“Life In And For Mary”

If you’re tired of taking the “scenic route” in your spiritual life, and want to accelerate your path to holiness, this may be the most important message you ever read.

Here’s why…

In his “True Devotion to Mary”, St. Louis-Marie de Montfort says: “There are some very sanctifying interior practices for those whom the Holy Ghost calls to high perfection. These may be expressed in four words; to do all our actions by Mary, with Mary, in Mary, and for Mary; so that we may do them all the more perfectly by Jesus, with Jesus, in Jesus, and for Jesus.”

Even though he explained them briefly, he admits he left quite a few things out:

“I have now said many things about the most holy Virgin; but I have many more to say, and there are infinitely more which I shall omit, whether from ignorance, inability, or want of time, in the design which I have to form a true client of Mary, and a true disciple of Jesus Christ.”

The book I want to give you today – yes, give (it’s no charge, completely on the house) – fills in many important gaps in the “True Devotion to Mary”. Believe me, it may be just what you need to have your own breakthrough in living your devotion to Mary. At the very least, it makes it easier for you.

And although St. Louis said he “read nearly all the books which profess to treat of devotion to Our Lady,” there’s not a shred of evidence he ever read or even heard of this book you’re getting today. And this book was around during his lifetime.

It’s called “The Mariform and Marian Life in and for Mary”.

Here’s some of what you’re about to discover in the 14 chapters of this short volume…

(1) How to live “Marylike”, “that is, conformed to the good pleasure of Mary, the Mother of God.”

(2) Why the Fathers of the Church call the Blessed Virgin Mary “the neck of the Church,” and what this means for you and your relationship with the Holy Spirit.

(3) Why you can say “Mary has her kingdom in the soul and her throne beside the throne of Jesus, her Son, and that as the kingdom of Jesus increases and flourishes in the soul so also does the kingdom of Mary increase and flourish.”

(4) How in all your actions and omissions, sufferings and sorrows, trials, temptations, and afflictions, you can preserve and even cherish a childlike, tender, and innocent turning of your soul to Mary, and your love can go from her to God. (Examples from St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi, St. Peter Thomas, and other Saints who did this.)

(5) The key to keeping your Marian devotion from becoming artificial, bogus, and unnatural.

(6) How NOT to hinder the action of the Holy Spirit in your soul.

(7) Why it’s “proper and permissible for the soul to ‘live for Mary’ as it lives for God.”

(8) Why you must permit Mary to reign in your soul.

(9) Why your cooperation with Mary helps her come into full possession of her kingdom of which she possesses the title: Queen of heaven and earth, Queen of the just and of all Saints. (Examples from St. Gerard the Carmelite and St. Stephen of Hungary, and why you ought to consecrate your whole life to Mary)

Now, in case all this “Mary talk” gives you pause, the author unequivocally states:

“For, inasmuch as Mary is wholly conformed to the good pleasure of God and lives eternally for Him, for His love and glory, it follows that every life and death for Mary must ultimately serve and be directed toward God. Thus we do not live or die for Mary as our final end, nor do we adhere to our personal advantage or to anything outside of God; but rather, we live and die in Mary that we may more perfectly live and die in God and for God, for His sake and for love of Him.”

Onward.

(10) Why the reign of Mary is “wholly ordained” for the reign of Jesus.

(11) Why “the Marian life contains a higher perfection than the state of simple union with God, which is found in the Blessed.” (Basically, why one Saint is higher than another, and why the Marian life helps you become one of the higher ones.)

(12) The details of a form of contemplation which will most likely be completely new to you, and which can skyrocket your spiritual life.

(13) Why the Marian life can “hold its own” and greatly help and favor your perfection.

(14) How the Marian life in and for Mary can be practiced with great simplicity. (Even some mystics didn’t understand this.)

(15) Why Mary can’t be an obstacle to your union with God.

That’s a good sample of what you’ll discover in this free Marian eBook.

“The Mariform and Marian Life in and for Mary” builds a moat around your Marian devotion which makes it tremendously difficult for the devil to breach.

What it reveals to you is so easy, and so powerful, it’s a wonder so few Marian devotees do it.

So, what are you waiting for?! This Marian eBook is free! Click here to find out what St. Louis de Montfort missed! Be sure to scroll down after you click on the link.

Yours for a Marian devotion that really works,

Casimir

P.S. St. Louis de Montfort says: “We must draw all the world, if we can, to her service and to this true and solid devotion.” This book fills in important gaps in his “True Devotion to Mary”. So, please share this link with others, so they can get their complementary eBook and enjoy these hidden benefits of Marian devotion. After you read your free eBook, here’s something you won’t want to miss.

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“How To Let The Blessed Virgin Mary Work Great Wonders In You”

Do you find it hard to make progress in living your consecration to Mary despite your best efforts? Do you feel any closer to experiencing the effects St. Louis de Montfort describes when you’re faithful to your consecration?

For example, he says…

“This devotion, faithfully practiced, produces many happy effects in the soul. The most important of them all is that it establishes, even here below, Mary’s life in the soul, so that it is no longer the soul that lives, but Mary living in it; for Mary’s life becomes its life. And when, by an unspeakable yet real grace, the Blessed Virgin is Queen in a soul, what wonders does she not work there!” (“Secret of Mary”, #55)

“Do not think, dear soul, that Mary, the most fruitful of all pure creatures, who has brought forth even a God, remains idle in a faithful soul. She will cause Jesus Christ to live in that soul, and the soul to live in constant union with Jesus Christ” (Secret, #56).

If you’re not experiencing these effects, it’s probably because you haven’t been shown how to grasp the interior spirit of this devotion.

St. Louis says this happens to most people who make their consecration to Mary.

