What is Total Consecration?

Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary is a 33-day course that builds on True Devotion to Mary according to St. Louis Marie de Montfort. It’s an amazing way to grow deeper in your faith and draw closer to Jesus through Mary. Each of the 33 days includes a short video, some written reflections, and prayer time. Join us!

How Does it Work?

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Each day you’ll receive a reminder email from us with your daily video, reflection and prayers.

Total Consecration

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Liturgical calendar available from USCCB.org

Marian Feast Day
Starting Date
Consecration Day
Marian Feast Day The Annunciation of the Lord
Starting Date February 21
Consecration Day March 25
Marian Feast Day Our Lady of Fatima
Starting Date April 10
Consecration Day May 13
Marian Feast Day The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Starting Date April 28
Consecration Day May 31
Marian Feast Day The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church
Starting Date April 29
Consecration Day June 1
Marian Feast Day Immaculate Heart of Mary
Starting Date May 10
Consecration Day June 12
Marian Feast Day Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Starting Date June 13
Consecration Day July 16
Marian Feast Day The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Starting Date July 13
Consecration Day August 15
Marian Feast Day The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Starting Date July 20
Consecration Day August 22
Marian Feast Day The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Starting Date August 6
Consecration Day September 8
Marian Feast Day The Most Holy Name of Mary
Starting Date August 10
Consecration Day September 12
Marian Feast Day Our Lady of Sorrows
Starting Date August 13
Consecration Day September 15
Marian Feast Day Our Lady of the Rosary
Starting Date September 4
Consecration Day October 7
Marian Feast Day The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Starting Date October 19
Consecration Day November 21
Marian Feast Day The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Starting Date November 5
Consecration Day December 8
Marian Feast Day Our Lady of Loreto
Starting Date November 7
Consecration Day December 10
Marian Feast Day Our Lady of Guadalupe
Starting Date November 9
Consecration Day December 12
Marian Feast Day The Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God
Starting Date November 29
Consecration Day January 1
Marian Feast Day The Presentation of the Lord
Starting Date December 31
Consecration Day February 2

To make this easy, please select the starting date below which you selected from the drop-down menu above. We will email you the link to the daily videos, prayers, and meditations so that you do not have to worry about keeping track.

Total Consecration: Bishop Conley
Total Consecration: Bishop Conley

Consecrating ourselves to Jesus through Mary can be a truly life changing experience. Bishop James Conley discusses what this consecration is, and urges the faithful to make the consecration to Jesus through Mary.

Why make the Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary?
Why make the Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary?

There may be some hesitation by some in making this Marian Consecration. Br. Julian discusses the reasons why we should make this consecration.

Total Consecration Part I – Introduction: Twelve Preliminary Days – Preparation for Days 1-12
Total Consecration Part I – Introduction: Twelve Preliminary Days – Preparation for Days 1-12

There are three sections that St. Louis de Monfort uses for the preparation days. Br. Julian talks about Knowledge of Self, Knowledge of Mary, and Knowledge of Jesus.

Total Consecration: Day 1 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 1 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Our Lord calls the faithful to renounce the spirit of the world. We are called to seek after Our Lord without reserve and without seeking the applause or praise of others. Br. Julian discusses turning away from the spirit of the world and towards Our Lord.

Total Consecration: Day 2 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 2 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Our Lord is calling us to a life of conversion. Both Our Lord and Our Lady want us to go through this ongoing conversion process. We are all sinners in need of the grace of God. Br. Julian teaches us about conforming our lives to Christ.

Total Consecration: Day 3 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 3 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Jesus calls us to love our neighbor and to not judge the state of their eternal soul. In this video, Br. Julian pinpoints how to take the narrow way of love and choosing God over worldliness.

Total Consecration: Day 4 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 4 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Pride can be an obstacle for all of us in the spiritual life. Br. Julain discusses choosing the spirit of humility over the spirit of pride and how this affects our advancement in the spiritual life.

Total Consecration: Day 5 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 5 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

The Lord calls us to serve both Him as King, and to have Mary as our Queen Mother. Br. Julian teaches us how to glorify God more effectively.

Total Consecration: Day 6 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 6 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

The Lord wants us to make a sacrificial offering to Him. He desires that we make a sacrifice of love. Br. Julian explains the necessity of such a sacrifice.

