Devotion to Mary is necessary for salvation, apparently

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CHAPTER ONE
DEVOTION TO OUR LADY
IS NECESSARY FOR SALVATION


In me is all hope of life and virtue, in me is all grace of the way and the truth.
Ecclesiasticus 24:25

O chosen Queen of Heaven! You alone are the refuge of guilty mortals to whom so many a tearful eye, so many a wounded and miserable heart is raised... You, O elect Queen, are the gate of all grace, the door of compassion that has never yet been shut!
Bl. Henry Suso

Mary is the key to the gates of Heaven.
St. Ephrem

Open to us, O Mary, the gate of Paradise, since you have its keys!
St. Ambrose

God has entrusted the keys and treasures of Heaven to Mary.
St. Thomas Aquinas

No one can enter into Heaven except through Mary, as entering through a gate.
St. Bonaventure

Mary is called "The Gate of Heaven" because no one can enter Heaven but through her means.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Holy Scripture was written for Mary, about Mary, and on account of Mary.
St. Bernard

Who is this Gate if not Mary? Mary is the Gate through which Christ entered this world!
St. Ambrose

We had closed Paradise; you, O Mary, opened the entryway to the tree of life again . . . You are the bridge to life, the staircase to Heaven!
St. John Damascene

She is the stairway to Heaven, and the gate of Paradise!
St. Lawrence Justinian

All the Saints have a great devotion to Our Lady: no grace comes from Heaven without passing through her hands. We cannot go into a house without speaking to the doorkeeper. Well, the Holy Virgin is the doorkeeper of Heaven.
St. John Mary Vianney

All gifts, virtues, and graces of the Holy Ghost are administered by the hands of Mary to whomsoever she desires, when she desires, and in the manner she desires, and to whatever degree she desires.
St. Bernardine of Siena

She opens the abyss of God's mercy to whomsoever she wills, when she wills, and as she wills, so that there is no sinner however great who is lost if Mary protects him . . . All men: past, present, and to come, should look upon Mary as the means and negotiator of the salvation of all ages.
St. Bernard

Through you, Most Holy Lady, all glory, honor, and holiness vouchsafed to the human race from Adam to the last ages has been granted, is being granted, will be granted to apostles, prophets, Martyrs, and all the just and humble of heart.
St. Ephrem

Mary is the dispensatrix of all the graces God bestows on man.
St. Bernardine of Siena

No man is delivered or preserved from the world-wide snares of Satan except through Mary; and God grants His graces to no one except through her alone.
St. Germanus of Constantinople

God has decided that we should receive everything from the Father, from the Son, and from the Holy Spirit, and from the Immaculata. This is the only path that each and every grace can follow.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

Every grace granted to man in this life has three successive steps: from God it comes to Christ, from Christ to the Virgin, and from the Virgin it descends to us.
St. Bernardine of Siena

All graces that have ever been bestowed on men, all of them came through Mary.
St. Antoninus

Every grace and blessing possessed by the Church, all the treasures of light, holiness, and glory that abide in her, on earth as well as in Heaven, all are due to the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary . . . Let us acknowledge, then, that her heart is the origin of everything noble, rich, and precious in all the holy souls who form the universal Church in Heaven and on earth. It is the source of salvation.
St. John Eudes

The Lord has placed in Mary the plenitude of all good, so that if any hope, or grace, or salvation is in us, we know that we derive it all from Mary.
St. Bernard

Every good, every help, every grace which men have received and will receive from God until the End of Time, came, and will come, to them by the intercession and through the hands of Mary . . . the whole Trinity gave thee a name, O Mary, which after that of thy most holy Son is above every name, so that at thy name every knee should genuflect in heaven, on earth, and under the earth, and every tongue should confess the grace, the glory, and the power of thy most holy name.
Bl. Raymond Jordano

The admirable name of Mary came forth from the treasury of the Divinity, and through it Redemption was effected.
St. Peter Damian

All the Elect obtain eternal salvation through the means of Mary.
St. Ildephonsus

With reason did the Most Holy Virgin predict that all generations would call her blessed, for all the Elect obtain eternal salvation through the means of Mary.
St. Ildephonsus

There is no reconciliation, O Mary, except that which thou didst conceive in thy virginity, no justification save that which thou didst nurture inviolately in thy womb, no salvation but that which thou didst immaculately bear. Therefore, O Lady, thou art the mother of justification and of the justified, thou art the begetter of reconciliation and of the reconciled, the Mother of salvation and of the saved. O blessed assurance, O refuge without fear! The Mother of God is our mother, too! The mother of Him in Whom alone we hope, Whom alone we fear, is our mother. We have for our mother the mother of Him Who alone can save us, Who alone will be our judge!
St. Anselm

For this reason, all creatures are obligated to render her respect and homage as to their Queen and Sovereign to whom they belong and upon whom they depend, and will depend, for all eternity.
St. John Eudes

Mary became for herself and for all men the cause and fountain of salvation.
St. Francis de Sales

Eve became the cause of death; Mary became the cause of our salvation.
St. Ephrem

Seeing Our Lord made incarnate from thee, O chaste Virgin, we confess thee to be in very deed the Mother of God who didst become-----we do not hesitate to proclaim it-----the cause of the regeneration of all things . . . Hail, Cause of our Union with God! Hail, Destroyer of the Curse! Hail, O thou who didst call from their exile the children of this earth!
Greek Menaea, Octave of Christmas

Eve believed the serpent; Mary believed Gabriel. Thus, what had been laid waste in ruin by this female sex was by the same sex re-established in salvation.
Tertullian

Even as Eve, having become disobedient, was made the cause of death, both to herself and to the entire human race, so also did Mary . . . by being obedient, become the cause of salvation, both to herself and to the whole human race-----and therefore, as the human race was made subject to death by a virgin, so is it saved by a virgin.
St. Irenaeus of Lyons

God wills that Mary exact from His goodness peace for the earth, glory for Heaven, life for the dead, and salvation for all who are lost.
St. Peter Chyrsologus

Mary desired, sought, and obtained the salvation of everyone; nay, she even effected the salvation of everyone!
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Just as we are indebted to Jesus Christ for His death, so likewise are we indebted to Mary for the salvation of the world.
St. Albert the Great

Who can worthily thank thee and adequately praise thee, O Blessed Virgin, who by thy Fiat hast saved a lost world!
St. Augustine

Mary has the greatest and clearest claims to our homage and praise: she is the salvation of the world . . . Our dependence upon the august Mary is complete and universal . . . There is neither on earth nor in Heaven any justified soul, anyone of the Elect, who does not owe Mary his justice and his glory.
Ven. William Joseph Chaminade

All those who, to the end of time, shall receive the blessing of our heavenly Father . . . shall receive their graces only as a result of their perfect obedience to Mary.
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

Through thee, O Holy Virgin, Heaven was populated, Hell emptied, and the ruins of the heavenly Jerusalem rebuilt!
St. Bernard

Answer, then, O Sacred Virgin! Why do you delay the salvation of the world, which depends upon your consent?
St. Augustine

O salvation of all who call upon thee, save me!
St. Bonaventure

Pure and Immaculate Virgin, save me and deliver me from eternal damnation.
St. John Damascene
 
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May we, who are unable to please Thee, O Lord, by our own acts, be saved by the intercession of the Mother of Thy Son.
Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Immaculate Virgin, you have to save me!
St. Philip Neri

