Novena for the Consecration of the United States to the Blessed Virgin Mary starts today – runs until start of Holy Week

Dear Brothers and Sisters In Christ –

This request was forwarded to a third order Carmelite friend of mine who received it from the Sisters of Life. They are requesting that we as a community of devout Catholics pray a nine-day novena starting on March 25th (Feast of the Annunciation) finishing on April 2nd – the beginning of Holy Week to consecrate our nation to the Blessed Mother.

The prayer is below – please join us as we intercede through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, in the Name of Jesus our Lord and Savior, to God our heavenly Father for this nation to be healed and converted to turn back to God and His ways and His laws. Feel free to share this with all of your praying friends and family.


In the Hearts of Jesus & Mary,

Angela Rzzo, Coordinatro, Magnificat
Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapter

Act of Consecration of the United States
to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Most Holy Trinity: Our Father in heaven, who chose Mary as the fairest of your daughters; Holy Spirit, who chose Mary as your spouse; God the Son, who chose Mary as your Mother; in union with Mary, we adore your majesty and acknowledge your supreme, eternal dominion and authority.

Most Holy Trinity, we put the United States of America into the hands of Mary Immaculate in order that she may present the country to you. Through her, we wish to thank you for the great resources of this land and for the freedom, which has been its heritage. Through the intercession of Mary, have mercy on the Catholic Church in America. Grant us peace. Have mercy on our president and on the officers of our government. Grant us a fruitful economy born of justice and charity. Have mercy on capital and industry and labor. Protect the family life of the nation. Guard the precious gift of many religious vocations. Through the intercession of our Mother, have mercy on the sick, the poor, the tempted, sinners—on all who are in need.

Mary, Immaculate Virgin, our Mother, Patroness of our land, we praise you and honor you and give our country and ourselves to your sorrowful and Immaculate Heart. O Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary, pierced by the sword of sorrow prophesied by Simeon, save us from degeneration, disaster and war. Protect us from all harm. O Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary, you bore the sufferings of your Son in the depths of your heart, be our advocate. Pray for us, that acting always according to your will and the will of your divine Son, we may live and die pleasing to God.


Submitted by Doria2