O Virgin Mother of God, Mary Immaculate,
We dedicate and consecrate ourselves to you
under the title of
May this Medal be for each one of us a sure sign
of your affection for us
and a constant reminder of our duties toward you.
Ever while wearing it,
may we be blessed by your loving protections
and preserved in the grace of your son.
O Most Powerful Virgin,
Mother of our Savior,
keep us close to you every moment of our lives.
Obtain for us, your children,
the grace of a happy death;
so that in union with you,
we may enjoy the bliss of Heaven forever.
It is important to note as well that,
as with all sacramentals,
the Miraculous Medal is not some “lucky charm”.
Keep in mind also that in expressing devotion to Mary,
we do not worship her,
as many Christians in other denominations,
especially some Evangelicals, believe,
but rather honor her in her devotion to our Lord!
As the popular saying goes “to Jesus through Mary.”
Remember also her last words in Scripture,
which could almost be her motto,
in which she told the attendants at the wedding feast of Cana
“Do whatever he [Jesus] tells you.” (John 2:5)
the loving Rebecca at her