O Mother of the salvation of everyone!
St. Agnes

Many have proved invincibly, from the sentiments of the Fathers-----among others: St. Augustine, St. Ephrem, St. Cyril of Jerusalem, St. Germanus of Constantinople, St. John Damascene, St. Anselm, St. Bernard, St. Bernardine, St. Thomas, and St. Bonaventure-----that devotion to Our Most Blessed Virgin is necessary for salvation, and that it is an infallible mark of reprobation to have no esteem or love for the Holy Virgin while, on the other hand, it is an infallible mark of predestination to be entirely and truly devoted to her. The figures and words of the Old and New Testaments prove this. The sentiments and examples of the Saints confirm it. Reason and experience teach and demonstrate it. Even the Devil and his crew, constrained by the force of truth, have often been obliged to avow it in spite of themselves.
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

O Lady, since thou art the dispenser of all graces, and since the grace of salvation can come only through thy hands, our salvation depends on thee.
St. Bernardine of Siena

O Most Holy Vifgin, receive us under thy protection if thou wouldst see us saved, for we have no hope of salvation but through thy means.
St. Ephrem

O my sweet Mother Mary, I consign my soul to you; have pity on me and save me.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

If our life were not under the protection of Mary, we might tremble for our perseverance and salvation . . . In her hands Jesus has placed His almighty power in the order of salvation. He has confided to her all the means of salvation. All the graces of salvation, both natural and spiritual, will be given to us by Mary. She is rich with the riches of God Himself.
St. Peter Julian Eymard

O Mary, we poor sinners know no other refuge but thee, for thou art our only hope, and on thee do we rely for our salvation.
St. Thomas of Villanova

Unless the prayers of Mary interposed, there could be no hope of mercy.
St. Bridget of Sweden

Mary is the whole hope of our salvation.
St. Thomas Aquinas

The foundation of all our confidence is found in the Blessed Virgin Mary. God has committed to her the treasury of all good things, in order that everyone may know that through her are obtained every hope, every grace, and all salvation. For this is His will: that we obtain everything through Mary.
Ven. Pope Pius IX

O, my Lady, next to thy Son Jesus Christ, thou hast always been the chief instrument of our salvation.
St. Dominic

We are debtors to the Blessed Virgin, after Christ, for the redemption of the human race.
St. Peter Damian

Sinners receive pardon by the intercession of Mary alone.
St. John Chrysostom

Only at the intercession of Mary do sinners obtain forgiveness . . . They receive pardon only by the intercession of Mary.
St. Peter Chrysologus

There is no one in the world who, if he asks for it, does not partake of the Divine mercy through the tenderness of Mary.
St. Agnes

O Mary, come to my aid or I am lost!
St. Alphonsus Rodriguez

Our salvation rests in thy hands, O Mary!
St. Bernardine of Siena

You, O Lady, were filled with grace, so that you might be the way of our salvation and the means of ascent into the heavenly kingdom.
St. Athanasius

A gentle maiden, having lodged a God in her womb, asks as her price the salvation of those who are lost, and life for those who are dead.
St. Peter Chrysologus

All the world rejoices because it was redeemed through Mary.
Alcuin of York

Our Lady was the powerful means of our Redemption, and to her we owe our Redemption on many counts.
Ven. Mary of Agreda

A mediator, then, was needed with the Mediator Himself, nor could a more fitting one be found than Mary.
St. Bernard

Mary is this glorious intermediary; she is the mighty Mother of God.
Pope Leo XIII

We need a mediator with our Mediator.
Council of Rheims

She is the mediator between us and Christ, just as Christ is the mediator between us and God.
St. Bonaventure

You must intercede, O Lady, because God, Who placed His Son as Mediator between man and Heaven, has placed you as mediator between His Son and guilty man!
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

As the moon is placed between the sun and earth, so is Mary stationed between God and us, to pour out His graces continually upon us.
St. Bernard

Mary is our necessary and universal Mediatrix . . . If no one knows the Father but the Son and those to whom the Son has revealed Him, likewise no one knows the Son but His Mother and the Church to whom she has revealed Him ... How is it possible to find Jesus without Mary, since Jesus Himself did not come to us except with the consent of Mary? No one can go to the Son but by Mary, just as no one can go to the Father but by the Son. Only through Mary do we reach Jesus since Jesus came to us only through Mary; and because of this great truth, we should desire nothing but to make known to all nations this path, which is so sure to reach Heaven.
Ven. William Joseph Chaminade

Mankind was unworthy to receive the Word directly from God, so Mary was our Mediatrix in the Incarnation, and she continues to exercise that function. No one comes to the knowledge of Jesus Christ and embraces His holy law except through her; no one obtains the saving gift of faith except by her prayers. Her mission, to which she is ever faithful, is to give us Jesus. He must be received from her hands, and in vain do we seek Him elsewhere.
St. Peter Julian Eymard

Every grace which is communicated to this world has a threefold origin: it flows from God to Christ, from Christ to the Virgin, and from the Virgin to us . . . Nothing comes to us except through the mediation of Mary, for such is the will of God. Thus, just as no man goes to the Father but by the Son, so likewise no one goes to Christ except through His Mother. Whosoever will not have recourse to her is trying to fly without wings . . . O Virgin Most Holy, no one abounds in the knowledge of God except through thee; no one, O Mother of God, attains salvation except through thee!
Pope Leo XIII

There is no one, O most holy Mary, who can know God except through thee; no one who can be saved or redeemed but through thee, O Mother of God!
St. Germanus of Constantinople

To reach the Eternal Father, we must go to Jesus, our Mediator of Redemption . . . To go to Jesus, we must go to Mary: she is our Mediatrix of Intercession.
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

As you cannot come to God except by means of Jesus Christ, you likewise cannot come to Christ except by means of His Mother . . . As we have access to the Father only by means of the Son, so do we have access to the Son only by means of the Mother.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Through thee do we have access to thy Son, O Blessed Discoverer of Grace, O Mother of Life, O Mother of Salvation!
St. Bernard

By the will of God nothing is conferred upon us except by means of Mary; and just as no one is able to approach the Most High Father except through His Son, so too no one approaches Christ but through Mary His Mother.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

We cannot approach Jesus but through Mary; we can see Jesus and speak to Him only by means of her.
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

If anyone wishes to contact a President, for instance, or some other high worldly dignitary, he does not go about it by himself; he takes an intermediary with him. The same thing is true when we approach God: let is always be with Mary and through Mary.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

For, since it is the will of Divine Providence that we should have the God-Man through Mary, there is no other way for us to receive Christ except from her hands.
Pope St. Pius X

Our sanctity depends on the degree of our nearness to Mary. She is the nearest to God, and if we are the nearest to her then we therefore will be nearest, through her, to God Himself.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

No one ever finds Christ but with and through Mary. Whoever seeks Christ apart from Mary seeks Him in vain.
St. Bonaventure

He who wishes to find Jesus will do so only by having recourse to Mary.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

The Incarnation is so indissoluble that what it has once joined together has never been, nor ever can be, separated.
St. Denis the Areopagite

He who desires to find Jesus will not find Him otherwise than through Mary.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

The Child is not found without Mary, His Mother . . . If, then, it is impossible to separate what God has united, it is also certain that you cannot find Jesus except with Mary and through Mary.
Pope St. Pius X

Where Mary is, there is the Son!
St. Paul of the Cross

You must never separate what God has so perfectly united. So closely bound up with each other are Jesus and Mary that whoever beholds Jesus sees Mary; whoever loves Jesus loves Mary; whoever has devotion to Jesus has devotion to Mary . . . Thus, you may never separate the Son from the Mother, nor the Mother from the Son; and you may behold nothing but Jesus in Mary and Mary in Jesus . . . Whoever sees Jesus sees Mary, and he who sees Mary beholds Jesus! I cannot look upon Thee, O my Lord Jesus, without beholding her who sits at Thy right hand!
St. John Eudes

