- Apr 9, 2020
The Latin American bishops’ council announced plans to perform an act of consecration of Latin America and the Caribbean to Our Lady of Guadalupe on Easter, “asking her for health and an end to the pandemic.”
On March 25, the Catholic Church in Ireland will be consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary “for strength and protection from the coronavirus, COVID-19.”
Standing before a banner of Our Lady of Guadalupe bedecked with fragrant roses, Metuchen Bishop James F. Checchio issued a challenge to the faithful seated within the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi Dec. 12: Their work had only just begun.
An effort is underway to consecrate California to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.