I have to share this amazing conversion story, and the deep understanding that David acquired from his experience:
To Hell With Halloween
David Arias’ experiences with the occult make him no fan of what All Hallows’ Eve has become.
“I am all yours, and all that I have is yours, O most loving Jesus, through Mary, your most holy Mother” (True Devotion, 233). DAY 25 of 33: SECTION 3: Entering into the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary Contemplating the Sorrowful Mysteries with Mary and St. Louis de Montfort as our guides. Action: 1. Resolve
On this day 3 of our preparation for total consecration we will ponder Maximilian’s Goal to Win all Souls for Christ through Mary. Contemplating Mary as not only our Mother, but the Mother of all souls – surely spurred St. Maximilian to understand that a Mother cannot be happy if any one of her children
Readings and Prayers for St. Louis-Marie de Montfort’s Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary 12 Days of Preparation renouncing the spirit of the world Praying over and reading Christ’s Teaching Praying with the Heart Examining our conscience Learning about Mary’s place in God’s plan Day 12 of 33: Meditate on Imitation of Christ, by Thomas á Kempis:
Reading stories of amazing heroes both inspires and humbles me. Today, on the feast of St. Josaphat, bishop and martyr, I fell in love with this amazing saint who bravely gave his life for unity. His story resounds in me today, because I feel the pain of disunity. I can see and I can
Besides coordinating Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration for my parish, I am an active and sought after retreat leader, teacher and speaker in the Diocese of Wichita, as well as a writer, artist and pilgrim.
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