He who sees Jesus also sees the Mother of Jesus.
St. Robert Bellarmine
 

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Nothing is more inseparable in the pious remembrance of Christians, nothing more inseparable in their confidence, their invocation, their love, than Jesus and Mary.
St. Ignatius of Loyola

It would be easier to separate the light from the sun than Mary from Jesus: so we might call Our Lord "Jesus of Mary," and Our Blessed Lady "Mary of Jesus."
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

The same Person Who is the only-begotten of the Father is also the only-begotten of Mary, and he who separates them is himself separated from the kingdom of God.
St. Ephrem

We must never separate Jesus from Mary: we can go to Him only through her . . . Without Mary, we shall never find Jesus. Whoever would say "I have no need of Mary" would be guilty of blasphemy! Our eternal salvation is at stake, and we are bound to honor her as the Mother of God and our Mother.
St. Peter Julian Eymard

The spirit of Mary is the same as that of her Divine Son; whoever belongs to her cannot therefore be far from Him.
St. Joseph Cafasso

Hail Mary, Mother of God, through whom every creature imprisoned by the bonds of idolatrous error comes to the knowledge of truth! Through whom every faithful soul is saved!
St. Cyril of Alexandria

Through thee, a Lady, Heaven is opened, Hell emptied . . . and life granted to those who expected only eternal death . . .
If we have some chance of salvation, we have it all from Mary. Go, then, have recourse to Mary, and you will be saved.
St. Bernard

What, then, is the conclusion we must draw from the teaching and practice of the Church? It is this: our salvation must be wrought through Mary.
Ven. William Joseph Chaminade

The way of salvation is open to no one except through Mary.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Alas, O Lord! I am so wretched that without this dear Mother I would certainly be lost. Yes, Mary is necessary for me . . . that she may save me from the eternal punishment of Thy justice . . . Would that everyone might know that I should be already damned were it not for Mary!
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

The Divine Mother is the only hope of those who are in despair; she is our safeguard from Hell.
Through the intercession of Mary many souls are in Paradise who would not be there had she not interceded for them, for God has entrusted her with the keys and treasures of the heavenly kingdom.
St. Thomas Aquinas

Because God wishes to saved everyone, He has given us this great protectress in His mercy. There is no sinner, however abandoned by God, for whom if he invoke her aid she will not obtain the grace to return to God and find mercy.
St. Bridget of Sweden

To thee, O my Queen, nothing is impossible, since thou canst succor and save even those who have despaired of salvation.
St. Peter Damian

Thou, O Mary, art omnipotent in saving sinners!
St. Germanus of Constantinople

The help of Mary is all-powerful in saving us from sin and from Hell.
St. Cosmas of Jerusalem

Mary, by being the Mother of God, was the means of saving sinners; so sinners, by proclaiming her praises, will obtain salvation.
St. Anselm

The name of Mary is the name of salvation . . . Hence, let us always pray to this Divine Mother if we desire to ensure our salvation.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Sweet heart of Mary, be my salvation!
Bl. Pope Pius IX

The heart of Mary is the source of universal salvation: all salvation springs from Mary's heart . . . The salvation of man having taken place in the heart of Mary, all Christians must consider her, after God, as the source of their life, and as the cause and center of their happiness . . . They must always be turned towards her heart, gaze upon it unceasingly, and make it the object of their aspirations and desires. Outside the heart of Mary, there is only trouble, fear, anxiety, death, and Hell.
St. John Eudes

O man, whoever you are, understand that in this world you are tossed about on a stormy and tempestuous sea . . . Remember that if you want to avoid being drowned . . . you must call on Mary . . . O Lady! O Ark in which those who take refuge will never suffer the shipwreck of eternal perdition!
St. Bernard

We pray thee, O Lady, Star of the Sea, shine upon us in our distress on the sea of life, and lead us to safe harbor and to the ineffable joys of eternity.
St. Anthony of Padua

Mary is called the Star of the Sea, because, as sailors are guided to their port by the polar star which is the star of the sea, so also are Christians guided in their voyage to eternal glory by her.
St. Thomas Aquinas

Mary is our salvation, our life, our hope, our counsel, our refuge, our help.
Ven. Bernardine de Bustis

Thou art the Lady of all men, and thou art the universal salvation of Christians.
St. Ephrem

Hail, O certain salvation of Christians! Hail, fortress of the faithful and salvation of the world!
St. Ephrem

O Agent of Paradise!
St. Andrew Avellino

O Ark of Glory! O Chamber of Salvation!
St. Vincent Ferrer

Except for God Himself, Mary is higher than everyone.
St. Andrew of Crete

Nothing, O Lady, is equal to thee; for whatever exists must be either above or below thee. God alone is above thee, and everything else is below thee!
St. Anselm

The salvation of everyone is left to the care of this Blessed Virgin
St. Peter Damian

My Lady, he whom you desire to be saved will be saved . . . God will not save us without the intercession of Mary.
St. Bonaventure

It is enough, O Lady, that you will it, and our salvation is secure.
St. Anselm

Hasten, Most Blessed Lady: do not delay the salvation of the world, which depends upon thy consent!
St. Bernard

If Mary be for us, who shall be against us?
St. Antoninus

Happy is the Christian who has the Most Blessed Virgin for him; and miserable is that Christian who does not have the Blessed Virgin on his side!
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Mary is the center of the universe, the Ark of God, the cause of creation, the business of the ages. Towards her turn the inhabitants of Heaven and the dwellers in the place of expiation, the men who have gone before us, and we who are now living, those who are to follow us, our children's children, and their descendants. Those in Heaven look to her to have their ranks filled up; those in Purgatory look for their deliverance; the men of the first ages look to her that they may be found faithful prophets; those who come after, that they may obtain eternal happiness. O Mother of God, Queen of Heaven, Sovereign of the world, all generations call thee blessed, for thou hast brought forth life and glory for all. In thee the Angels always find their joy, the just find grace, sinners pardon; in thee, and by thee, and from thee, the merciful hand of the Almighty has reformed the first creation.
St. Bernard

All praise to you, holy Mother of God! . . . Through you the heavens exult, the Angels and Archangels rejoice, the demons flee, and man himself is once more admitted to Heaven. Through you, souls bound by the chains of idolatry have been brought to know the truth and led to Holy Baptism . . . By your help nations have come to repentance. Through you, the prophets have spoken and the Apostles have preached salvation to all nations. Mary, Virgin and Mother, who can worthily proclaim the praises of your power?
St. Cyril of Alexandria

Let us honor the Divine palace of the King, in which it was His will to dwell: the Virgin and Incomparable Mother of God. Let us sing praises to her through whom we are deified. The most blessed choir of the prophets of old, Divinely inspired by the Spirit, called thee, O Most Chaste One, the Gate and Mountain Overshadowed in their sacred prophecies. Enlighten, O Virgin, the eyes of my heart, and pour over me the bright ray of compunction; deliver me from eternal darkness, O thou Gate of Light and Refuge of all Christians who faithfully praise thee. I praise thee, the creature alone worthy of all praise; I glorify thee, O thou who hast been forever glorified by God; and I bless thee, O Virgin, most happy in a Divine blessedness, who art called Blessed by all generations. The refulgent splendor of thy delivery of the Savior has shone forth and shed a most joyful light over the whole earth, and has destroyed the prince of darkness, O Most Chaste Mother of God, thou joy of the Angels and protectress of all who honor thee with unceasing praises!
St. Joseph the Hymnographer
 

Beloved Daughter

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Lot's of words except for the words from the B I B L E, which is the only thing that matters.