“I have found many people who, with admirable zeal, have adopted the exterior practices of this holy slavery of Jesus and Mary, but I have found only a few who have accepted its interior spirit, and still fewer who have persevered in it” (Secret, #44).

“As the essential of this devotion consists in the interior which it ought to form, it will not be equally comprehended by everybody. Some will stop at what is exterior in it, and will go no further, and these will be the greatest number.

“Some, in small number, will enter into its inward spirit; but they will only mount but one step. Who will mount to the second step? Who will get as far as the third? Lastly, who will so advance as to make this devotion his habitual state?” (“True Devotion to Mary”, #119)

What’s more, he says most of the Saints didn’t know it either. And as a result, they had to endure more sufferings.

“There have been some Saints, but they have been in small numbers, who have passed by this sweet path to go to Jesus, because the Holy Ghost, faithful Spouse of Mary, has by a singular grace disclosed it to them.

“But the rest of the Saints, who are the greater number, although they have all had devotion to our Blessed Lady, have not on that account, or at least very little, entered upon this way. This is why they have had to pass through ruder and more dangerous trials” (True Devotion, #152).

So, this might explain why reading the writings of the Saints may not have helped you as much as you would’ve liked… or expected.

Now, you’re completely free to try to apply what you do learn in their writings. In fact, St. Louis says…

“It is true that we can attain to divine union by other roads…” (True Devotion, #152).

But, he immediately adds…

“…but it is by many more crosses and strange deaths, and with many more difficulties, which we shall find it hard to overcome. We must pass through obscure nights, through combats, through strange agonies, over craggy mountains, through cruel thorns, and over frightful deserts” (True Devotion, #152).

He also points out other serious risks if you don’t grasp the interior spirit of your consecration to Mary…

“Because the devils, who are skillful thieves, wish to surprise us unawares, and to strip us. They watch day and night for the favorable moment. For that end they go round about us incessantly to devour us, and to snatch from us in one moment, by a sin, all that we have gained of graces and of merits for many years.

“Their malice, their experience, their stratagems, and their number, ought to make us fear immensely this misfortune, especially when we see how many persons, fuller of grace than we are, richer in virtues, better founded in experience, and far higher exalted in sanctity, have been surprised, robbed, and unhappily pillaged” (True Devotion, #88).

He continues…

“There are at this time, more than ever, false devotions to our Blessed Lady, which it is easy to mistake for true ones. The devil, like a false coiner and a subtle and experienced deceiver, has already deceived and destroyed so many souls by a false devotion to the Blessed Virgin, that he makes a daily use of his diabolical experience to plunge many others by this same way into everlasting perdition.

“As a counterfeiter does not ordinarily counterfeit anything but gold and silver…, so the evil spirit does not for the most part counterfeit the other devotions, but only those to Jesus and Mary,… because they are, among other devotions, what gold and silver are amongst metals” (True Devotion, #90).

On the other hand, he does say…

“This devotion is an easy, short, perfect, and secure way of arriving at union with Our Lord, in which the perfection of a Christian consists” (True Devotion, #152).

And he calls this devotion “a path of roses and honey compared with the other paths” (True Devotion, #152).

Then he says…

“It is a path trodden by Jesus Christ, the Incarnate Wisdom, our sole Head. One of His members in passing by the same road cannot deceive himself. It is an easy road, because of the fullness of the grace and unction of the Holy Ghost, which fills it to overflowing. No one wearies there; no one walking there ever has to retrace his steps.

“It is a short road, which leads us to Jesus in a little time. It is a perfect road, where there is no mud, no dust, nor the least spot of sin. Lastly, it is a secure road, which conducts us to Jesus Christ and life eternal in a straight and secure manner, without turning to the right hand or to the left.

“Let us, then, set forth upon that road, and walk there day and night, until we come to the fullness of the age of Jesus Christ” (#168).

So, how can you set forth upon this easy, short, perfect, and secure road to union with Jesus, without falling into the traps the devils set for you?

Well, here’s…

==> A few resources the Montfort Fathers recommend, and even St. Louis de Montfort’s favorite.

And when you grasp the interior spirit of your consecration to Mary, St. Louis promises…

“To sum up, Mary becomes everything to that soul in the service of Jesus Christ. Only experience can teach the wonders wrought by Mary, wonders so great that neither the wise nor the proud, nor even many of the devout can believe them” (Secret, #57).

If you’d like to see the tools you can use to help you grasp the interior spirit of this devotion and experience the great wonders wrought by Mary, click here now.

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“The Holy Spirit’s Closely Held Secrets About Receiving Holy Communion”

If you receive Holy Communion week after week… perhaps even daily… and if you read the Eucharistic writings of the Saints, and wonder why your devotion to the Blessed Sacrament still feels like it’s going nowhere, it’s no wonder.

You see, the Holy Spirit has kept to Himself secrets about the best way to receive Holy Communion.

Don’t believe me?

Well…listen to what St. Louis de Montfort has to say:

“Predestinate soul, here is a secret the Most High has taught me, which I have not been able to find in any book, old or new. I confide it to you, by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit” (Secret of Mary, # 1).

And elsewhere, he says the Holy Spirit didn’t reveal this to most of the Saints.

“There have been some Saints, but they have been in small numbers, who have passed by this sweet path to go to Jesus, because the Holy Ghost, faithful Spouse of Mary, has by a singular grace disclosed it to them.

“But the rest of the Saints, who are the greater number, although they have all had devotion to our Blessed Lady, have not on that account, or at least very little, entered upon this way. This is why they have had to pass through ruder and more dangerous trials” (True Devotion to Mary, #152).

That’s why you probably haven’t found the Saints’ writings as helpful as you’d hoped.

So, if you want to get an abundance of graces from Holy Communion, and make your life easier in the process by using this secret of the Holy Spirit, then keep reading.

