14th of May 2023 – Sanctuary of Montenero (LI). On the eve of the Feast of Our Lady of Grace, Patron of Tuscany, at the end of the Holy Mass, H.E. Monsignor Simone Giusti, Bishop of Livorno and Prior of the Delegation, together with the Knights and Dames present pronounced the Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary of the Tuscan Delegation. This Act of Consecration took place at the request of the Delegate, Count Ranieri Gastone Adorni Braccesi, and for the occasion H.E. Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino sent a message of greeting to the Prior, Monsignor Giusti, expressing his pleasure at the praiseworthy initiative and bestowing his fatherly blessing. Cardinal Martino’s message was read by the Delegate at the beginning of the Holy Mass also to inform the many faithful who filled the Shrine about the Act that was about to take place. The solemn ceremony was attended by a representation of Knights and Dames, accompanied by some family and friends from all over Tuscany. The liturgical songs were perfectly performed by the Choir of the Sanctuary “Don Fedele”, directed by Maestro Sandro Mecarelli. At the end of the liturgical ceremony the Knights and Dames met for a convivial breakfast.
TUSCANY: CONSECRATION TO THE IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY