Friday, October 6, 2017

More than two dozen dioceses consecrating this year!

National Catholic Register reports more than 24 diocese have or are preparing to consecrate! 

These bishops below are true HEROES in leading their flocks to Jesus through Mary! 

If you would like to help your parish consecrate, we have the abridged 33 Days to Morning Glory paper back edition available for very low parish rates. Additionally, many parishes are using their subscription to FORMED to offer Fr Michael Gaitley's videos and retreat companion resources and reach everyone in their parish!

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·         On Jan. 14 2017, Bishop Robert Baker consecrated the Diocese of Birmingham, Alabama, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary before the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the Cathedral of St. Paul in Birmingham during the Fatima Centennial U.S. visitation. 
·         On May 13 2017, the 100th anniversary of the first apparition at Fatima, Bishop James Johnston Jr. consecrated the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. 
·         On May 13,2017 Bishop Thomas Tobin consecrated the Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary as part of the “Year With Mary, Our Mother.” 
·         On May 13-14,2017 Bishop John Folda and priests joining him consecrated the Diocese of Fargo, North Dakota, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. 
·         On May 13,2017 Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit, Michigan, entrusted and consecrated the city and the Archdiocese of Detroit to Our Lady of Fatima. 
·         On May 13, 2017 Bishop Joseph Strickland entrusted the Diocese of Tyler, Texas, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. 
·         On May 13-14,2017 Bishop Arthur Serratelli asked priests to lead people at their parishes in a consecration of the Diocese of Paterson, New Jersey, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. 
·         On May 16, 2017 Bishop Peter Libasci of the Diocese of Manchester, New Hampshire, consecrated the entire Catholic school system to the Blessed Mother, with more than 6,000 K-12 students, faculty and staff from 27 Catholic schools in attendance. 
·         On May 20, 2017 Archbishop Leonard Blair of the Archdiocese of Hartford, Connecticut, consecrated the archdiocese to the Blessed Mother, as he does yearly on the day of ordination of priests. 
·         On June 3, 2017 Bishop Robert McManus of Worcester, Massachusetts, consecrated the diocese to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 
·         On June 24, 2017 the feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Bishop Jeffrey Monforton re-consecrated the Diocese of Steubenville, Ohio, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. 
·         On the Aug. 13 2017 anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, Bishop Earl Boyea asked every parish in the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan, to consecrate and entrust themselves to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. 
·         On Sept. 8, 2017 the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Bishop John Quinn renewed the consecration of the Diocese of Winona, Minnesota, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. 
·         On Oct. 7, 2017 the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone will consecrate the Archdiocese of San Francisco to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at the annual Rosary rally. 
·         On Oct. 8,2017  Bishop Joseph Kopacz will consecrate the Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi, to the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary. 
·         On the 100th anniversary of the great miracle of Our Lady of Fatima, on Oct. 13, Cardinal Donald Wuerl will consecrate the U.S. to Our Lady of Fatima’s Immaculate Heart at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. The event will be broadcast by EWTN. 
·         On Oct. 13, the Archdiocese of Denver, Colorado, and all who live in it will be entrusted to Mary’s Immaculate Heart by Archbishop Samuel Aquila. 
·         On Oct. 13, Bishop Thomas Olmsted will consecrate the Diocese of Phoenix, Arizona, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. 
·         On Oct. 13, Archbishop Bernard Hebda will re-consecrate the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at the Cathedral of St. Paul as part of the annual archdiocesan Rosary procession. The archdiocese has been consecrated to the Immaculate Heart annually at the October Rosary procession. 
·         On Oct. 15, the Diocese of Colorado Springs, Colorado, will be consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary by Bishop Michael Sheridan during a Rosary Rally at Holy Apostles parish. 
·         On Oct. 15, Archbishop Charles Chaput will consecrate the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. 
·         On Oct. 14-15, all of Pennsylvania’s eight dioceses and two Eastern-rite eparchies will be consecrated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. This is the second part of a two-part consecration during this year to observe Mary’s apparitions at Fatima. On Sept. 27, the state’s bishops also made an official dedication together at Mass at St. Patrick Cathedral in Harrisburg. 
·         On Oct. 22,2017 Bishop Terry LaValley will consecrate the Diocese of Ogdensburg, New York, to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at St. Mary’s Cathedral. 
·         For Dec. 9, 10, or even 8th (pastor’s choice), 2017Bishop Robert Vasa of the Diocese of Santa Rosa, California, wants every parish and mission of the diocese to be consecrated or dedicated to Mary. 

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Many Planning Consecrations to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Fatima

I'm hearing of several parish wide and diocesan wide plans to consecrate to Jesus through Mary during this special 100 year anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady in Fatima, Portugal.

Bishop Conley of Lincoln, NE invited his flock to consecrate May 13, 2017, see his video appeal here.

Diocese of Harrisburg, PA is reporting that all Dioceses and Eparchys in Pennsylvania are to be consecrated, here.

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has all the details here.

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Groups makes plans for Wisdom and Works of Mercy

Parishioners at Our Lady of the Angels in Lakewood Ranch, FL finished Consoling the Heart of Jesus on March 25. They are making plans to go on to the next study Wisdom and Works of Mercy which includes the 2 books: The 'One Thing' is Three and You Did It To Me.

Fr. Michael Gaitley will be speaking in Clearwater, FL at the Mercy and Mary Retreat March 31-April 2 2017, details here.

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