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Fatima Consecration

This is the 100th Anniversary of the apparitions of our Lady of Fatima. 

To honor the occasion, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, OFM, Cap, will consecrate the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Our Lady of Fatima on Sunday, Oct 15 at the 11 am Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter & Paul.

All are invited to participate in this momentous occasion and a decisive moment when we turn ourselves over to the incomparable care of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

To prepare for this consecration, Archbishop Chaput is encouraging the use of one of these resources (both available on Amazon.com):

  • ¨ St. Louis de Montfort’s Preparation for Total Consecration (en español)
  • ¨ Fr. Michael Gaitley’s 33 Days to Morning Glory preparation process (en español)

St. Norbert’s is offering two 5 week sessions of Fr. Gaitley’s 33 Days program to prepare for the Consecration:

  1. Mornings:  Mondays, Sept 11 to Oct 9, 9:30 am.  Contact:  Mary Galloway at 610.356.8916 or maryggalloway@aol.com 
  2. Evenings:   Mondays, Sept 11 to Oct 9, 7-8:30 pm.  Contact:  Peggy Kravitz at p.kravitz@comcast.net or 610.644.6538

 

On Sept 11 at the Introductory Session, you will receive your retreat packet (ordered through Mary or Peggy), including a workbook, and view a DVD introduction and talk by Fr. Gaitley.  

This material is based on the charisms and teachings of 4 important Marian Saints Louis de Montfort, Maximilian Kolbe, Mother Teresa and Pope John Paul II, and is packed with many profound insights into the role of Mary in our journey to salvation and encounter with Jesus.  Part of each session will be a 20-30 minute DVD presentation and explanation by Fr. Gaitley.

Join with thousands of Philadelphians as we energize and practice a more joyful, visible Christian discipleship that is so needed in our present society. 

RSVP/Contact:  Mary Galloway at maryggalloway@aol.com or 610.356.8916

 

 

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