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Understanding The Consecration With Father Michael Stalla

What People Are Saying

Jesus has taken me up the mountain and is now revealing Himself to me in a new and indescribable way.

I felt Him deep in my soul share how He had guided me through everything in my life’s journey to get me to this day, time and union with Him.

I am His and He is mine. I am a new creation in Christ!

I have a sincere desire to please my Beloved Bridegroom. Things that used to distract are fading away.

Everything is different since my consecration to the Bridegroom…the way He speaks to me…the way I hear Him. He is now MY Bridegroom!

Consecrating myself to the Bridegroom has been freeing, solidifying, grounding, securing and integrating.

My heart and soul are hungry, open, and ready as I have given Him my “Yes” to whatever He wills for me.

To Begin Your Consecration Journey

Read the book,
Consecration to Christ the Bridegroom
by Laura Ercolino.

I pledged myself to you and entered into a covenant with you, says the Lord God, and you became mine.

– Ezekiel 16:8

The items below, while not required, will make your consecration extra special!

Holy Water
Holy Water

Then I bathed you with water…and anointed you with oil.
Ezekiel 16:9

Pour holy water over your hands and forearms, as a reminder of being washed clean and made new by Christ’s Living water in the nuptial bath on the day of your baptism. We recommend that you participate in the Sacrament of Reconciliation before the day of your consecration so that your wedding garment will be beautiful for your Bridegroom. If the Sacrament of Reconciliation is not available to you, consider making an examination of conscience and sincere act of contrition.

If desired, after the holy water, apply rose scented oil (or unscented oil) to your forearms and then sprinkle with gold glitter.

White garment
White Garment

For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.
Galatians 3:27.

You may pre-purchase a white veil, shawl or handkerchief and have it placed upon you (or place it on yourself), symbolizing being clothed in Christ’s grace and dignity.


Consecration ring
Consecration ring

I am my Beloved’s and my Beloved is mine. 
The Song of Songs 6:3

The ring we suggest is imprinted with verse above. In the Jewish wedding tradition, the bridegroom places the wedding ring on his bride’s right index finger as he says, “Behold, you are consecrated to me with this ring, in accordance with the laws of Moses and Israel.” The wearing of this ring is another reminder of your consecration to Christ, the One, True, Eternal Spouse of your soul and that your relationship with Him is at the heart of all other relationships.

Unity cross
Unity cross

Set me like a seal on your heart, like a seal on your arm. For love is strong as death.
The Song of Songs 8:6

The Unity Cross symbolizes the spousal relationship between Christ The Bridegroom and His Bride, the Church. As baptized members of His Church, we are all called to respond to His gift of self-sacrificing love with the gift of ourselves. Wearing or placing the Unity Cross on a key ring or Rosary beads is the perfect reminder of your consecration to the Bridegroom of your soul.

Visit our Bridegroom Collection in the Hope’s Garden shop:

Click the image above to receive a free download of Christ the Risen Bridegroom to accompany your prayer time during the Easter Season.

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