Jesus didn't say any of this.

There is one mediator between God and Man and it's not Mary

Mary is dead. Christians don't pray for dead souls.

Mary had children so she is no longer Chaste.

Unbiblical Made-Up nonsense.
 

jonathan_hili

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What's the point of this post?

The Catholic Church doesn't teach that devotion to Mary is necessary for salvation.
 

preacher4truth

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Nothing is more inseparable in the pious remembrance of Christians, nothing more inseparable in their confidence, their invocation, their love, than Jesus and Mary.
St. Ignatius of Loyola

It would be easier to separate the light from the sun than Mary from Jesus: so we might call Our Lord "Jesus of Mary," and Our Blessed Lady "Mary of Jesus."
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

The same Person Who is the only-begotten of the Father is also the only-begotten of Mary, and he who separates them is himself separated from the kingdom of God.
St. Ephrem

We must never separate Jesus from Mary: we can go to Him only through her . . . Without Mary, we shall never find Jesus. Whoever would say "I have no need of Mary" would be guilty of blasphemy! Our eternal salvation is at stake, and we are bound to honor her as the Mother of God and our Mother.
St. Peter Julian Eymard

The spirit of Mary is the same as that of her Divine Son; whoever belongs to her cannot therefore be far from Him.
St. Joseph Cafasso

Hail Mary, Mother of God, through whom every creature imprisoned by the bonds of idolatrous error comes to the knowledge of truth! Through whom every faithful soul is saved!
St. Cyril of Alexandria

Through thee, a Lady, Heaven is opened, Hell emptied . . . and life granted to those who expected only eternal death . . .
If we have some chance of salvation, we have it all from Mary. Go, then, have recourse to Mary, and you will be saved.
St. Bernard

What, then, is the conclusion we must draw from the teaching and practice of the Church? It is this: our salvation must be wrought through Mary.
Ven. William Joseph Chaminade

The way of salvation is open to no one except through Mary.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Alas, O Lord! I am so wretched that without this dear Mother I would certainly be lost. Yes, Mary is necessary for me . . . that she may save me from the eternal punishment of Thy justice . . . Would that everyone might know that I should be already damned were it not for Mary!
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

The Divine Mother is the only hope of those who are in despair; she is our safeguard from Hell.
Through the intercession of Mary many souls are in Paradise who would not be there had she not interceded for them, for God has entrusted her with the keys and treasures of the heavenly kingdom.
St. Thomas Aquinas

Because God wishes to saved everyone, He has given us this great protectress in His mercy. There is no sinner, however abandoned by God, for whom if he invoke her aid she will not obtain the grace to return to God and find mercy.
St. Bridget of Sweden

To thee, O my Queen, nothing is impossible, since thou canst succor and save even those who have despaired of salvation.
St. Peter Damian

Thou, O Mary, art omnipotent in saving sinners!
St. Germanus of Constantinople

The help of Mary is all-powerful in saving us from sin and from Hell.
St. Cosmas of Jerusalem

Mary, by being the Mother of God, was the means of saving sinners; so sinners, by proclaiming her praises, will obtain salvation.
St. Anselm

The name of Mary is the name of salvation . . . Hence, let us always pray to this Divine Mother if we desire to ensure our salvation.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Sweet heart of Mary, be my salvation!
Bl. Pope Pius IX

The heart of Mary is the source of universal salvation: all salvation springs from Mary's heart . . . The salvation of man having taken place in the heart of Mary, all Christians must consider her, after God, as the source of their life, and as the cause and center of their happiness . . . They must always be turned towards her heart, gaze upon it unceasingly, and make it the object of their aspirations and desires. Outside the heart of Mary, there is only trouble, fear, anxiety, death, and Hell.
St. John Eudes

O man, whoever you are, understand that in this world you are tossed about on a stormy and tempestuous sea . . . Remember that if you want to avoid being drowned . . . you must call on Mary . . . O Lady! O Ark in which those who take refuge will never suffer the shipwreck of eternal perdition!
St. Bernard

We pray thee, O Lady, Star of the Sea, shine upon us in our distress on the sea of life, and lead us to safe harbor and to the ineffable joys of eternity.
St. Anthony of Padua

Mary is called the Star of the Sea, because, as sailors are guided to their port by the polar star which is the star of the sea, so also are Christians guided in their voyage to eternal glory by her.
St. Thomas Aquinas

Mary is our salvation, our life, our hope, our counsel, our refuge, our help.
Ven. Bernardine de Bustis

Thou art the Lady of all men, and thou art the universal salvation of Christians.
St. Ephrem

Hail, O certain salvation of Christians! Hail, fortress of the faithful and salvation of the world!
St. Ephrem

O Agent of Paradise!
St. Andrew Avellino

O Ark of Glory! O Chamber of Salvation!
St. Vincent Ferrer

Except for God Himself, Mary is higher than everyone.
St. Andrew of Crete

Nothing, O Lady, is equal to thee; for whatever exists must be either above or below thee. God alone is above thee, and everything else is below thee!
St. Anselm

The salvation of everyone is left to the care of this Blessed Virgin
St. Peter Damian

My Lady, he whom you desire to be saved will be saved . . . God will not save us without the intercession of Mary.
St. Bonaventure

It is enough, O Lady, that you will it, and our salvation is secure.
St. Anselm

Hasten, Most Blessed Lady: do not delay the salvation of the world, which depends upon thy consent!
St. Bernard

If Mary be for us, who shall be against us?
St. Antoninus

Happy is the Christian who has the Most Blessed Virgin for him; and miserable is that Christian who does not have the Blessed Virgin on his side!
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Mary is the center of the universe, the Ark of God, the cause of creation, the business of the ages. Towards her turn the inhabitants of Heaven and the dwellers in the place of expiation, the men who have gone before us, and we who are now living, those who are to follow us, our children's children, and their descendants. Those in Heaven look to her to have their ranks filled up; those in Purgatory look for their deliverance; the men of the first ages look to her that they may be found faithful prophets; those who come after, that they may obtain eternal happiness. O Mother of God, Queen of Heaven, Sovereign of the world, all generations call thee blessed, for thou hast brought forth life and glory for all. In thee the Angels always find their joy, the just find grace, sinners pardon; in thee, and by thee, and from thee, the merciful hand of the Almighty has reformed the first creation.
St. Bernard

All praise to you, holy Mother of God! . . . Through you the heavens exult, the Angels and Archangels rejoice, the demons flee, and man himself is once more admitted to Heaven. Through you, souls bound by the chains of idolatry have been brought to know the truth and led to Holy Baptism . . . By your help nations have come to repentance. Through you, the prophets have spoken and the Apostles have preached salvation to all nations. Mary, Virgin and Mother, who can worthily proclaim the praises of your power?
St. Cyril of Alexandria

Let us honor the Divine palace of the King, in which it was His will to dwell: the Virgin and Incomparable Mother of God. Let us sing praises to her through whom we are deified. The most blessed choir of the prophets of old, Divinely inspired by the Spirit, called thee, O Most Chaste One, the Gate and Mountain Overshadowed in their sacred prophecies. Enlighten, O Virgin, the eyes of my heart, and pour over me the bright ray of compunction; deliver me from eternal darkness, O thou Gate of Light and Refuge of all Christians who faithfully praise thee. I praise thee, the creature alone worthy of all praise; I glorify thee, O thou who hast been forever glorified by God; and I bless thee, O Virgin, most happy in a Divine blessedness, who art called Blessed by all generations. The refulgent splendor of thy delivery of the Savior has shone forth and shed a most joyful light over the whole earth, and has destroyed the prince of darkness, O Most Chaste Mother of God, thou joy of the Angels and protectress of all who honor thee with unceasing praises!
St. Joseph the Hymnographer
What a hideous and hellish false gospel you've preached. Those who preach false gospels are accursed by God. Galatians 1:8-10.
 