How Can You Discover The Holy Spirit’s Secrets?

As you may know, St. Louis – to whom the Holy Spirit revealed this secret – outlined his plan for applying this secret to receiving Holy Communion at the end of his “True Devotion to Mary”.

But reading St. Louis may not be enough for you, because he admits his “True Devotion to Mary” has many gaps in it.

“I have now said many things about the Most Holy Virgin; but I have many more to say, and there are infinitely more which I shall omit, whether from ignorance, inability, or want of time, in the design which I have to form a true client of Mary, and a true disciple of Jesus Christ” (True Devotion, #111).

He also admitted…

“I have found many people who, with admirable zeal, have adopted the exterior practices of this holy slavery of Jesus and Mary, but I have found only a few who have accepted its interior spirit, and still fewer who have persevered in it” (Secret, #44).

Most people fail to persevere in it despite his saying that this devotion is the “safest, easiest, shortest, and the most perfect means by which to go to Jesus Christ” (True Devotion, #55).

Now, the good news is that a highly-respected Montfort Father has filled in these gaps, especially when it comes to applying the Holy Spirit’s secret to receiving Holy Communion. He did this to such an extent, the Montfort Fathers call him “a remarkable spiritual writer.”

But before I tell you more about he filled in these gaps, Jesus points out something very important about receiving Holy Communion which most people miss.

“What shall I do then with Jesus that is called Christ?” (Mt. 27:22)

That question is as pertinent to every Catholic as it was to Pontius Pilate.

Why?

You remember this scene in the Gospel. Jesus visited someone’s house, and wasn’t treated with the proper social graces. This was so egregious, He pointed it out to the host.

“And turning to the woman, He said unto Simon: Do you see this woman? I entered into your house, you gave Me no water for My feet; but she with tears has washed My feet, and with her hairs has wiped them. You gave Me no kiss; but she, since she came in, has not ceased to kiss My feet. My head with oil You did not anoint; but she with ointment has anointed My feet” (Lk. 7:44-46).

Now, you have to understand that – in the Holy Land in the first century – receiving someone into your house without observing the proper social customs was almost equivalent to an act of hostility.

And that’s how it appears most people treat Jesus when they receive Holy Communion. A thanksgiving made hastily, and then off to the parking lot.

Truth be told, one Holy Communion should be enough to make anyone a Saint, because it’s God Himself Who’s being received.

But unlike the disciples on the way to Emmaus, most people don’t recognize Him “in the breaking of the bread” (Lk. 24:35).

Because if they did, they would adopt Jesus’ sentiments, and be consumed with working for the salvation of souls.

As Pope Pius XII wrote:

“Because Christ the Head holds such an eminent position, one must not think that He does not require the help of the Body…Yet this, also, must be held, marvelous though it may seem: Christ HAS NEED of His members…Moreover as our Savior does not rule the Church directly in a visible manner, He WILLS to be helped by the members of His Body in carrying out the work of redemption…

“This is a deep mystery, and an inexhaustible subject of meditation, that the salvation of many depends on the prayers and voluntary penances which the members of the Mystical Body of Jesus Christ offer for this intention and on the cooperation of pastors of souls and of the faithful, especially of fathers and mothers of families, a cooperation which they must offer to our Divine Savior as though they were His associates” (Mystici Corporis, #44).

Now there’s a place you can turn to so you can learn how to apply St. Louis de Montfort’s secret for receiving Holy Communion well. And, in turn, to help Jesus in His work of redemption.

And because the Holy Spirit didn’t reveal this secret to most of the Saints, this is truly inside information.

Montfort Father Jean-Marie Texier has pulled everything together for you in 24 chapters in what is arguably the most valuable resource you can have when receiving Holy Communion.

It’s called “Thanksgiving With Mary In The Spirit Of St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort”. And it’s specifically designed to draw you deeper into and show you how to apply to Holy Communion what St. Louis calls “a mystery of grace unknown to even the wisest and most spiritual among Christians” (True Devotion, #21).

Fr. Texier was a top expert in St. Louis’ Marian spirituality. He provides information most people couldn’t have and haven’t figured out on their own.

Not only did the Montfort Fathers call him “a remarkable spiritual writer”, they also said: “He loved the Most Blessed Virgin with the heart of a child; he spoke of her with the heart of his Blessed Father (St. Louis de Montfort).”

So you can rest assured you’re getting an authentic explanation of St. Louis de Montfort’s secret.

And he’s held nothing back. You’ll be surprised at how fast your devotion to the Blessed Sacrament takes off.

At the end of each of the 24 chapters, he gives an easy daily practice you can use to help skyrocket your Eucharistic devotion. And each one is short enough to write on an index card or even a Post-it note. That way you can have it with you as a helpful reminder throughout the day.

Moving on.

On the one hand, St. Louis de Montfort says…

“As a counterfeiter does not ordinarily counterfeit anything but gold and silver, or very rarely the other metals, because they are not worth the trouble, so the evil spirit does not for the most part counterfeit the other devotions, but only those to Jesus and Mary, the devotion to Holy Communion, and to our Blessed Lady, because they are, among other devotions, what gold and silver are amongst metals” (True Devotion, #90).

On the other hand, he says…

“The more you allow Mary to act in your Communion, the more Jesus will be glorified” (True Devotion, #273).

And this book makes sure you always have the upper hand against the enemy of mankind, because it shows you how to allow Mary to “take over” when you receive Holy Communion.

As you may know, St. Louis said “where Mary is the devil has never had and never will have access” (Secret, #17).

