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Enthronement and Consecration

I will bless every place where a picture of My Heart shall be set up and honored.
- Jesus to St. Margaret Mary of Alacoque

The Apostolate for Family Consecration's 4 steps to protect your family
1. The Message of Hope
This step gives you the foundation to understand consecration through the “Message of Hope” presentation. It will help you to understand how consecration works and why it is so powerful and important for your family. It will also help consecrate your family. (Message of Hope Video / More on this step)

2. Enthrone the Holy Family
This step will provide the tangible sign of your consecration as a family. It is an acknowledgement that Jesus is the Lord and King of your life and of your family. The enthronement will be a protection and a blessing for your family, as Jesus told St. Margaret Mary of Alacoque, “I will bless every place where a picture of My Heart shall be set up and honored.” (More on this step)

3. Total Consecration to the Holy Family
This step will deepen your knowledge and understanding of the Dual Dimension of Consecration to the Holy Family as you read and enter into the meditations presented in the Preparation for Total Consecration to Jesus, through Mary for Families book. This book contains 40 days of meditations on consecration. The first 33 daily mediations present the meaning ofconsecration to Jesus through Mary and provide you with rich meditations from St. Louis de Montfort and Pope John Paul II. The last 6 days of meditation bring in St. Joseph and present a practical way to live your family’s consecration in this modern world. It also introduces the second Dimension of Consecration to the HolyFamily: “Consecration in Truth.” (order book / view pdf / More on this step)

4. Build Catholic Culture through Formation
Begin the exciting journey of ongoing formation by starting with The Apostolate’s Family Catechism (“Consecrate Them in Truth”). This step is an entry into a life of ongoing faith formation within your family. As your family commits to learning more about our Catholic Faith, you will grow in union with Our Lord and each other. The Apostolate’s Family Catechism will draw your family into prayer, Scripture, key papal documents and Vatican II, and provide day-to-day applications of our faith. (More on this step)

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Related Church Documents
Pope Pius XII (1939-1958)
Haurietis Aquas, On Devotion to the Sacred Heart

Pope Pius XI (1922-1939)
Quas Primas, On the Feast of Christ the King

Pope Leo XIII (1878-1903)
Annum Sacrum, On Consecration to the Sacred Heart