Consecrate Yourself to Mary: Start Days for 33 Days to Morning Glory

Individuals can consecrate themselves to Mary year-round by following the 33 Days to Morning Glory method of Father Michael Gaitley. To start the consecration preparation right away while waiting for your book, click here to see the first week’s meditations.

This fall, Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas was re-consecrated to Our Lady on the 10th anniversary of the first consecration of the college in 2013. President Stephen D. Minnis encourages students to explore this devotion. His own Marian commitment is often credited for the unprecedented success of the college.

Here are recommended days to begin the consecration such that it lands on a Marian feast day:

Marian Feast Day Start Date Consecration Day
Our Lady of Lourdes January 9 February 11
The Annunciation February 20 March 25
Our Lady of Fatima April 10 May 13
The Visitation April 28 May 31
Immaculate Heart Varies Saturday after
Corpus Christi
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel June 13 July 16
The Assumption July 13 August 15
Queenship of Mary July 20 August 22
Nativity of Mary August 6 September 8
Holy Name of Mary August 10 September 12
Our Lady of Sorrows August 13 September 15
Our Lady of the Rosary September 4 October 7
Presentation of Mary October 19 November 21
Immaculate Conception November 5 December 8
Our Lady of Guadalupe November 9 December 12
Christmas November 22 December 25
Mother of God November 29 January 1
Presentation of the Lord December 31 February 2


Benedictine College

Founded in 1858, Benedictine College is a Catholic, Benedictine, residential, liberal arts college located on the bluffs above the Missouri River in Atchison, Kansas. The school is honored to have been named one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, the best private college in Kansas by The Wall Street Journal, and one of the top Catholic colleges in the nation by First Things magazine and the Newman Guide. It prides itself on outstanding academics, extraordinary faith life, strong athletic programs, and an exceptional sense of community and belonging. Benedictine College is dedicated to transforming culture in America through its mission to educate men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.