And when you’re faithful in allowing Mary to “take over” in your Communions, here’s some of the wonders St. Louis says you can expect…

“Experience will teach you much more about this devotion than I can tell you; and if you remain faithful to the little I have taught you, you will find so many rich fruits of grace in this practice that you will be surprised and filled with joy” (Secret, #53).

“This devotion, faithfully practiced, produces many happy effects in the soul. The most important of them all is that it establishes, even here below, Mary’s life in the soul, so that it is no longer the soul that lives, but Mary living in it; for Mary’s life becomes its life. And when, by an unspeakable yet real grace, the Blessed Virgin is Queen in a soul, what wonders does she not work there! She is the worker of great wonders, particularly in our soul, but she works them in secret, in a way unknown to the soul itself, for were it to know, it might destroy the beauty of her works” (Secret, #55).

“Do not think, dear soul, that Mary, the most fruitful of all pure creatures, who has brought forth even a God, remains idle in a faithful soul. She will cause Jesus Christ to live in that soul, and the soul to live in constant union with Jesus Christ” (Secret, #56).

“To sum up, Mary becomes everything to that soul in the service of Jesus Christ. The mind will be enlightened by Mary’s pure faith. The heart will be deepened by Mary’s humility. It will be dilated and inflamed by Mary’s charity; made clean by Mary’s purity; noble and great by her motherly care. But why dwell any longer on this? Only experience can teach the wonders wrought by Mary, wonders so great that neither the wise nor the proud, nor even many of the devout can believe them” (Secret, #57).

Wouldn’t it be nice to experience these wonders?

What’s more, you’ll no longer be moving at a snail’s pace in increasing your devotion to the Blessed Sacrament. That’s why St. Louis promises you…

“By this practice, faithfully observed, you will give Jesus more glory in a month than by any other practice, however difficult, in many years” (True Devotion, #222).

Therefore, if you’re looking for a quick, easy, and effective way to increase your devotion to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, help is finally here.

Think how YOU could benefit from this glimpse into this secret the Holy Spirit didn’t reveal to most of His Saints.

This is the kind of information you read about in “Thanksgiving With Mary In The Spirit Of St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort”.

Gratias

Also, think about what can happen when you don’t have this knowledge.

St. Louis warns…

“Because the devils, who are skillful thieves, wish to surprise us unawares, and to strip us. They watch day and night for the favorable moment. For that end they go round about us incessantly to devour us, and to snatch from us in one moment, by a sin, all that we have gained of graces and of merits for many years.

“Their malice, their experience, their stratagems, and their number, ought to make us fear immensely this misfortune, especially when we see how many persons, fuller of grace than we are, richer in virtues, better founded in experience, and far higher exalted in sanctity, have been surprised, robbed, and unhappily pillaged” (True Devotion, #88).

He’s only echoing Scripture:

“Your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, goes about seeking whom he may devour” (1 Pt. 5:8).

So, you see, even those who were “far higher exalted in sanctity” didn’t fully understand how to take advantage of and protect the graces they’d received in Holy Communion.

Think about the Apostles. They spent three years living with Jesus. They not only witnessed His miracles, but worked miracles themselves.

“And the seventy-two returned with joy, saying: Lord, the devils also are subject to us in Your name” (Lk. 10:17).

Yet, after they made their first Communion at the Last Supper, they all denied Jesus shortly thereafter.

St. Peter, along with St. James and St. John, had heard God the Father speak directly to him on Mt. Thabor. He had even received a personal revelation from the Father: “And Jesus answering, said to him: Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jona: because flesh and blood has not revealed it to you, but My Father who is in heaven” (Mt. 16:17).

Yet, despite these revelations, he denied Jesus more than all the others.

And so, miracles and revelations are no guarantee you won’t abandon Jesus.

In fact, Jesus said not even working miracles is a guarantee of salvation:

“Many will say to Me in that day: Lord, Lord, have not we prophesied in Your name, and cast out devils in Your name, and done many miracles in Your name? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from Me, you that work iniquity” (Mt. 7:22-23).

Let’s face it. When you’re going up against an enemy who’s far smarter than you, who’s an expert at deceiving people, who St. Paul says “transforms himself into an angel of light” (2 Cor. 11:!4), and who has more than 2,000 years’ experience counterfeiting the devotion to Holy Communion, you need every bit of help you can get.

You can see why St. Paul wrote: “Work out your salvation with fear and trembling” (Ph. 2:12).

The devil doesn’t care how much devotion you have to the Blessed Sacrament, as long as he can make you think you have enough to get along with.

Look at the Laodiceans in the Book of the Apocalypse. When St. John wrote to the other six churches, each was always commended for something. But not the Laodiceans.

God said to them: “But because you are lukewarm, and neither cold, nor hot, I will begin to vomit you out of My mouth” (Apoc. 3:16). That’s a nice way of saying, “You make feel like throwing up!” That’s how hopeless their situation appeared.

See, they were neither good nor bad. Neither “hot nor cold”. They are just lukewarm—ordinary. Yet, these people were unaware of their condition. In fact, as the subsequent passages show, they thought that they were doing just fine and “had need of nothing.”

They thought they had enough to get along with.

This makes it crystal clear why St. John wrote: “He that is holy, let him be sanctified still” (Apoc. 22:11).

This book helps you make steady progress.

“Rabbi, where do You stay?” (Jn. 1:38)

After St. John and St. Andrew had this encounter with Jesus, St. Andrew went straight to tell his brother St. Peter.

And the next day, after hearing Jesus speak, Phillip went and told Nathanael.

So, here’s a good benchmark to determine where you are in your devotion to Holy Communion.

When you receive Jesus in Holy Communion, are you excited enough to tell others about Him?

Even the Samaritan woman at the well, who was considered a moral failure by the people in her town, was more than happy to share the good news with them about Jesus. And she hadn’t even received the Eucharist!