Total Consecration: Day 7 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 7 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Virtue is an essential component to the spiritual life. Br. Julian highlights what virtue is and our need of God’s grace in order to obtain this gift.

Total Consecration: Day 8 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 8 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

God allows for temptations to occur for our own spiritual growth. Br. Julain discusses how going through trials and temptations can be a benefit to our soul if we fight against the temptation.

Total Consecration: Day 9 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 9 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Temptation can affect the individual in different ways. Br. Julian teaches us about the inner workings of temptation and what we should do when we are tempted.

Total Consecration: Day 10 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 10 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Despising the world and choosing God can be difficult. Br. Julian discusses why despising the world and choosing God can be sweet.

Total Consecration: Day 11 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 11 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Discovering what our occasions of sin are and how we can root them out of our lives is very beneficial to the soul. Br. Julian talks about the importance of looking at ourselves honestly, and seeing where we fall short, and striving for an amendment of our lives.

Total Consecration: Day 12 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 12 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

What we need is to change our ways and be converted, making amendments, renouncing the spirit of pride and sensuality that throws us away from God and Our Lady. Don’t let the spirit of the world snatch the glorious crown prepared for you by God Himself for all eternity.

Total Consecration Part II – Introduction: Knowledge of Self – Preparation for Days 13-19
Total Consecration Part II – Introduction: Knowledge of Self – Preparation for Days 13-19

We want to establish the importance of knowing ourselves. This is the theme we must always bear in mind as we move on in this preparation. We should humbly offer our prayers and devotions to ask the light from the Holy Spirit through the intercession of Our Lady that we may see ourselves in this divine light.

Total Consecration: Day 13 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 13 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Our goal for the next 7 days is the knowledge of self. Following the order of priority in the Lord’s Prayer, the glory of God and his Kingdom should be first and everything will follow.

Total Consecration: Day 14 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 14 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Obedience is a virtue by which a person promptly carries out the command of his superior. This virtue will become more perfect as the person is more prompt to do the will of the superior even before the express command is given. May our obedience be an opportunity to glorify God following Jesus and Mary in their obedience to do the will of the Eternal Father.

Total Consecration: Day 15 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 15 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

We have this great challenge from Our Lord to repentance. The word repentance is always linked to the promise of forgiveness and the assurance of God’s mercy.

Total Consecration: Day 16 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 16 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Humility is the foundation virtue of spiritual life. A person without humility cannot grow in holiness because he is too full of himself, and so there is no room for God. Humility gives us the self-knowledge, to know that we are nothing, and can do nothing without God.

Total Consecration: Day 17 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 17 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

In considering the subject on judgment, we need to understand this; in the eyes of God and in his judgment, when he will execute judgment, nothing can escape, everything is written down, all our thoughts, words and actions, everything is well recorded.

Total Consecration: Day 18 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 18 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Preparing ourselves for consecration to Our Lady, we are going to reflect several points to make us aware of some of our defects, in order to correct them. Scandal, fraternal charity, and faith.

Total Consecration: Day 19 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 19 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Spiritual perfection consists primarily in the observance of the commandments. The Ten Commandments hang on the two greatest commandments: to love God with all our hearts, with all our soul, and with all our mind; and to love our neighbor as ourselves. One good thing is the practice of examination of conscience, as we usually do before going to the sacrament of confession, or even daily examination of conscience.

Total Consecration Part III – Introduction: Knowledge of Mary – Preparation for Days 20-26
Total Consecration Part III – Introduction: Knowledge of Mary – Preparation for Days 20-26

Now beginning the week of ‘knowledge of Mary’ in preparation for Marian consecration, Br. Julian speaks about how important it is to know Mary as one’s mother and Queen.

Total Consecration: Day 20 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 20 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Mary ponders in her heart all of God’s gifts, his words, and all of his actions and plans. And so, Mary possesses in her Immaculate Heart, the treasures of Christ teachings and words. Imagine, Our Lord stayed with the Blessed Mother for thirty years conversing heavenly things, the loving mercy and the goodness of the Eternal Father.