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CHAPTER ONE
DEVOTION TO OUR LADY
IS NECESSARY FOR SALVATION


In me is all hope of life and virtue, in me is all grace of the way and the truth.
Ecclesiasticus 24:25

That's odd Ecclesiastes only has 12 chapters.

O chosen Queen of Heaven! You alone are the refuge of guilty mortals to whom so many a tearful eye, so many a wounded and miserable heart is raised... You, O elect Queen, are the gate of all grace, the door of compassion that has never yet been shut!
Bl. Henry Suso

Not so at least according to its absence from scripture.

Mary is the key to the gates of Heaven.
St. Ephrem

Not so according to its absence from scripture.

Open to us, O Mary, the gate of Paradise, since you have its keys!
St. Ambrose

Not so according to its absence from scripture.

God has entrusted the keys and treasures of Heaven to Mary.
St. Thomas Aquinas

Not so according to its absence from scripture

No one can enter into Heaven except through Mary, as entering through a gate.
St. Bonaventure

Mary is called "The Gate of Heaven" because no one can enter Heaven but through her means.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Holy Scripture was written for Mary, about Mary, and on account of Mary.
St. Bernard

Who is this Gate if not Mary? Mary is the Gate through which Christ entered this world!
St. Ambrose

We had closed Paradise; you, O Mary, opened the entryway to the tree of life again . . . You are the bridge to life, the staircase to Heaven!
St. John Damascene

She is the stairway to Heaven, and the gate of Paradise!
St. Lawrence Justinian

All the Saints have a great devotion to Our Lady: no grace comes from Heaven without passing through her hands. We cannot go into a house without speaking to the doorkeeper. Well, the Holy Virgin is the doorkeeper of Heaven.
St. John Mary Vianney

All gifts, virtues, and graces of the Holy Ghost are administered by the hands of Mary to whomsoever she desires, when she desires, and in the manner she desires, and to whatever degree she desires.
St. Bernardine of Siena

She opens the abyss of God's mercy to whomsoever she wills, when she wills, and as she wills, so that there is no sinner however great who is lost if Mary protects him . . . All men: past, present, and to come, should look upon Mary as the means and negotiator of the salvation of all ages.
St. Bernard

Through you, Most Holy Lady, all glory, honor, and holiness vouchsafed to the human race from Adam to the last ages has been granted, is being granted, will be granted to apostles, prophets, Martyrs, and all the just and humble of heart.
St. Ephrem

Mary is the dispensatrix of all the graces God bestows on man.
St. Bernardine of Siena

No man is delivered or preserved from the world-wide snares of Satan except through Mary; and God grants His graces to no one except through her alone.
St. Germanus of Constantinople

God has decided that we should receive everything from the Father, from the Son, and from the Holy Spirit, and from the Immaculata. This is the only path that each and every grace can follow.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

Every grace granted to man in this life has three successive steps: from God it comes to Christ, from Christ to the Virgin, and from the Virgin it descends to us.
St. Bernardine of Siena

All graces that have ever been bestowed on men, all of them came through Mary.
St. Antoninus

Every grace and blessing possessed by the Church, all the treasures of light, holiness, and glory that abide in her, on earth as well as in Heaven, all are due to the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary . . . Let us acknowledge, then, that her heart is the origin of everything noble, rich, and precious in all the holy souls who form the universal Church in Heaven and on earth. It is the source of salvation.
St. John Eudes

The Lord has placed in Mary the plenitude of all good, so that if any hope, or grace, or salvation is in us, we know that we derive it all from Mary.
St. Bernard

Every good, every help, every grace which men have received and will receive from God until the End of Time, came, and will come, to them by the intercession and through the hands of Mary . . . the whole Trinity gave thee a name, O Mary, which after that of thy most holy Son is above every name, so that at thy name every knee should genuflect in heaven, on earth, and under the earth, and every tongue should confess the grace, the glory, and the power of thy most holy name.
Bl. Raymond Jordano

The admirable name of Mary came forth from the treasury of the Divinity, and through it Redemption was effected.
St. Peter Damian

All the Elect obtain eternal salvation through the means of Mary.
St. Ildephonsus

With reason did the Most Holy Virgin predict that all generations would call her blessed, for all the Elect obtain eternal salvation through the means of Mary.
St. Ildephonsus

There is no reconciliation, O Mary, except that which thou didst conceive in thy virginity, no justification save that which thou didst nurture inviolately in thy womb, no salvation but that which thou didst immaculately bear. Therefore, O Lady, thou art the mother of justification and of the justified, thou art the begetter of reconciliation and of the reconciled, the Mother of salvation and of the saved. O blessed assurance, O refuge without fear! The Mother of God is our mother, too! The mother of Him in Whom alone we hope, Whom alone we fear, is our mother. We have for our mother the mother of Him Who alone can save us, Who alone will be our judge!
St. Anselm

For this reason, all creatures are obligated to render her respect and homage as to their Queen and Sovereign to whom they belong and upon whom they depend, and will depend, for all eternity.
St. John Eudes

Mary became for herself and for all men the cause and fountain of salvation.
St. Francis de Sales

Eve became the cause of death; Mary became the cause of our salvation.
St. Ephrem

Seeing Our Lord made incarnate from thee, O chaste Virgin, we confess thee to be in very deed the Mother of God who didst become-----we do not hesitate to proclaim it-----the cause of the regeneration of all things . . . Hail, Cause of our Union with God! Hail, Destroyer of the Curse! Hail, O thou who didst call from their exile the children of this earth!
Greek Menaea, Octave of Christmas

Eve believed the serpent; Mary believed Gabriel. Thus, what had been laid waste in ruin by this female sex was by the same sex re-established in salvation.
Tertullian

Even as Eve, having become disobedient, was made the cause of death, both to herself and to the entire human race, so also did Mary . . . by being obedient, become the cause of salvation, both to herself and to the whole human race-----and therefore, as the human race was made subject to death by a virgin, so is it saved by a virgin.
St. Irenaeus of Lyons

God wills that Mary exact from His goodness peace for the earth, glory for Heaven, life for the dead, and salvation for all who are lost.
St. Peter Chyrsologus

Mary desired, sought, and obtained the salvation of everyone; nay, she even effected the salvation of everyone!
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Just as we are indebted to Jesus Christ for His death, so likewise are we indebted to Mary for the salvation of the world.
St. Albert the Great

Who can worthily thank thee and adequately praise thee, O Blessed Virgin, who by thy Fiat hast saved a lost world!
St. Augustine

Mary has the greatest and clearest claims to our homage and praise: she is the salvation of the world . . . Our dependence upon the august Mary is complete and universal . . . There is neither on earth nor in Heaven any justified soul, anyone of the Elect, who does not owe Mary his justice and his glory.
Ven. William Joseph Chaminade

All those who, to the end of time, shall receive the blessing of our heavenly Father . . . shall receive their graces only as a result of their perfect obedience to Mary.
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

Through thee, O Holy Virgin, Heaven was populated, Hell emptied, and the ruins of the heavenly Jerusalem rebuilt!
St. Bernard

Answer, then, O Sacred Virgin! Why do you delay the salvation of the world, which depends upon your consent?
St. Augustine

O salvation of all who call upon thee, save me!
St. Bonaventure

Pure and Immaculate Virgin, save me and deliver me from eternal damnation.
St. John Damascene

More nonsense with no biblical support.
 