If a Samaritan woman of questionable reputation wasn’t afraid of bringing others to Jesus, what about you?

If you truly recognized Jesus “in the breaking of the bread,” you would have a burning desire to bring others to Him.

That’s what your encounter with Jesus should lead you to, and that’s what this book will do for you.

It helps you meet Jesus in a way that you’ll be dying to talk about Him.

And that’s where Mary comes in. Despite everything the Apostles had seen and done before Jesus’ Passion, they still denied Him. But after “persevering in prayer with Mary, the Mother of Jesus” (Acts 1:14), they became fearless.

Before, they were locked away in fear (Jn. 20:19). Now, after praying with Mary, they said: “For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard” (Acts 4:20).

So, if you’re not experiencing an enthusiasm about leading others to Jesus, that may be an indication that your devotion to Holy Communion isn’t where it needs to be.

Let your willingness to share the good news about Jesus be the benchmark for where your devotion is. Because that’s a characteristic of those who’ve really “met” Jesus.

Jesus said: “I am come to cast fire on the earth; and what will I, but that it be kindled?” (Lk. 12:49).

That’s the same fire the disciples experienced on the way to Emmaus in their encounter with Him, and which Jesus wants you to have: “And they said one to the other: Was not our heart burning within us?” (Lk. 24:32)

This book can make that happen for you.

Because as St. Louis says…

“When the Holy Ghost, her Spouse, has found Mary in a soul, He flies there. He enters there in His fullness; He communicates Himself to that soul abundantly, and to the full extent to which she makes room for her Spouse. Nay, one of the great reasons why the Holy Ghost does not now do startling wonders in our souls is because He does not find there a sufficiently great union with His faithful and inseparable Spouse” (True Devotion, #36).

Then…

“When will souls breathe Mary as the body breathes air? When that time comes wonderful things will happen in those lowly places where the Holy Ghost, finding His dear Spouse as it were reproduced in souls, shall come in with abundance, and fill them to overflowing with His gifts, and particularly with the gifts of wisdom, to work the miracles of grace.

“My dear brother, when will that happy time, that age of Mary, come, when souls, losing themselves in the abyss of her interior, shall become living copies of Mary, to love and glorify Jesus? “That time will not come until men shall know and practice this devotion which I am teaching” (True Devotion, #217).

You can be sure this book will lead you to union with Mary, help you become a living copy of Mary, and guarantee you give Jesus the welcome He deserves in Holy Communion, as far as a person can.

Because, as you saw above, the Montfort Fathers said of Fr. Texier: “He loved the Most Blessed Virgin with the heart of a child; he spoke of her with the heart of his Blessed Father (St. Louis de Montfort).”

You’ll discover in this book:

(1) How you can make Mary’s virtues pass into you so that Jesus will delight in you, and love you with the love of predilection, which far surpasses the love of benevolence (ch. 4).

(2) What specific grace to pray for which brings all other graces with it, and which is a guarantee of salvation (ch. 4).

(3) Which Apostle is the best to pray to after Communion and why (ch. 5).

(4) What determines how many graces you receive from Holy Communion. Best part? It’s completely within your control (ch. 8).

(5) The hidden and destructive dangers of one particular thing and how it’s robbing you (ch. 11).

This book shows you how to surrender to Mary. It shows you how to allow to Mary act in your Holy Communions.

Think what you’d have to spend to get this kind of information. If the Holy Spirit didn’t reveal it to the Saints, despite their long prayers and severe penances, how might it go for you?

Compare that to the $0.99 risk-free introductory offer you get today.

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Jesus is calling you to a deeper union with Him in Holy Communion. And when He called someone to do something, He never sent one of His listeners to go away and think about it. Today … now, was the only time anyone had. His message was always “ACT NOW!” He didn’t tolerate anything else. His own life was characterized by always acting with a sense of urgency.

So, I urge you to order your copy of this book today. Click here now to get your copy of “Thanksgiving With Mary In The Spirit Of St. Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort” for the low introductory investment of $0.99.

Wishing you a blessed Solemnity of Our Lady’s Assumption.

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“To Jesus Through Mary” – Period.

Due to Pope St. John Paul II’s influence, many people nowadays are making St. Louis de Montfort’s Consecration to Jesus through Mary.

And why not? St. Louis said:

“To sum up, Mary becomes everything to that soul in the service of Jesus Christ. Only experience can teach the wonders wrought by Mary, wonders so great that neither the wise nor the proud, nor even many of the devout can believe them” (“The Secret of Mary”, #57).

On the other hand, he also said:

“I have found many people who, with admirable zeal, have adopted the exterior practices of this holy slavery of Jesus and Mary, but I have found only a few who have accepted its interior spirit, and still fewer who have persevered in it” (Secret, #44).

Now, Montfort Father Jean-Marie Texier has written a book titled…

“To Jesus Through Mary”

     This book reveals surprisingly easy ways for you to accept its interior spirit and persevere in this devotion. It truly is chock-full of time-tested proven secrets of Marian devotion you won’t find anywhere else. Secrets such as:

(1) The reasons why you make yourself Mary’s slave and why this isn’t giving to her what is due to God alone (You’ll also see why “slave” isn’t a derogatory term in Marian devotion.) (p.74)

(2) How Mary’s slaves have a special glory in heaven (p.76)

(3) Why the devil tries everything to separate you from Mary (What he knows and you don’t.)

