At the moment when our salvation is being accomplished by Jesus on the Cross, Jesus says to his Mother, “Woman, behold your son!” and he says to his beloved disciple, “Behold your mother!” Is this not the first total consecration to Mary our Blessed Mother?
Fr. Ignatius Schweitzer O.P.
Fr. Ignatius John Schweitzer, O.P. is a Dominican priest of the St. Joseph (Eastern) Province. He was ordained in 2011. He spent six years living as a monk in a Carthusian monastery. He then returned to the Dominicans, discerning a strong call from the Lord to help others grow in the spiritual and mystical life. Upon returning, he completed a License in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. He is currently assigned to St. Mary’s Priory in New Haven, Connecticut. You can visit his website about the mystical life at www.UpperGarden.org. He hopes to be of service to the Lord’s loving cry to souls and souls’ cry for the Lord: “Abyss calls to abyss!”