessed Margaret Mary the desire of reigning in Christian families, we to-day wish to proclaim thy most complete regal dominion over our own. Our act of consecration to Jesus through Mary centers ultimately on the Sacred Heart of our Lord. The end goal is still God, not Mary, and consecration to Mary is done with the desire to have her point out the way to Christ. A Marian consecration flows from the grace of our Baptism, through which we were originally consecrated, or “set apart,” for Jesus Christ and grafted into His life in the Church. MARIAN CONSECRATION DATES MARIAN FEAST DAY STARTING DATE CONSECRATION DAY Our Lady of Lourdes January 9 February 11 Annunciation February 20* March 25 Our Lady of Fatima April 10 May 13 Visitation April 28 May 31 Immaculate Heart of Mary Monday of the 4th Saturday following the 2nd Week of Easter Sunday after Pentecost Consecration to Jesus through Mary according to the method of St. Louis de Montfort is a method used by Pope John Paul II and it is this consecration that lead to … "Marian Consecration" in Western Christian spirituality is usually associated with St. Louis Grignion de Montfort, St. John Eudes, and St. Margaret Mary Alacoque. the Blessed Virgin Mary" First, read "True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin," … O kind and good Mother, whose own soul was pierced by the sword of sorrow, look upon us while, in our sickness, we arraign ourselves beside you on the Calvary where your Jesus hangs. Mary becomes the guardian of our vocation – she is the one who secures our faithfulness. I consecrate to thee my very being and my whole life; all that I have, all that I love, all that I am. Mary TV is a lay apostolate founded to put at the Gospa’s service (Our Lady’s service) modern communication technologies to bring her presence in Medjugorje – and her school in Medjugorje – to the world. Consecration Prayers. Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary 12 Day Preparation Day 1 of 33 Matthew 5:1-19 And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain, and when he was set down, his disciples came unto him. Mary is the model of a life perfectly consecrated to God. A religious statue depicting the Our Lady of Fatima, with her Immaculate Heart surrounded with thorns, a necklace chain of golden ball (of light) and barefooted as described by Sister Lúcia dos Santos at the Pontevedra and Fátima Marian apparitions. May 13, 1982) by Pope John Paul II. As at the wedding feast of Cana, when she said “Do whatever he tells you”, Mary directs all things to her Son, who answers our prayers and forgives our sins. Mary, as the Mother of Christ, is wholly united to Jesus' redemptive mission. Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary is the first and the most perfect of the “external practices” encouraged by Saint Louis de Montfort. St. Louis de Montfort strongly recommended, after his own example and that of many other saints, that those who complete the 33-day Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary and make the Act of Total Consecration should wear an outward sign as a reminder and expression of their “holy slavery” to Our Lady in the form of a chain. FOR UNLIMITED CONSECRATION. St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort. "True Devotion to. Dowered with the high grace of suffering, Current Conditions. Print this prayer, solemnly pray it with devotion, and sign it on the same day the Consecration is made, and renew it on the same day each year thereafter. Total Consecration to Mary & 33-Day Preparation. An Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart O Mary, Virgin most powerful and Mother of mercy, Queen of Heaven and Refuge of sinners, I consecrate myself to thine Immaculate Heart. However, a reading of the early Fathers of the undivided Church finds its firm root in the first centuries of Christianity. Saint Louis says that if we want to know the mother we must know the Son, for she is the worthy Mother of God. Read. “Mary’s Mantle Consecration is a special means of responding to the call to holiness, which must be the heart and life of every disciple of Christ. Jesus Himself entrusted His beloved disciple, John, to Mary while He was on the Cross (John 19:26-27). In the contract we promise obedience to the community and faithfulness to our contract-consecration. There have been a number of consecrations of both Russia and the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, made by different popes (including several by Pope Pius XII and St. John Paul II, and one by Pope Francis on Oct. 13, 2013). Download Consecration Prayers. The proclamation of Our Lady as Mother of the Church, which was done personally by Pope Paul VI at the end of the third session of Vatican II (on November 21, 1964), was not merely an act of the Magisterium and of pastoral government; it was crowned by an act of cult: the consecration … We would live in future with thy life, The second step that must needs be taken by those of us who have been living without the Fullness, before it can be obtained, is Consecration, a word that is very common and popular; much more common and popular, it is feared, than the thing itself. St. Louis de Montfort, who was arguably the most famous promoter of Marian consecration (and the person from whom St. Pope John Paul II took his motto, Totus Tuus, “Totally Yours”), coined the phrase, “To Jesus through Mary!” After making an act of consecration to Jesus, through Mary, in union with St. Joseph, you can live your consecration (and express your love for God) by following the pathway of the Seven Keys to God-Centered Family Living. It leads us along a journey of prayer with reflections on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit and the Virtues necessary for strengthening our spiritual life, and concludes with a Consecration to Mary, the Model of Holiness. To be prayed on a Marian feast day, the day after completing the preparatory 33-day Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary readings and prayers according to the method of St. Louis de Montfort.