Consecration is the offering that children – in age and in spirit – make of themselves to God the Father through Mary. In response to this offering, “even Mary gives herself to them unconditionally” (Treatise of True Devotion n. 181) by conveying to them all her Power of grace and by making them her “apostles of the last times, burning fire, who will spread the fire of Divine Love everywhere” (id.56)
Practical suggestions in preparation for the encounters with children
«What great power the prayer of children has! (…) I have decided to ask you, dear children and young people, to take upon yourselves the prayer for peace» (S.S. John Paul II).
- John Paul II’s words
- Benedict XVI’s words
- S. Exc. Mons. Hnilica’s witness
St. Louis Mary Grignion de Montfort (1673-1716) is one of the few saints – if not the only one – who looks to the future of the Church. It is important to study this subject in depth by rereading Montfort’s writings in the light of Scriptures in the passages that deal with the last times, by comparing them with the events of Fatima and with the teachings of John Paul II, the most renowned ecclesial supporter of consecration to Christ through Mary according to Montfort. From these reflections a few marvellous and at the same time alarming questions have emerged