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May we, who are unable to please Thee, O Lord, by our own acts, be saved by the intercession of the Mother of Thy Son.
Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Blasphemy

Immaculate Virgin, you have to save me!
St. Philip Neri

Blasphemy

O Mother of the salvation of everyone!
St. Agnes

Outright lies

Many have proved invincibly, from the sentiments of the Fathers-----among others: St. Augustine, St. Ephrem, St. Cyril of Jerusalem, St. Germanus of Constantinople, St. John Damascene, St. Anselm, St. Bernard, St. Bernardine, St. Thomas, and St. Bonaventure-----that devotion to Our Most Blessed Virgin is necessary for salvation, and that it is an infallible mark of reprobation to have no esteem or love for the Holy Virgin while, on the other hand, it is an infallible mark of predestination to be entirely and truly devoted to her. The figures and words of the Old and New Testaments prove this. The sentiments and examples of the Saints confirm it. Reason and experience teach and demonstrate it. Even the Devil and his crew, constrained by the force of truth, have often been obliged to avow it in spite of themselves.
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

Outright lies

O Lady, since thou art the dispenser of all graces, and since the grace of salvation can come only through thy hands, our salvation depends on thee.
St. Bernardine of Siena

No scriptural support of this lie.

O Most Holy Vifgin, receive us under thy protection if thou wouldst see us saved, for we have no hope of salvation but through thy means.
St. Ephrem

O my sweet Mother Mary, I consign my soul to you; have pity on me and save me.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

More Liguori lies with no biblical support.

If our life were not under the protection of Mary, we might tremble for our perseverance and salvation . . . In her hands Jesus has placed His almighty power in the order of salvation. He has confided to her all the means of salvation. All the graces of salvation, both natural and spiritual, will be given to us by Mary. She is rich with the riches of God Himself.
St. Peter Julian Eymard

O Mary, we poor sinners know no other refuge but thee, for thou art our only hope, and on thee do we rely for our salvation.
St. Thomas of Villanova

Unless the prayers of Mary interposed, there could be no hope of mercy.
St. Bridget of Sweden

Mary is the whole hope of our salvation.
St. Thomas Aquinas

The foundation of all our confidence is found in the Blessed Virgin Mary. God has committed to her the treasury of all good things, in order that everyone may know that through her are obtained every hope, every grace, and all salvation. For this is His will: that we obtain everything through Mary.
Ven. Pope Pius IX

O, my Lady, next to thy Son Jesus Christ, thou hast always been the chief instrument of our salvation.
St. Dominic

We are debtors to the Blessed Virgin, after Christ, for the redemption of the human race.
St. Peter Damian

Sinners receive pardon by the intercession of Mary alone.
St. John Chrysostom

Only at the intercession of Mary do sinners obtain forgiveness . . . They receive pardon only by the intercession of Mary.
St. Peter Chrysologus

There is no one in the world who, if he asks for it, does not partake of the Divine mercy through the tenderness of Mary.
St. Agnes

O Mary, come to my aid or I am lost!
St. Alphonsus Rodriguez

Our salvation rests in thy hands, O Mary!
St. Bernardine of Siena

You, O Lady, were filled with grace, so that you might be the way of our salvation and the means of ascent into the heavenly kingdom.
St. Athanasius

A gentle maiden, having lodged a God in her womb, asks as her price the salvation of those who are lost, and life for those who are dead.
St. Peter Chrysologus

All the world rejoices because it was redeemed through Mary.
Alcuin of York

Our Lady was the powerful means of our Redemption, and to her we owe our Redemption on many counts.
Ven. Mary of Agreda

A mediator, then, was needed with the Mediator Himself, nor could a more fitting one be found than Mary.
St. Bernard

Mary is this glorious intermediary; she is the mighty Mother of God.
Pope Leo XIII

We need a mediator with our Mediator.
Council of Rheims

She is the mediator between us and Christ, just as Christ is the mediator between us and God.
St. Bonaventure

You must intercede, O Lady, because God, Who placed His Son as Mediator between man and Heaven, has placed you as mediator between His Son and guilty man!
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

As the moon is placed between the sun and earth, so is Mary stationed between God and us, to pour out His graces continually upon us.
St. Bernard

Mary is our necessary and universal Mediatrix . . . If no one knows the Father but the Son and those to whom the Son has revealed Him, likewise no one knows the Son but His Mother and the Church to whom she has revealed Him ... How is it possible to find Jesus without Mary, since Jesus Himself did not come to us except with the consent of Mary? No one can go to the Son but by Mary, just as no one can go to the Father but by the Son. Only through Mary do we reach Jesus since Jesus came to us only through Mary; and because of this great truth, we should desire nothing but to make known to all nations this path, which is so sure to reach Heaven.
Ven. William Joseph Chaminade

Mankind was unworthy to receive the Word directly from God, so Mary was our Mediatrix in the Incarnation, and she continues to exercise that function. No one comes to the knowledge of Jesus Christ and embraces His holy law except through her; no one obtains the saving gift of faith except by her prayers. Her mission, to which she is ever faithful, is to give us Jesus. He must be received from her hands, and in vain do we seek Him elsewhere.
St. Peter Julian Eymard

Every grace which is communicated to this world has a threefold origin: it flows from God to Christ, from Christ to the Virgin, and from the Virgin to us . . . Nothing comes to us except through the mediation of Mary, for such is the will of God. Thus, just as no man goes to the Father but by the Son, so likewise no one goes to Christ except through His Mother. Whosoever will not have recourse to her is trying to fly without wings . . . O Virgin Most Holy, no one abounds in the knowledge of God except through thee; no one, O Mother of God, attains salvation except through thee!
Pope Leo XIII

There is no one, O most holy Mary, who can know God except through thee; no one who can be saved or redeemed but through thee, O Mother of God!
St. Germanus of Constantinople

To reach the Eternal Father, we must go to Jesus, our Mediator of Redemption . . . To go to Jesus, we must go to Mary: she is our Mediatrix of Intercession.
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

As you cannot come to God except by means of Jesus Christ, you likewise cannot come to Christ except by means of His Mother . . . As we have access to the Father only by means of the Son, so do we have access to the Son only by means of the Mother.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Through thee do we have access to thy Son, O Blessed Discoverer of Grace, O Mother of Life, O Mother of Salvation!
St. Bernard

By the will of God nothing is conferred upon us except by means of Mary; and just as no one is able to approach the Most High Father except through His Son, so too no one approaches Christ but through Mary His Mother.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

We cannot approach Jesus but through Mary; we can see Jesus and speak to Him only by means of her.
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

If anyone wishes to contact a President, for instance, or some other high worldly dignitary, he does not go about it by himself; he takes an intermediary with him. The same thing is true when we approach God: let is always be with Mary and through Mary.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

For, since it is the will of Divine Providence that we should have the God-Man through Mary, there is no other way for us to receive Christ except from her hands.
Pope St. Pius X

Our sanctity depends on the degree of our nearness to Mary. She is the nearest to God, and if we are the nearest to her then we therefore will be nearest, through her, to God Himself.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

No one ever finds Christ but with and through Mary. Whoever seeks Christ apart from Mary seeks Him in vain.
St. Bonaventure

He who wishes to find Jesus will do so only by having recourse to Mary.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

The Incarnation is so indissoluble that what it has once joined together has never been, nor ever can be, separated.
St. Denis the Areopagite

He who desires to find Jesus will not find Him otherwise than through Mary.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Deletions for word count.
Evil and wicked departure from the scriptures.
 

