From Fr. Samuel Medley, SOLT — October 23, 2008 — Hail, full of Grace!
Hail Immaculate Virgin Mary, Daughter of the Father, Mother of the Son, Spouse of the Holy Spirit! Just as the Most Holy Trinity came to you and chose to live in you to begin the Redemption of all mankind, so too, I come to you and chose to live in you to begin a life a priestly ministry. Together with, and in imitation of Jesus, the Incarnate Wisdom, I offer, consecrate, and entrust my whole being to you.
I offer to you my participation in the priestly ministry of Jesus. As you stood by Jesus as he offered himself as our paschal Sacrifice, please stand by me every time I offer that same unbloody Sacrifice on the altar. I offer to you, Mother of the one high Priest, my participation in the Victimhood of Jesus for the sanctification of the entire world, but especially for the people of Russia, and also for my own sanctification.
I consecrate to you O Mary all my thoughts, actions, and words as I participate in the prophetic life of Jesus; every homily, counsel, spiritual direction, teaching, retreat, but most of all every celebration of the Sacrament of Peace and Reconciliation. Help me to become like you: a refuge of sinners, a consolation of the afflicted, a sign of hope and confidence in the Fathers infinite Mercy.
I entrust to you, Sacred Virgin Mother of the People of God and my Mother, my participation in the kingship of Jesus, the King of Kings. I entrust to you every person who is committed to my care, that they may come fully to the covenant of communion of the Most Holy Trinity all young and old people, consecrated men and women, my brother priests with whom I will journey, but most especially all married couples and families for whom I have already offered to you my life many times.
In a special way, I thank you for having called me to be a part of your family, the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity. I ask you to obtain for me the gift to always faithfully and obediently serve your family. Help me to be a good friend, brother, and father in this family.
I ask you together with the Holy Apostles, to obtain the precious Gift of the Holy Spirit that I may be fired with apostolic zeal, to defend the Church, to promote a culture of life, and that I may live with great joy the inestimable gift of celibacy, remaining free to serve all.
And with Jesus, I entrust to you my last hour and breath. As you held Jesus in your arms, hold me and present me to the throne of God, that like you, I may enjoy his eternal friendship and continue to serve him forever. I offer, consecrate, and entrust myself, now and forever to your Immaculate Heart. Glory be...
Mary, Mother of Jesus Christ, Eternal High Priest, Mother of all priests and our Mother, help us respond generously to the Holy Spirit's request, through the voice of His Church, to offer up to God Eucharistic adoration for priests. Amen.