Total Consecration: Day 21 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 21 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

True devotion grows in us with charity advancing from the stage of the beginner to that of more proficient and continuing up to the perfect. The first degree is to pray devoutly to Mary from time to time, for example, praying the Rosary. The second stage is one of the more perfect sentiments of veneration, confidence, and love by joining Mary’s Confraternities or associations; working to promote Our Lady to make her known and loved and to encourage others to pray the Rosary.

Total Consecration: Day 22 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 22 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

There are five distinctive marks of True Devotion to Our Lady. These are the following namely: interior, tender, holy, constant, and disinterested. Br. Julian explains how these five aspects of devotion to Mary are necessary for Marian Consecration.

Total Consecration: Day 23 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 23 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Jesus devoted Himself entirely to Mary, why should we not do the same? Br. Julian explains how devotion and consecration to Mary strengthens the gift of our baptism.

Total Consecration: Day 24 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 24 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

The short and narrow way of the Christian path is difficult, but not when we bring ourselves to Mary. Br. Julian teaches how Jesus made His beloved Mother the surest, and simplest path to Heaven.

Total Consecration: Day 25 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 25 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

There are seven effects upon the soul who has consecrated himself to Mary. Br. Julian teaches about these seven effects, and how they transform a consecrated soul to become closer to Mary and Jesus.

Total Consecration: Day 26 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 26 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

St. Louis Marie de Montfort says, “If you want to know the Mother, know the Son.” Br. Julian finishes up the week of ‘knowledge of Mary’ by speaking of the three great mysteries of Mary, and how they reveal God’s love for us.

Total Consecration Part IV – Introduction: Knowledge of Jesus – Preparation for Days 27-33
Total Consecration Part IV – Introduction: Knowledge of Jesus – Preparation for Days 27-33

What is Total Consecration? Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary is a 33-day course that builds on True Devotion to Mary according to St. Louis Marie de Montfort. It’s an amazing way to grow deeper

Total Consecration: Day 27 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 27 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

With the week of ‘knowledge of Jesus’ beginning, Br. Julian teaches how any devotion, especially devotion to Mary, must always be directed to Jesus as our end goal alone. Mary is our perfect road to Christ, devotion, the bricks of the road.

Total Consecration: Day 28 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 28 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Out of the great love with which Christ Jesus loved us, He gave us His continual presence in the Most Holy Eucharist. Br. Julian expounds upon the beauty of Christ’s love in the Blessed Sacrament.

Total Consecration: Day 29 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 29 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

The Incarnation is the beginning of all of the mysteries we know of Jesus Christ. Br. Julian speaks about these wondrous mysteries of Jesus, and how we are ever called to delve deeper into them.

Total Consecration: Day 30 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 30 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

The culmination of God’s love is found in the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Br. Julian expounds upon how the love of God went to the furthest extent of suffering so that we may be freed from sin and live eternally in the loving mystery of God.

Total Consecration: Day 31 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 31 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Br. Julian delved deeper into the mystery of the Incarnation and the Eucharist, and how these mysteries show how Jesus lives and reigns through Mary.

Total Consecration: Day 32 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 32 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

Jesus Christ is the king of our heart if we but let Him in as Mary has done and will always do. Br. Julian expounds upon how devotion to Mary prepares our hearts to receive Jesus.

Total Consecration: Day 33 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection
Total Consecration: Day 33 – St. Louis Marie de Montfort – Daily Reflection

With the final day of our preparation for consecration to Jesus through Mary, Br. Julian reemphasizes how consecration to Mary only serves to further perfect our relationship with Jesus Christ.

Total Consecration: Consecration Day
Total Consecration: Consecration Day

With the day consecration to Mary now here, Br. Julian gives his final remarks in order to illuminate the gift you’ve given of yourself, and the gift you’ve received, in this special act of consecration to Mary.

Total Consecration: Consecration to Adoration
Total Consecration: Consecration to Adoration

The singular most important act that Mary is the great master of is adoring Jesus. Now consecrated to our Lady, we must strive to do adore in the same way by persistent visits to Him in the Blessed Sacrament. Br. Julian emphasizes the undeniable importance of frequent adoration of the Holy Eucharist in the lives of those consecrated to Mary.

Total Consecration: Where do we go from here? Bishop Conley
Total Consecration: Where do we go from here? Bishop Conley

Bishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, James D. Conely, gives his great advise on how to continue in your new life consecrated to the Mother of Jesus and the Queen of Heaven.

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