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Nothing is more inseparable in the pious remembrance of Christians, nothing more inseparable in their confidence, their invocation, their love, than Jesus and Mary.
St. Ignatius of Loyola

It would be easier to separate the light from the sun than Mary from Jesus: so we might call Our Lord "Jesus of Mary," and Our Blessed Lady "Mary of Jesus."
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

The same Person Who is the only-begotten of the Father is also the only-begotten of Mary, and he who separates them is himself separated from the kingdom of God.
St. Ephrem

We must never separate Jesus from Mary: we can go to Him only through her . . . Without Mary, we shall never find Jesus. Whoever would say "I have no need of Mary" would be guilty of blasphemy! Our eternal salvation is at stake, and we are bound to honor her as the Mother of God and our Mother.
St. Peter Julian Eymard

The spirit of Mary is the same as that of her Divine Son; whoever belongs to her cannot therefore be far from Him.
St. Joseph Cafasso

Hail Mary, Mother of God, through whom every creature imprisoned by the bonds of idolatrous error comes to the knowledge of truth! Through whom every faithful soul is saved!
St. Cyril of Alexandria

Through thee, a Lady, Heaven is opened, Hell emptied . . . and life granted to those who expected only eternal death . . .
If we have some chance of salvation, we have it all from Mary. Go, then, have recourse to Mary, and you will be saved.
St. Bernard

What, then, is the conclusion we must draw from the teaching and practice of the Church? It is this: our salvation must be wrought through Mary.
Ven. William Joseph Chaminade

The way of salvation is open to no one except through Mary.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Alas, O Lord! I am so wretched that without this dear Mother I would certainly be lost. Yes, Mary is necessary for me . . . that she may save me from the eternal punishment of Thy justice . . . Would that everyone might know that I should be already damned were it not for Mary!
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

The Divine Mother is the only hope of those who are in despair; she is our safeguard from Hell.
Through the intercession of Mary many souls are in Paradise who would not be there had she not interceded for them, for God has entrusted her with the keys and treasures of the heavenly kingdom.
St. Thomas Aquinas

Because God wishes to saved everyone, He has given us this great protectress in His mercy. There is no sinner, however abandoned by God, for whom if he invoke her aid she will not obtain the grace to return to God and find mercy.
St. Bridget of Sweden

To thee, O my Queen, nothing is impossible, since thou canst succor and save even those who have despaired of salvation.
St. Peter Damian

Thou, O Mary, art omnipotent in saving sinners!
St. Germanus of Constantinople

The help of Mary is all-powerful in saving us from sin and from Hell.
St. Cosmas of Jerusalem

Mary, by being the Mother of God, was the means of saving sinners; so sinners, by proclaiming her praises, will obtain salvation.
St. Anselm

The name of Mary is the name of salvation . . . Hence, let us always pray to this Divine Mother if we desire to ensure our salvation.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Sweet heart of Mary, be my salvation!
Bl. Pope Pius IX

The heart of Mary is the source of universal salvation: all salvation springs from Mary's heart . . . The salvation of man having taken place in the heart of Mary, all Christians must consider her, after God, as the source of their life, and as the cause and center of their happiness . . . They must always be turned towards her heart, gaze upon it unceasingly, and make it the object of their aspirations and desires. Outside the heart of Mary, there is only trouble, fear, anxiety, death, and Hell.
St. John Eudes

O man, whoever you are, understand that in this world you are tossed about on a stormy and tempestuous sea . . . Remember that if you want to avoid being drowned . . . you must call on Mary . . . O Lady! O Ark in which those who take refuge will never suffer the shipwreck of eternal perdition!
St. Bernard

We pray thee, O Lady, Star of the Sea, shine upon us in our distress on the sea of life, and lead us to safe harbor and to the ineffable joys of eternity.
St. Anthony of Padua

Mary is called the Star of the Sea, because, as sailors are guided to their port by the polar star which is the star of the sea, so also are Christians guided in their voyage to eternal glory by her.
St. Thomas Aquinas

Mary is our salvation, our life, our hope, our counsel, our refuge, our help.
Ven. Bernardine de Bustis

Thou art the Lady of all men, and thou art the universal salvation of Christians.
St. Ephrem

Hail, O certain salvation of Christians! Hail, fortress of the faithful and salvation of the world!
St. Ephrem

O Agent of Paradise!
St. Andrew Avellino

O Ark of Glory! O Chamber of Salvation!
St. Vincent Ferrer

Except for God Himself, Mary is higher than everyone.
St. Andrew of Crete

Nothing, O Lady, is equal to thee; for whatever exists must be either above or below thee. God alone is above thee, and everything else is below thee!
St. Anselm

The salvation of everyone is left to the care of this Blessed Virgin
St. Peter Damian

My Lady, he whom you desire to be saved will be saved . . . God will not save us without the intercession of Mary.
St. Bonaventure

It is enough, O Lady, that you will it, and our salvation is secure.
St. Anselm

Hasten, Most Blessed Lady: do not delay the salvation of the world, which depends upon thy consent!
St. Bernard

If Mary be for us, who shall be against us?
St. Antoninus

Happy is the Christian who has the Most Blessed Virgin for him; and miserable is that Christian who does not have the Blessed Virgin on his side!
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Mary is the center of the universe, the Ark of God, the cause of creation, the business of the ages. Towards her turn the inhabitants of Heaven and the dwellers in the place of expiation, the men who have gone before us, and we who are now living, those who are to follow us, our children's children, and their descendants. Those in Heaven look to her to have their ranks filled up; those in Purgatory look for their deliverance; the men of the first ages look to her that they may be found faithful prophets; those who come after, that they may obtain eternal happiness. O Mother of God, Queen of Heaven, Sovereign of the world, all generations call thee blessed, for thou hast brought forth life and glory for all. In thee the Angels always find their joy, the just find grace, sinners pardon; in thee, and by thee, and from thee, the merciful hand of the Almighty has reformed the first creation.
St. Bernard

All praise to you, holy Mother of God! . . . Through you the heavens exult, the Angels and Archangels rejoice, the demons flee, and man himself is once more admitted to Heaven. Through you, souls bound by the chains of idolatry have been brought to know the truth and led to Holy Baptism . . . By your help nations have come to repentance. Through you, the prophets have spoken and the Apostles have preached salvation to all nations. Mary, Virgin and Mother, who can worthily proclaim the praises of your power?
St. Cyril of Alexandria

Let us honor the Divine palace of the King, in which it was His will to dwell: the Virgin and Incomparable Mother of God. Let us sing praises to her through whom we are deified. The most blessed choir of the prophets of old, Divinely inspired by the Spirit, called thee, O Most Chaste One, the Gate and Mountain Overshadowed in their sacred prophecies. Enlighten, O Virgin, the eyes of my heart, and pour over me the bright ray of compunction; deliver me from eternal darkness, O thou Gate of Light and Refuge of all Christians who faithfully praise thee. I praise thee, the creature alone worthy of all praise; I glorify thee, O thou who hast been forever glorified by God; and I bless thee, O Virgin, most happy in a Divine blessedness, who art called Blessed by all generations. The refulgent splendor of thy delivery of the Savior has shone forth and shed a most joyful light over the whole earth, and has destroyed the prince of darkness, O Most Chaste Mother of God, thou joy of the Angels and protectress of all who honor thee with unceasing praises!
St. Joseph the Hymnographer

Idolatry to the max. Evil, wicked and pathological.
 