(4) Why Mary is called the “Gate of Heaven” and why you can’t get there without her (p.81)

(5) The precise way to “merit a glorious place in the eternal ages” (pp.93-94)

(6) Why every Saturday is dedicated to Mary (p.98)

(7) Why the Holy Slavery is the most secure protection from all errors (p.100)

(8) The main cause of egoism, how it destroys your spiritual life… and the simple remedy for it (p.104)

(9) Why you aren’t experiencing the benefits of this devotion, and the easy way to solve this problem (p.106)

(10) “Let a man fallen into evil try to raise himself by penance, Satan will try hard to make him doubt mercy and the divine goodness. If you are converted, he will exaggerate the difficulties of perseverance, by showing you that God will grow tired of giving you these graces, which you abuse. With what a treacherous art he disfigures in the sight of our imagination the sweet face of our kind, good God! He does not even respect souls who are already advanced in perfection.” After pointing out how Satan attacks you in these ways, in the next paragraph, Fr. Texier gives the remedy for these attacks (p.107)

(11) Why to mistrust God is to be mistaken about His nature and not to understand His religion. And what God has done to reassure you completely (pp.109-110)

(12) The way to take God by His “weak side” no matter what sins you’ve committed and always be assured of forgiveness (p.110)

(13) Why embracing the Holy Slavery – this Marian devotion – is a sign God has reserved choice graces for you (p.112)

(14) Why your “state of belonging to Mary is an excellent means of receiving immense supplies of graces” (p.114)

(15) 2 excellent motives for you to have unshakeable confidence in Mary (Keep these in mind… along with everything else you discover in this chapter, and you’ll see precisely how Mary will grant you more than you can ask or imagine.) (p.115)

(16) Why your “death will be sweet” because of the Holy Slavery (p.118)

(17) Why St. Louis said this devotion to Mary is an “excellent means pf persevering in virtue” (p.119)

(18) Chapter 20 reveals how despite a sincere conversion… a desire to repair the past… and a firm purpose of amendment… souls still fall…and the perfect remedy for this. (This chapter alone is worth the price of the book.) (p.119)

(19) How this devotion “assures us in a special way of (Mary’s) permanent help” (p.121)

(20) Reveals the “quintessence of the devotion preached by Montfort” and how with it “we remain in Mary as a permanent state.” (St. Louis says most of the Saints didn’t know this, and even most people who make their consecration, but it’s yours on page 122. This is perhaps the most consoling and encouraging chapter in this book.) (p.122)

(21) What will cause Mary to “overwhelm you with her love” (p.123)

(22) Why Mary’s presence in a soul is the natural outcome of the perfect devotion practiced faithfully and constantly” (p.126)

(23) Precisely why Mary has to reward your generosity toward her in a way that is “eminently superior” (p.128)

(24) How souls who wholeheartedly consecrated themselves to Mary and frequently repeat their consecration, often take it back in practice – even daily. (The 2 qualities you need to make sure you’re not one of these people) (p.133)

(25) What St. Louis considers “the most important” aspect of this devotion, and which “every Christian must aspire to” (p.134)

(26) The task Mary will acquit herself of with “as much joy as care” – in your behalf – if you allow her the freedom and time (p.135)

(27) Why Mary “was created and placed in the world, why she was enriched with eminent and transcendent graces” (p.135)

(28) Why your consent to Mary’s action is indispensable. (p.135)

(29) What has to happen for the Holy Spirit to speed up His action in your soul, accomplish great things in you, and make you a great saint (pp.137-138)

There’s more.

(30) Why labors and extraordinary sufferings are NOT necessary for union with God (p.142)

(31) What really causes holiness. (It’s NOT the multitude or greatness of your good works.) (p.142)

(32) Why Mary is so eager to defend your interests with God (p.149)

(33) Why you must EXPECT to see Mary giving your works all their perfection, and how she does this (p.150)

(34) How to give the smallest and most humble of your works “all the value possible” at every instant of your day, “increasing your treasure, rendering more glory to God, and pleasing the heart of our Mother” (pp.151-152)

(35) Airtight reasons why your consecration and your practice of this perfect devotion gives you “a particular power to relieve or deliver the suffering souls” in Purgatory (p.155)

(36) Why you can “believe practically in the power of your prayers, in spite of the false reasons that your humility seems to inspire” (p.156)

(37) How being faithful to your consecration helps you avoid Purgatory altogether (or at least shorten your stay there)… and… how to turn the daily annoyances you experience from unavoidable human contact to your great benefit (p.157)

(38) Why the Assumption should be one of your favorite Solemnities (p.160)

Pretty amazing, don’t you agree? And there’s more… much more.

But why would you – or should you – listen to Fr. Texier? It’s simple.

The Montfort Fathers say: “He loved the Most Blessed Virgin with the heart of a child; he spoke of her with the heart of his Blessed Father (St. Louis de Montfort).”

And in the “History of the Company of Mary” – the history of the Montfort Fathers – they call him “a remarkable spiritual writer”.

All told, he gives you an authentic explanation of St. Louis’s Marian spirituality.

I can assure you this book is new (to the English-speaking world) and different. There are things in this book which you have never even heard of before. For example…

St. Louis de Montfort says…

“As a counterfeiter does not ordinarily counterfeit anything but gold and silver…, so the evil spirit does not for the most part counterfeit the other devotions, but only those to Jesus and Mary,… because they are, among other devotions, what gold and silver are amongst metals” (True Devotion, #90).

Now, on pages 130-131, Fr. Texier gives you 3 unmistakable signs to recognize Mary’s presence in your soul. It’s impossible for the devil to counterfeit these signs. And this is the ONLY book where you can find them.

Again, I’m sure you’ll agree the secrets you’re going to discover are quite amazing.

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“Announcing an “apprenticeship program” for aspiring Saints”

This “apprenticeship program” is the same “program” St. Louis-Marie de Montfort used to become the Gold Standard of Marian Saints.

St. Louis’ best friend said it was his favorite. And Montfort Father Jean-Marie Texier said nothing captivated St. Louis as much as this “program”. It had a profound effect on his life.

