Spiritual Practices (disciplines and commitments)

Spiritual Practices


Spiritual Motherhood of Priests

Dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows


Daily   (obligation)

·       Spiritual Mother of Priests Prayer which offers one’s actions, suffering and merits united to Jesus, through Mary

·       Hail Holy Queen for the intentions of Our Holy Father and local bishops

·       St. Michael the Archangel Prayer

Weekly  (obligation for spiritual mothers)

·       Our Lady of Seven Sorrows Rosary on Tuesdays or Fridays

Monthly  (strongly encouraged)

·       Confession

Annually  (Obligation for spiritual mothers as it is our spiritual growth in our vocation)

·       Renewal of Promises at Holy Mass and Induction Ceremony

·       Spiritual Motherhood of Priests hosts a Retreat/Conference Day for all spiritual mothers, and it is opened to all men and women, priests and religious.

·       33 day Preparation for Total Consecration according to St. Louis Marie de Montfort - The preferred consecration feast day is September 15 for Our Lady of Sorrows which begins on August 13th. 
(Note: The text of this preparation is also available online at  http://www.iipg.org/consecration1.htm)

Strongly encouraged (as one’s state in life allows)

·       One hour of Eucharistic Adoration per week
·       About a couple of times per year--  Intercessory Eucharistic Adoration for Bishops, Priests, Seminarians and New Vocations to the Priesthood.  Not all dates are set, but most of the time we try to set it on the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows --  Our Patroness.  We will update accordingly.