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The Mass in Philadelphia was one of dozens that took place across the United States, as bishops answered the Pope’s call to pray the consecration prayer together.
Pope Francis, joined by the bishops of the world, consecrated themselves, the Church, humanity and specifically Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on March 25. Why was this event so important? What more can be done for peace? Register staff writer Joseph Pronechen offers us a refresher on the messages of Our Lady of Fatima and how we can follow her direction. Then we have an Editors’ Corner to look at Pope Francis’ new apostolic constitution on the Roman Curia, the sixth anniversary of Mother Angelica’s death, and a new Catholic news agency in Mother Angelica’s name in Erbil, Iraq.
Sister Lúcia said Our Lady asked for observance of the Five First Saturdays devotion, and especially desired ‘the sanctification of our daily life.’
COMMENTARY: The consecration of the entire world and the human race to the Immaculate Heart of Mary was the manifest desire of the Roman Pontiffs in 1942, 1952, 1964, 1982, 1984, 2000 and 2013.
Russia has been consecrated before. So has the whole world, actually.
Patriarch Pizzaballa explained that the Mass initiative would take place each year on the “Peace Day for the East.”
Fr. Paweł Rytel-Andrianik, spokesman of the Polish Bishops’ Conference, said that the act of consecration should not be regarded simply as a historical event.
Archbishop Gomez said Mary has always accompanied the United States even before the country was incorporated, and that in “this difficult hour” it was once again time to renew this consecration.
EWTN Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw said: “EWTN is honored to be airing this important Re-Consecration of the United States and Canada to Our Lady.