SMG Immaculata is intended to be an easy way for parishioners & groups with a Marian devotion to feel more united with each other and with the universal Catholic Church. SMG Immaculata will host Marian Consecration & offer Formation with Marian themes. The goal for SMG Immaculata is to be an easy resource for growth in Marian Devotion, including a Daily Reflection Blog as recommended by St. Maximilian Kolbe & other periodic content..
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Celebrate the Apparitions of Our Lady May 13th to October 13th 1917 in Potugal!
See Calendar for 100th Anniversary Reception on Saturday May 13th, 2017
& See LINKS for EWTN's Fatima 100th Anniversary Site!
APRIL’S FOCUS: Why and how does Mary always point us to Jesus?
Pope Francis has said, “Mary points to Jesus. She asks us to bear witness to Jesus. She constantly guides us to her Son, Jesus, because in Him alone do we find salvation. He alone
can change the water of our loneliness, difficulties and sin into the wine of encounter, joy and forgiveness. He alone.” Mary literally brought the Gospel to the world through the incarnation of Christ, her son. At the wedding feast of Cana, and to us today, she continually invites us to “Do whatever he tells you.”
Marian Consecration is about imploring the intercession of Our Lady,
& following her humble & obedient example as we seek to grow closer to Jesus Christ, her Son.
Marian Consecration has a long history in the Catholic Church & is based upon the Blessed Virgin Mary's unparalleled faith & discipleship. The Consecration is a "Self-Consecration", a personal act of Consecration, that does not require a Priest of Bishop. Nevertheless, many groups or communities like to make the Self-Consecration together as a show of support and unity. To that end, SMG Immaculata hosts Marian Consecration to help encourage discipleship under the guidance of Mary Immaculate. 'To Jesus through Mary..."
The Rosary is a contemplative prayer in which the Mysteries of the life of Christ are meditated upon, often through the eyes of Our Lady. More than praying to Mary, the Rosary is praying with Mary as she guides us in knowledge of her Son.