The prayer gives us much to meditate on!
The text of the prayer with which Pope Francis consecrates Russia, Ukraine, and all of humanity to the Immaculate Heart of Mary is rich in spiritual and theological significance. While many points could be highlighted, here are 1o brief aspects to consider.
1The faith of the Church, east and west, of all time
Right away, the prayer expresses the faith of the Church from the first centuries, shared by East and West. We address Mary as “Mother of God,” the Theotokos, the title affirmed for her at the Council of Ephesus in 431.