“My dearest children, I come to offer you my greatest gift – to give you my love in a most special exchange, my heart for yours. In this exchange, you shall make the Act of Consecration to my Immaculate Heart, thus partaking in my Triumph. I ask you my children, it is only your choice to accept.” 8-9-92
Our Lady reminds us of the purpose of the consecration. The consecration holds the promise of a soul to be possessed by her and through her God, the Holy Spirit. As she remains the spouse of the Holy Spirit, all is given to God, so it is in this way that our hearts are also promised to God through our consecration to her. Since the entire purpose of Our Lady is to bring all hearts to her Son, she in effect, is collecting all souls to Him.
In the Act of Consecration, our heart is exchanged by divine grace, for Our Lady’s heart and then our souls are purified and cleansed through a focused reconciliation with God. When the souls come into union with Our Lady, the desire to imitate her becomes the purpose of this union. The heart is brought to the level of purity required for the heart to correspond with the imitation of Our Lady, thus bringing about the necessary spiritual atmosphere for the exchange of hearts to occur. In this imitation, our heart is pulled by a force of desire so that it can be met on the other side by God for the exchange. The Act of Consecration is a spiritual communion with Jesus through the heart of Our Lady.
Our Lady tells us that we do not recognize the power given to us through prayer. We hold within our own hearts the key to peace in the world. Through prayer, a relationship will be increased; and through this heart to heart time we spend with Him, all our needs can be fulfilled. We should place aside a time for this relationship to grow. It is not possible to have a one-sided relationship. We must allow Jesus the time to reveal to our heart, His design created for us. Through the solitude of prayer, all the mysteries of heaven can be taught to our soul.
O’ Immaculate Heart of Mary, help me to pray for the fire within my heart to be brought by you, to the level necessary for the exchange of my heart for yours. I pray to give to you, dear Mother, a YES of simplicity created from the purity of my heart and with the intention of imitation of your heart. Holy Mary, assist me with the desire to love God with my entire soul; to spare nothing within my power to please Him, who loves me so greatly. I desire to become united with you eternally, so that you may present me before the throne of your Son in a state of perfection and filled with sacred love. Such is my ardent hope, my fervent desire.
The Apostles’ Creed
I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth; and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, Our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; He descended on the hell, the third day He arose from the dead; He ascended into heaven, sits at the right hand of God, the Father Almighty; from thence he shall come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Holy Catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting. Amen.
My Queen, my Mother,
I give myself entirely to thee,
and to show my devotion to thee,
I consecrate to thee this day,
my eyes, my ears, my mouth, my heart,
my whole being without reserve.
Wherefore good mother, as I am thine own,
Keep me, guard me as thy property and possession.
V. The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary
R. And she conceived of the Holy Spirit
V. Behold the handmaid of the Lord
R. Be it done unto me according to Thy Word
V. And the Word was made flesh
R. And dwelt among us.
V. Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God
R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
V. Let us pray.
R. Pour forth we beseech Thee O Lord, Thy grace into our hearts, that we to whom the Incarnation of Christ, Thy Son, was made known by the message of an angel, may by His passion and cross be brought to the glory of His resurrection, through the same Christ, Our Lord. Amen.
For the Virtue of Faith
- The Lord’s Prayer
- The Glory Be
- Prayer to the Holy Spirit
Come Holy Spirit, enlighten my heart, to see the things which are of God; Come Holy Spirit, into my mind, that I may know the things that are of God; Come Holy Spirit, into my soul, that I belong only to God. Sanctify all that I think, say and do, that all will be for the glory of God. Amen. 12-23-91
Repeat prayers 1, 2 and 3 each time for the Hope, Charity, Humility, Patience, Perseverance, and Obedience.
“O’ Maria transform my heart unto thine, Place around it a wreath of purity, adorned in virtue. Take my heart, dear Mother, consecrated as your Own. Present it to God Father as an offering from me to you. Help me O’ Maria in each day to make your heart more known.” 3-19-93
As we say this prayer given to us by Our Lady, may our hearts be opened to recognize and accept the gifts of the Holy Spirit, and may we step forward confidently in this battle for the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart. We are called to become a reflection of Christ – a reflection of the face of God that all may be drawn to – so that His glory may be magnified through our lives.
“My dear children, you bring my Jesus such joy today. I pass to you all a great blessing from God. He desires to create in His children, unity and glory to His Name.” 6-7-92
“Spirit of Christ, stir me; Spirit of Christ, move me; Spirit of Christ, fill me; Spirit of Christ, seal me. Consecrate in me Your heart and will O Heavenly Father. Create in me a fountain of virtues. Seal my soul as Your own, that your reflection in me may be a light for all to see. Amen.” 6-7-92