Militia Immaculata (MI)

Day 31: God Alone – With, In and through Mary – 33 Days to Total Consecration

“I am all yours, and all that I have is yours, O most loving Jesus, through Mary, your most holy Mother”(True Devotion, 233).  DAY 31 of 33:  SECTION 4: ENTERING INTO GREAT HEIGHTS OF HOLINESS DESTINED FOR THOSE CONSECRATED TO MARYToday we will contemplate the holiness Mary leads us to …taking Mary herself, St. Maximilian […]

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Day 14: God Alone – With, In and through Mary – 33 Days to Total Consecration

 “I am all yours, and all that I have is yours, O most loving Jesus, through Mary, your most holy Mother”  (True Devotion, 233). DAY 14 of 33:  SECTION 2: Contemplate the Our Father as we take St. Maximilian Kolbe as our guide. Action: 1. Resolve to pray a complete set of mysteries of the

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Day 13: God Alone – With, In and through Mary – 33 Days to Total Consecration

 “I am all yours, and all that I have is yours, O most loving Jesus, through Mary, your most holy Mother”  (True Devotion, 233 DAY 13 of 33:  SECTION 2: Contemplate the Our Father as we take St. Maximilian Kolbe as our guide. Action:  1. Resolve to pray a complete set of mysteries of the

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Day 9: Total Consecration to the Immaculate According to St. Maximilian Kolbe

Today, on Day 9, we have the opportunity to make our Total Consecration to Jesus through the Immaculate! In these days of preparation we have tried to prepare ourselves for this day of Consecration.  Now it is time to consider more fully what this entails: What is Total Consecration to the Immaculate? “Consecration “began at

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“Everywhere Is Love!”: Day 8 in the Preparation for Total Consecration According to St. Maximilian Kolbe

On Day 8, this last day of preparation for our consecration, let us contemplate further St. Maximilian’s insight and wisdom regarding the Immaculata – who guided him at each moment of his life – up until he obtained the crown of martyrdom he had chosen as a young boy.   “Just a few hours before

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Holiness Amid Evil: Day 7 in the Preparation for Total Consecration According to St. Maximilian Kolbe

St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe wrote about the saints and sanctity quite often. His first rule of life was   “I must become a saint, and a great saint.” … As we might expect, St. Maximilian tells us that to become holy is our duty to God. It is not an option…” https://saintmaximiliankolbe.com/saints-and-sanctity-part-1/ In an article

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Incomparable Joy and Protection Amid Suffering: Day 6 in the Preparation for Total Consecration According to St. Maximilian Kolbe

On Day 6 of our preparation we will contemplate how Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary offers both protection from evil, as well as great joy in the midst of suffering, if we are living in union with Christ. Total Consecration Provides Protection in the Midst of Nuclear Warfare: When the atomic bombs were dropped

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“Only love creates”: Day 5 in the Preparation for Total Consecration According to St. Maximilian Kolbe

We love because God first loved us! John 4:19 In turn, we love in and through the Immaculata –  (St. Maximilian’s favorite name for Mary –  the one she herself used at Lourdes, saying: “I am the Immaculate Conception”)  – because she, also, first loved us! “Only at the time of God’s judgment in Heaven

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City of the Immaculata: Day 4 in the Preparation for Total Consecration According to St. Maximilian Kolbe

On this day 4 of our preparation for total consecration we will ponder Maximilian’s next steps in his journey, and how God began to bless his efforts unimaginably! The City of the Immaculate “When he returned to Poland as a young priest in 1919, he was appointed professor to the Franciscan seminarians in Cracow. However,

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To Win All Souls for Christ through Mary and the Miraculous Medal: Day 3 in the Preparation for Total Consecration According to St. Maximilian Kolbe

On this day 3 of our preparation for total consecration we will ponder Maximilian’s Goal to Win all Souls for Christ through Mary. Contemplating Mary as not only our Mother, but the Mother of all souls – surely spurred St. Maximilian to understand that a Mother cannot be happy if any one of her children

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