‘This comparison of the mold,’ remarks Père Lhoumeau, ‘explains very thoroughly the interior practice of this devotion. It consists essentially in one only act applied in various forms and under various conditions to the whole of our exterior and interior life. Such is the simplicity of Blessed de Montfort’s method.’
Let us then conclude by saying that to love thus in Mary is to practice perfectly the interior life after the example of Jesus Christ. To this the beautiful comparison used by S. Augustine and explained by Blessed de Montfort amounts.
(To be continued.)