1947 Marian Congress – Consecration of Canada to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Posted June 4, 2017 5:03 pm by Maureen Ward

1947 Marian Congress – Consecration of Canada to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

The following excerpt is taken from the memoirs of Archbishop Vachon pages 136 -137`The solemn consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary took place at 5 o`clock. No previous ceremony at the Repository had been so imposing. The sun still seemed to be at its zenith.  It beamed down its heat upon this open air cathedral. Nine cardinals including the Cardinal legate took up their positions on the central section of the Repository. All the Archbishops and Bishops present in Ottawa, Monsignori, Canons and thousands of priests, dignitaries of all ranks occupied the two long wings spreading out from the

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