WHAT TO DO AFTER THE CONSECRATION?
Mother of God, who revealed Herself in Guadalupe, Lourdes, Fatima, and many other places, makes us realize that losing faith in God, atheism, demoralization, and living as there was no God are the biggest tragedies of humanity.
Each time people rejected Christ and His Gospel it always led to the creation of sinister totalitarian regimes, homicide, the downfall of the culture, loss of freedom, and moral degradation of societies. In other words, it led to the creation of a real hell on earth.
Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary is the most effective way to avoid the tragedy of losing the faith in God and eternal life. Holy Father John Paul II explained: “Consecrating the world to the Immaculate Heart of the Mother means returning beneath the Cross of the Son. It means consecrating this world to the pierced Heart of the Savior, bringing it back to the very source of its Redemption. Redemption is always greater than man’s sin and the “sin of the world.” The power of the Redemption is infinitely superior to the whole range of evil in man and the world. The Heart of the Mother is aware of this, more than any other heart in the whole universe, visible and invisible. And so she calls us. She not only calls us to be converted: she calls us to accept her motherly help to return to the source of Redemption. Consecrating ourselves to Mary means accepting her help to offer ourselves and the whole of mankind to Him, our only Savior, Jesus Christ”.
Mary safely leads us on the path of faith and limitless trust to Her Son, Jesus Christ, so that He could save us from the captivity of sin by the power of His endless mercy. “I desire trust from My creatures” – said Jesus to st. Faustina. “Let no soul fear to draw near to Me. Let the weak, sinful souls have no fear to approach Me, for even if it had more sins that there are grains of sand in the world, all would be drowned in the unmeasurable depths of My mercy. Mankind will not have peace until it turns to the Fount of My Mercy” (Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska 1059, 699).
Mother of God said to sister Lucia from Fatima three times that we are approaching end times. And the most important mean to save the humanity is to devote to Her Immaculate Heart and pray the rosary.
Mary also said that because the world did not accept all the means to salvation offered before now She is offering Her tears. The phenomena of pictures and figures of Mary crying bloody tears, so common in recent years, is another accusation and sign calling people to come to their senses and come back to God. Jesus said to Faustina that before the day of justice comes He gives people the time of mercy (848). Can we stay indifferent to the warnings and requests of the Mother of God?
Mother of God is asking each of us to save ourselves, those closest to us, Poland, Europe, and the world. We know that only the love of Christ can overcome the whole dread of human sin and evil that weighs on us and the entire humanity. But Christ needs our consent to act in us and reach to the greatest sinners to us. Let’s devote ourselves to the Immaculate Heart of Mary every day. Let Her teach us to live the life of faith. To do that, we have to have order in our lives and schedule, so there is time for prayer, work, and rest.
We especially need to:
- Devote and reject every sin and live according to the teaching of the Catholic Church.
- Not to be discouraged and to rise from every mortal sin by immediately taking the sacrament of reconciliation.
- Commit to daily prayer, especially to the rosary, the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, and to reflect on the Holy Scripture. Eucharist and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament are strongly advised.
- Commit to First Fridays and First Saturdays of the month to compensate to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary for our sins and sins of the world.
- Commit to monthly reconciliation and to receive Jesus in Eucharist most often. Also, if possible, to fast having only bread and water every Wednesday and Friday.