During a workshop on the new edition of Preparation for Total Consecration that took place at the St. Louis de Montfort Center in Bay Shore, NY, a series of videos were produced that provide a guided tour of the new book. There are a total of 11 videos in the series. All of the videos are available for viewing on this page and on the following page.
VIDEO 1 – OVERVIEW
In this first of a series of talks on the use of the new edition of Preparation for Total Consecration, Fr. Hugh Gillespie, SMM, describes the general outline, history and explanation of the changes in this new publication on the way to prepare for the Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary.
VIDEO 2 – INTRODUCTION TO THE BOOK
In this second talk of the series on his new book, Preparation for the Total Consecration, Fr Hugh Gillespie, SMM, speaks about the layout of the book and the significance of the elements presented in the book.
VIDEO 3 – BASIC CONCEPTS
The third in a series of talks by Fr. Hugh Gillespie, SMM, about the new edition of Preparation for Total Consecration. This installment treats some of the principle themes and practices necessary for a serious and well-grounded preparation.
VIDEO 4 – RENUNCIATION OF THE SPIRIT OF THE WORLD
In this fourth talk of the series, Fr. Hugh Gillespie, SMM, describes the method and goal of the first 12 days of the Preparation for Total Consecration whose theme is the Renunciation of the Spirit of the World.
VIDEO 5 – KNOWLEDGE OF SELF
In this fifth talk on the Preparation for Total Consecration, Fr. Hugh Gillespie, SMM, explains the necessary steps in order to obtain this knowledge of self and be able to move on to the next movement, the knowledge of Mary.
VIDEO 6 – KNOWLEDGE OF OUR LADY
In this sixth talk of the series on the Preparation for Total Consecration, Fr. Hugh Gillespie, SMM, speaks of the role of Mary in the spiritual life. The deepening of our relationship with the Mother of God brings about a deepening of our relationship with Her Son.