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Fr. Michael Joseph Carlson, EP

Fr. Michael Joseph Carlson consecrated himself to Our Lady in his youth through the method of St. Louis Marie Grignion de Monfort. He has a deep devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and has made his life a constant search for men and women who live the same dedication to Jesus through Mary's hands.

As a good religious, always cheerful and good natured, Fr. Michael has been assigned by his superiors to carry out his apostolate in various places, beginning in the United States, his native land, and in several countries in Central America, South America, and Europe. His native language is English, but he speaks Spanish and Portuguese fluently.

He frequently comments on the daily liturgy on the Heralds of the Gospel YouTube Channel.


Fr. Michael Carlson was born in Little Falls, Minnesota on May 16, 1975. He began his vocational journey as a young man in 1990, later joining the International Association of Christ’s Faithful of Pontifical Right, Heralds of the Gospel.

Fr. Michael’s life can be best described as his desire to draw everyone to Mary and through her to her Son, Jesus. Besides his native land, he has dedicated his pastoral actions in various countries, such as Brazil, El Salvador, Chile and, presently, Spain. He carries out his pastoral work through Catechism courses, and missionary work such as seminars, workshops, and pilgrimages to shrines. He also organizes several symposiums, and congresses on Catholic Doctrine and other themes. Always aiming to lead his listeners to consecrate themselves to Our Lady.

As a musician, he joined the International Choir of the Heralds of the Gospel, having travelled on missions throughout almost all of America and part of Europe.

In his evangelizing journey, aiming to do even more for the Lord’s flock, he was ordained a priest on the feast of St. Thérèse in 2010. He has a deep devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and has placed his entire priestly ministry in the hands of Mary, to whom he had consecrated himself in his youth.

He is a member of the Clerical Society Virgo Flos Carmeli and currently carries out his priestly ministry in Madrid, Spain.

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Taught by the knowledgeable Fr. Michael Carlson, EP, the course consists of an introduction and 33 daily lessons, with a solemn Consecration at the end.

Each class covers a certain number of topics from the Treatise on True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin by St. Louis Marie Grignion de Monfort, which will help us grow in a more perfect devotion to Her.

This course will lead us to love Our Lady more and more, moved by the blazing fire of the Holy Spirit, through interior and exterior practices taught by the French Saint.

The classes are enriched with illustrative examples from the lives of the Saints, experiences, and miracles, which highlight the importance of giving ourselves to this devotion, learning to do everything with Mary, through Mary, in Mary, and for Mary. Thus we will find the inner peace we seek so much!

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God had a secret and revealed it to His Blessed Mother through the Angel Gabriel: “The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary, and she conceived of the Holy Spirit.” God’s secret was, therefore, the Mystery of the Incarnation.

Now, Mary also has a secret, as St. Louis de Montfort teaches us, in his book “The Secret of Mary”. But, if we want to understand this secret, it is necessary to have an intimacy with Our Lady.

That is exactly what Fr. Michael does in this course, he shows us how to enter into the Marian intimacy.

In this course we will grow in our understanding and love for Mary. In just six lessons we will gain a new and wonderful understanding of the Mother of God.

Welcome to the Course: “Mariology in only six simple steps!”

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Today, we live an unusual situation that affects all of us, without exceptions. Calamities, diseases, unprecedented violence, moral, economic and political crises, scarcity, corruption, scandals, attacks against the faith and against religion, destruction of the family, immorality, and unimaginable sins. We can say we are living chaos. Believers and non-believers, moral and immoral people, just and unjust, good and bad, are all affected. The big difference lies in how we react. Accepting or rejecting what is imposed on us, is what allows us to maintain balance or let chaos disrupt our interior lives too.

There is a lot of speculation, more questions and few answers, but, in the midst of this extremely chaotic situation, the Heralds of the Gospel come to your rescue, with answers to your questions. In 1917, Our Lady appeared to three innocent children who were tending the sheep of their parents and knew nothing of the world and revealed to them important secrets about the future of humanity. Over the course of a hundred years, there have been people who have believed in the apparitions and prophecies of Fatima and accepted to convert and change their lives. Many, however, continue to wander distracted, despising or offending God.

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The teachers of the Reconquest Platform declare total adherence and fidelity to the teachings of the Holy Church, rejecting any content that contradicts sound Catholic Doctrine.