Other Preparation Plans

Traditional 12 days + 3 weeks plan

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An alternative plan

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Preparation for Total Consecration

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Remember that the preparation programme covers four weeks; you should therefore start your preparation, with Week 1, Day 1, 28 days prior to the date you have chosen for your Consecration.

Each week of the preparation has its own theme.

Choose the day for which you wish to view the reflection:

Week 1 The Spirit of the World 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Week 2 Self-Knowledge 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Week 3 Knowledge of our Lady 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Week 4 Knowledge of our Lord 1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Alive to God

The introduction to Father Macdonald's book describes the thinking behind it, and how to use these reflections. You can read this Introduction here.

Abbreviations used

TDTrue Devotion to the Blessed Virgin
SMThe Secret of Mary
LEWThe Love of Eternal Wisdom
FCLetter to the Friends of the Cross
PMPrayer for Missionaries
RMLetter to the Friends of the CrossRule of the Missionary Priests
LCMLetter to the Members of the Company of Mary
SRSecret of the Rosary