Towards the end of his life, St. Louis met up with his best friend, Canon Blain. And Blain said: “In the conversation which we had together, he confessed to me that God favored him with a very special grace, which was the abiding presence of Jesus and Mary in the depths of his soul.”

And this “apprenticeship program” helped St. Louis get to the point where he confided to a lady that the Blessed Virgin was so present in his soul, so profoundly graven on his heart, that, after God, he could neither move nor act except “in her, by her, and for her.”

Now, for the first time, you have the opportunity to get St. Louis de Montfort’s actual blueprint for becoming a Saint. Although it was first made available in French in 1667, it hasn’t been available in English until now.

If you’ve been struggling for years to get your Marian devotion off the ground, and want the breakthrough which can drastically transform your Marian devotion, this may very well be the answer to all your prayers. St. Louis found this to be the ultimate solution to get him where he wanted to be in his Marian devotion. It can do the same for you as well.

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Marian Gift (no cost & no opt-in required)

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Did you know that for centuries the Catholic Church has recommended one specific, definitive solution to all the problems which have ever plagued the Church, including the current scandals?

I discovered this while reading St. Louis de Montfort’s “True Devotion to Mary”.

And this complimentary Marian gift I’m giving you today contains detailed information about this specific remedy, information you won’t find elsewhere.

Please follow me briefly here, and you’ll see why this Marian gift contains what the Church has repeatedly said for centuries is the definitive solution to any and all disorders in the Church.

St. Louis-Marie de Montfort says in his “True Devotion to Mary”

“Hence it comes to pass that the most perfect consecration to Jesus Christ is nothing else but a perfect and entire consecration of ourselves to the Blessed Virgin, and this is the devotion I teach; or, in other words, a perfect renewal of the vows and promises of holy Baptism” (#120).

He continues: “Men,” says St. Thomas, “make a vow at their Baptism to renounce the devil and all his pomps.” “This vow,” says St. Augustine, “is the greatest and most indispensable of all vows.” It is thus also that canonists speak: “The chief of vows is the one we make at Baptism.”

“Yet who has kept this great vow? Who is it that faithfully performs the promises of holy Baptism? Have not almost all Christians swerved from the loyalty which they promised Jesus in their Baptism? Whence can come this universal disobedience, except from our forgetfulness of the promises and commitments of holy Baptism, and from the fact that hardly any one ratifies of himself the contract he made with God by those who stood sponsors for him?” (#127)

“This is so true, that the Council of Sens, convoked by order of Louis the Débonnaire to remedy the disorders of Christians, which were then so great, judged that the principal cause of that corruption of morals arose from the forgetfulness and ignorance in which men lived of the commitments of holy Baptism; and it could think of no better means for remedying so great an evil than to persuade Christians to renew the vows and promises of Baptism” (#128).

“Now, if the Councils, the Fathers, and experience even, show us that the best means of remedying the irregularities of Christians is by making them call to mind the obligations of their Baptism, and persuading them to renew now the vows they made then, does it not stand to reason that we shall so it in a perfect manner by this devotion and consecration of ourselves to Our Lord, through His holy Mother? I say in perfect manner; because in thus consecrating ourselves to Him we make use of the most perfect of all means, namely, the Blessed Virgin” (#130).

“No one can object to this devotion as either a new or an indifferent one. It is not new; because the Councils, the Fathers, and many authors both ancient and modern, speak of this consecration to Our Lord, in renewing the vows and promises of Baptism, as of a thing anciently practiced, and which they counsel to all Christians.

“Neither is it a matter of indifference; because the principal source of all disorders, and consequently the eternal perdition of Christians, comes from their forgetfulness and indifference about this practice” (#131).

This valuable short book I’m giving you today at no cost helps establish you on the Gibraltar foundation of your baptismal promises, and you’ll be much less likely to forget them.

It’s called “Consecration to Mary and the Baptismal Promises according to Saint Louis-Marie de Montfort”, by Montfort Father Jean-Maurice Bonin. I translated it from French.

And it’s yours today with my compliments, at no cost, on the house. And again, no opt-in is required.

I’ve given family and friends a more detailed explanation about it, and they are dying for me to publish it. They just want to know when they can get it. And now it’s available for immediate download.

This is the deepest dive on the Baptismal promises you’ll ever read. In fact, although it mentions the Catechism of the Council of Trent, it teaches you more about Baptism than the Catechism of the Council of Trent, the Baltimore Catechism, and the Catechism of the Catholic Church, combined.

And, if you like this Marian gift, please share it with as many others as you think will benefit from it, because the devil has clearly stepped up his diabolical plan and redoubled his efforts for the ruin of souls.

What’s more, Jesus and Mary need your help and the help of those you love right now, because as Ven. Pope Pius XII wrote in his Encyclical on the Mystical Body (Mystici Corporis, #44):

“Because Christ the Head holds such an eminent position, one must not think that He does not require the help of the Body…Yet this, also, must be held, marvelous though it may seem: Christ HAS NEED of His members…Moreover as our Savior does not rule the Church directly in a visible manner, He WILLS to be helped by the members of His Body in carrying out the work of redemption.”

Remember, you risk nothing, because there’s no cost or charge to you or opt-in required.

Here’s the link to your complimentary book:

“Consecration to Mary and the Baptismal Promises according to Saint Louis-Marie de Montfort”

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Marian Cheat Sheet #1

Ave Maria!

St. Louis de Montfort warns…

“There are at this time, more than ever, false devotions to our Blessed Lady which it is easy to mistake for true ones. The devil, like a counterfeiter and a subtle and experienced deceiver, has already deceived and destroyed so many souls by a false devotion to the Blessed Virgin, that he makes a daily use of his diabolical experience to plunge many others by this same way into everlasting perdition.

