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The Gold Standard (“True Devotion to Mary” Series – Book 7)This is the most complete, most thorough and comprehensive, and ONLY number-by-number commentary you will find in English on St. Louis-Marie de Montfort’s “True Devotion to Mary”. BlessedMoreThe Gold Standard (“True Devotion to Mary” Series – Book 7)This is the most complete, most thorough and comprehensive, and ONLY number-by-number commentary you will find in English on St. Louis-Marie de Montfort’s “True Devotion to Mary”. Blessed Pope John Paul II said: “In our times when Marian devotion is quite alive but not always sufficiently enlightened, it would be good to recapture Fr. de Montfort’s fervor and his correct tone, in order to give the Virgin her rightful place and to learn how to pray to her.” This commentary will help you to do precisely that. No matter how many times you have read the “True Devotion to Mary”, you will find this commentary to be an eye-opener!Among the many things you will learn are:Why perfect consecration to Mary is perfect consecration to JesusHow to attain the heights of the Marian life without fatigue or concentration of the mindWhy the True Devotion is a more comprehensive form of spiritual childhood than the Little Flower’sThe history of the RosaryHow Our Lady taught St. Dominic, St. John of Capistrano, and Blessed Alan de la RocheThe great importance of the Hail Mary for the slaves of Jesus in MaryThe awesome power of the Magnificat and why you might want to consider reciting it after CommunionAn explanation of the two conditions absolutely required to be led by the spirit of MaryThe great benefits of allowing ourselves to be led by Mary and how to bring this aboutThe easier method of sanctifying yourself and arriving at union with Jesus Christ (and why this method must work – union with Mary always leads to this)Why imitating Mary is an assurance of reaching Christian perfectionJesus submitted Himself to Mary. This book shows you how to do the same and the benefits to you for doing soA more thorough discussion of the benefits of the life of Mary in usThe clearest explanations of the false devotees of Mary, so that you know precisely what you need to avoidWhy the True Devotion is the best means to increase our confidence in Jesus and MaryWhy your consecration assures the maximum efficacy to your prayers for your parents, friends, and benefactorsWhy having recourse to Mary’s intercession is the best way to be assured of the divine favorsWhy devotion to Mary is not and cannot be an obstacle to graceHow this devotion is the easiest way to convert sinners and deliver souls from Purgatory, without doing anything more than the ordinary duties of our state in lifeWhy this devotion is the best means of preserving graceYou will understand why St. Louis-Marie says that by this devotion “you will give Jesus more glory in a month than by any other practice in many years”The “True Devotion to Mary” was Bl. Pope John Paul II’s favorite book. Reading this commentary is a great way to prepare for his canonization on Apr.