33 Days to Morning Glory
Small-Group Marian Consecration Retreat
“Behold, your Mother.”
(John 19:27)
Ever wonder how some people become enthusiastic and on fire
about their relationship with Jesus?
Join us…
WHEN:  Six consecutive Tuesdays

August 29 (Orientation), September 5, 12, 19, 26 & October 3
October 7 –

Marian Consecration @ 9am Daily Mass and
Presentation of Certificates

TIME:  7:00-8:30p.m.
WHERE:  Social Hall at the Family Life Center

The retreat is based on the popular  book by Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC, 33 Days to Morning Glory.  
The goal is to help set our hearts on fire about our relationship  with Jesus through Mary.  

A glorious new day can dawn in your spiritual life by saying “yes”.

Learn how key saints consecrated  their lives to Jesus  through Mary and how we can, too.
Develop  a closer union with and true devotion  to Our Blessed  Mother.


Learn how the Immaculate Heart of Mary is the quickest, easiest  and surest  way to grow in
holiness  and love for the Heart of Jesus.  

Easy as 1-2-3
For 33 consecutive days,

you will:
Read daily (2-3 pages) from the book, 33 Days to Morning Glory
Ponder daily readings  by reflecting  on four questions  (10-15 minutes)  


Meet once a week for 6 weeks at St. Benedict Parish Hall (90 minutes per meeting)

15 minutes Large Group Opening
45 minutes Small Group Discussion/Sharing  

30 minutes DVD lecture by Fr. Michael Gaitley
A 6-Week Retreat

DVD Presentation
Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC


Begins August 29, 2017
Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30p.m.
St. Benedict Parish Hall

Experience   the  extraordinary   33-day  journey  to  Marian  consecration   with  four  giants  of  Marian
spirituality:   St. Louis  de Montfort,  St. Maximilian  Kolbe,  St. Teresa  of Calcutta, and St. John Paul II.  
Fr. Michael Gaitley masterfully summarizes  their teachings, making it easy to grasp and simple enough

to put into practice.  He weaves  their thoughts into a user-friendly retreat that will bless even the busiest
of people.   Make plans now to learn how our Mother Mary can lead us to love  Jesus  more and more

and to open our hearts to receive  His precious  mercy.  This  retreat is for both men and women.  The
Blessed  Virgin  Mother  Ladies’  Sodality  will  cover  the  cost  of  retreat  materials  for  all  participants  

($25/per person  value).  
Deadline  to register  is July 28, 2017.  
For more information,  contact Linda Schirmer, Sodality President:  

410-479-4704 or LindaSch928@comcast.net
Name: ____________________________________
Phone #:  ___________________________
Address:  __________________________________________________________________________
E-Mail:    ___________________________________________________________
Return registration form 1 of 3 ways:

Drop off to Parish Office during office hours.
Mail to St. Benedict Church, Attn:  Lori Parks, P.O. Box 459  Ridgely MD  21660


Place in the offertory basket at any mass in envelope marked “33 Days to Morning Glory”