“As a counterfeiter does not ordinarily counterfeit anything but gold and silver, or very rarely the other metals, because they are not worth the trouble, so the evil spirit does not for the most part counterfeit the other devotions, but only those to Jesus and Mary, the devotion to Holy Communion, and to our Blessed Lady, because they are, among other devotions, what gold and silver are amongst metals” (“True Devotion to Mary”, #90).

Here is a free Marian cheat sheet which reveals to you the 7 things St. Louis says you should never do in your devotion to Mary.  It’s taken from the “Commentary on the Treatise on the True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin”.

Click on the link below, and then you can right click and save it to your computer. And please share it with others.

Ave Maria!

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Our Lady and Holy Mass

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Montfort Father J.M. Huppers has written a wonderful little book called “The Holy Mass in Union with Our Lady”. Here is his explanatory Foreword.

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Just as this most holy Body of Jesus was given to us through Mary, so it must be offered through Her hands; and we must receive through Her hands in the Sacrament what was supplied to us by Her and was born from Her most very chaste Womb. (St. Bonaventure)

In this little booklet we present to the reader some thoughts on the role and cooperation of the Most Holy Mother of Jesus in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, as well as some indications to recognize practically and make use of this collaboration of Our Lady.

This little work can serve as spiritual reading. It can also be used for meditation, to examine more thoroughly and assimilate more the considerations and exercises which are proposed in it.

Nothing prevents us from even making use of it during the Holy Sacrifice itself, especially on the days when it is granted to us to be present at more than one Holy Mass.

In this way we shall imbue ourselves us little by little with these thoughts and with other similar ones “which the Holy Spirit will supply us” if we are very interior, mortified and faithful to the great and solid devotion which Montfort taught us. They will spontaneously return to us in spirit in our participation in the august Sacrifice. And this will be to the great benefit of God, the Most Blessed Virgin, souls, and ourselves.

It goes without saying that we do not want to impose on anyone these considerations and practices, which, verbally proposed, were already able to be of great help for many persons. They are intended for the “children and slaves of love” of the Most Blessed Virgin, who, according to the pressing recommendation of the divine Heart of Jesus to His favorite confidante, Margaret-Mary, feel an imperative need to unite themselves with their “dear Everything with Jesus” in their holiest actions and above all in the Sacrifice of our altars. Let each, besides, chose according to his attractions from the diverse practices proposed. Since we do not lose sight here of the Most Holy Mother of Jesus, we can justly refer to the “beautiful freedom of the children of God.”

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Best part: “The Holy Mass in Union with Our Lady” is only ninety-nine cents ($0.99)! You can get it by clicking>>here<<.

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Marian eBook (No Charge!)

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St. Louis de Montfort says we should “do all our actions by Mary, with Mary, in Mary, and for Mary; so that we may do them all the more perfectly by Jesus, with Jesus, in Jesus, and for Jesus” (“True Devotion to Mary”, #257).

Fair enough. Can’t disagree with that.

Yet, while he explains how to do all our actions by, with, and for Mary, he says almost nothing about how to do your actions ‘in Mary.’ See for yourself in #s 261-264 of his “True Devotion to Mary”, where he briefly talks about living ‘in Mary.’ And living ‘in Mary’ is the most important part!

This free ebook, “Life in and for Mary”, fills in this gap. It was written by Ven. Michael of St. Augustine.

What’s interesting is St. Louis says he “read nearly all the books which profess to treat of devotion to Our Lady” (#118). Yet, there’s no evidence he ever read this, although it was available during his lifetime.

It’s also important to remember what Montfort Fr. Armand Plessis says in the Introduction of his “Commentary on the Treatise on the True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin”:

“Now, the “Treatise on the True Devotion” condenses in one small volume a considerable sum of dogmatic truths and spiritual counsels. Several times, the author (St. Louis) shows his intention of only saying things briefly, and he avoids lingering over proofs. Benedict XV himself notes this character: “If the book is of great authority and great unction, it is also “little by volume”.

“Doctrinal density, included in a brief text! The same conciseness naturally calls for explanations. Otherwise many readers will be confused, and will declare themselves incapable of enjoying the Montfortian spirituality.”

St. Louis wrote the “True Devotion to Mary” on the fly. In one sitting, in fact.

So you can see how important it is to have help in understanding it.

And St. Louis de Montfort even admits he left a lot out…

“I have now said many things about the most holy Virgin; but I have many more to say, and there are infinitely more which I shall omit, whether from ignorance, inability, or want of time, in the  design which I have to form a true client of Mary, and a true disciple of Jesus Christ” (#111).

So, today you can get started reading “Life in and for Mary” in minutes. It’s only sixteen pages, but it’s packed.

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St. Maximilian Kolbe

Today is the Feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe. Here is an image from the church of Sant’Andrea della Valle in Rome where he was ordained priest.

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And here’s an image from the Roman church Sant’Andrea della Fratte where he offered his first Mass on the altar where Our Lady appeared to and converted Alphonse Ratisbonne.

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St. Maximilian gave some excellent advice in reading about Our Lady: “When you start reading something on the Immaculate, do not forget that at that moment you come into contact with a living being, who loves you, who is pure, without stain. She will reveal herself to you through the phrases that you read and will convey to you thoughts, convictions, feelings that the author himself could not possibly even imagine.”

“We should put into practice what we have read. It is sufficient to dedicate five minutes daily to the reading, but be resolute, and do not omit these five minutes any day. This will be an assurance of advancement in perfection. It will likewise be a healthful nourishment for our souls, because it will serve to give us wings in our flight to the summits of our desired holiness, and a closer union with the Immaculata.”

Here are some excellent Marian Resources you’ll love.

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