Consecration to Mary, Mother of the Church
The Church in Canada – On Friday, May 1, 2020, The Most Reverend Richard Gagnon will Consecrate the Archdiocese of Winnipeg, and indeed all of Canada, to our Blessed Mother Mary. The Consecration will be live-streamed from St. Mary’s Cathedral at 2:00 pm Manitoba time, with the feed available as usual on the Archdiocesan website, Facebook page, and YouTube channel.
- As part of the resources developed for the 2017 Marian consecration of Canada, the CCCB developed a document entitled Consecrating Canada to the Blessed Virgin Mary Insights for Adult Catechesis, providing helpful answers to gain a deeper spiritual understanding of the nature and significance of a Marian consecration.
- As we approach the Marian month and in order to express love and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Holy Father recently published a letter addressed to all faithful for the month of May. In this encouraging letter, and in light of the restrictions in place as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis invites everyone to pray the Rosary at home and offers two prayers to be recited at its conclusion.
- The Litany of Loreto may also be useful to accompany prayers to the Blessed Mother.