“With the Spirit, light is more luminous. Colors are brighter. Joy is sweeter. Life is richer. From the first moments after Pentecost, Christians have known what is it is to suddenly be awakened to the breathtaking presence of God even in the ordinariness of things.” – Claire Dwyer
“When you give something precious, you must not spread it around in pieces, and you must not give it half-heartedly.” – Glenn Dickinson
“Our Lady’s been promised a victory, but we are called to help bring it about, to rally under her banner and reclaim our world—which finds itself in the grip of this trial—for Jesus Christ.” – Dan Burke
“We all know how important the Totus Tuus Marian consecration was to JP II. But what’s striking here is what he identifies as the most pressing reason for him to make this total entrustment to our Lady. He wants to be sure in ministry that he truly receives others as a gift.” – Fr. Ignatius Schweitzer
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?
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