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CHAPTER TWO
THOSE DEVOTED TO OUR LADY
SHALL BE SAVED


He who shall find me shall find life, and shall have salvation from the Lord.
Proverbs 8:35

Listen, all you who desire the Kingdom of God! Honor and serve the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, and you will find life and eternal salvation!
St. Bonaventure

Whoever honors, loves, serves, and invokes Mary with humility and confidence will ascend to Paradise.
St. John Eudes

If you persevere until death in true devotion to Mary, you salvation is certain.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

O Holy Mother of God, all those who will be partakers of eternal happiness dwell in thee.
Office of the Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

He Who made me rested in my tabernacle, and He said to me: Let thy dwelling be in Jacob and thy inheritance in Israel, and take root in My Elect . . . And I took root in an honorable people and in the portion of my God His inheritance, and my abode is in the full assembly of the Saints.
Ecclesiasticus 24:12-16

One cannot talk about the Church if Mary, the Mother of the Lord, is not present with His brothers. Only Mary could make one heart and one mind of Jesus' Apostles, as though Christ wanted to show us that He entrusted to His Mother's maternal care the mission of making the Church a single family. Yes, in Mary we have the bond of communion of all of us who, through faith and Baptism, are disciples and brothers of Jesus.
Pope John Paul II

In the multitude of the Elect she shall have praise, and among the blessed she shall be blessed.
Ecclesiasticus 24:4

Blessed are they who turn with sincere affection to most holy Mary, extending her glory in the world and magnifying her name in the Catholic Church in opposition to the crack-brained insanity of heretics and infidels . . . Those who magnify her attain eternal life. No sinner, howsoever great and abominable he might be, shall be excluded from redemption and justification, nor shall he fail to attain eternal life, if he invoke the intercession of this powerful Lady and Advocate.
Ven. Mary of Agreda

Blessed art thou, O daughter, by the Lord the most high God, above all women upon earth . . . because He hath so magnified thy name that thy praise shall not depart out of the mouth of men who shall be mindful of the power of the Lord forever . . . Thou art the glory of Jerusalem, the joy of Israel, the honor of our people . . . and therefore thou shalt be blessed forever!
Judith 13:23, 25; 15:10,11

There is no country in the world, no nation under the sun, either great or small, rich or poor, there is no religious or priest, no man or woman, who is not under the obligation to confess and proclaim that the Mother of the Savior is the most blessed, powerful, generous, compliant, admirable, and amiable of all creatures.
St. John Eudes

O Mary, blessed are you among women, for you have brought forth life for both men and women. The mother of our race brought punishment into the world; the Mother of Our Lord brought salvation to the world. Eve was the originator of sin, Mary was the originator of merit.
St. Augustine

Mary is the Mother of those who live by grace, as Eve is the mother of those who die according to nature.
St. Peter Chrysologus

Eve was the cause of death, but Mary restored life to us.
St. Bruno

Death through Eve, life through Mary.
St. Jerome

Instead of Eve, we have Mary.
St. John Chrysostom

Eve was by nature the mother of the children of death;
Mary is by grace the Mother of the children of life.
St. Peter Chrysologus

Everyone of the multitudes, therefore, whom the evil of calamitous circumstances has stolen away from Catholic unity, must be born again to Christ by that same Mother whom God has endowed with a never-failing fertility to bring forth a holy people.
Pope Leo XIII

O Lady, thou art the Mother of Justification and of the justified; thou art the Mother of Reconciliation and of the reconciled; thou art the Mother of Redemption and of the redeemed.
St. Anselm

Bearing in her womb the Savior, Mary can also be said to have borne all those whose life the Savior's life enshrined. All of us, then, as many as are knit to Christ . . . have come forth from Mary's womb: one body, as it were, knit together with its Head.
Pope St. Pius X

Although in the most pure womb of Mary there was but one kernel of grain, which was Jesus Christ, nevertheless her womb is called a "heap of wheat" (Canticles 7:2) because all the Elect were virtually contained in it.
St. Ambrose

Mary is that Happy Ark, in which those who take refuge will never suffer the shipwreck of eternal perdition.
St. Bernard

Everyone has been saved in the Virgin.
St. Peter Chrysologus

He who is faithful in the service of Mary will certainly be saved . . .There is no one, however wicked, whom Mary does not save by her intercession when she wishes . . . He who has recourse to Mary shall be saved.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

No one, not even a sinner, who devoutly recommends himself to her shall ever become the prey of Hell.
St. Catherine of Siena

However great a sinner may have been, if he shows himself devout to Mary he will never perish.
St. Hilary of Poitiers

Mary was made Mother of God to obtain salvation for many who, on account of their wicked lives, could not be saved according to the rigor of Divine justice, but might be saved with the help of her sweet mercy and powerful intercession.
St. John Chrysostom

The Saints assert that anyone who prays to the Mother of God in time of temptation will be preserved from sin, and that whoever approaches her with perfect trust throughout his life will surely be saved.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

He will not taste death forever who, in his dying moments, has recourse to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Pope Pius XI

My children, if you desire perseverance, be devout to our Blessed Lady.
St. Philip Neri

If I love Mary, I am certain of perseverance, and I shall obtain whatever I wish from God.
St. John Berchmans

I firmly believe I owe my deliverance to the sole intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
St. Vincent de Paul

The gates of Heaven will open to all who confide in the protection of Mary.
St. Bonaventure

Souls protected by Mary, and on whom she casts her eyes, are necessarily justified and saved . . . Just as it is impossible that they be saved from whom Mary turns away her eyes of mercy, so is it certain that they who are loved by Mary, and for whom she intercedes, will obtain justification and eternal life.
St. Antoninus

All those who seek Mary's protection will be saved for all eternity.
Pope Benedict XV

Mary obtains salvation for all who have recourse to her. Oh! If all sinners had recourse to Mary, who would ever be lost? . . . He who is protected by her will be saved; he who is not will be lost.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

It is impossible to be saved without the help of the Most Blessed Virgin, because those who are not saved by the justice of God are saved by the intercession of Mary.
St. John Chrysostom

We believe that Mary opens the abyss of God's mercy to whomsoever she wills, when she wills, and as she wills; so that there is no sinner however great who is lost if Mary protects him.
St. Bonaventure

Hell is not the lot of any true client of Mary for whom she prays even once, and for whom she says to her Son that she wishes him to be saved... It is sufficient that you desire our salvation, O Mary, and we cannot help but be saved.
St. Anselm

He who is devout to the Virgin Mother will certainly never be lost.
St. Ignatius of Antioch

Not one of those who love her can perish; not one of those who try to imitate her can fail to attain eternal salvation.
St. John Eudes

Not a single soul who has really persevered in her service has ever been damned.
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

No one who shall invoke this Mother of Grace with devotion and perseverance can possibly perish forever.
St. John Eudes

By Mary, God descended from Heaven into the world, so that by her men might ascend from earth into Heaven.
St. Fulgentius

O Mary, thou art the noblest, the most exalted and purest, the fairest, the holiest of all things created! I desire a greater and more tender love of thee, and this thou must obtain for me, because love of thee is a great sign of predestination, and a grace granted by God to those who shall be saved.
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The sign of those who will be saved consists in this: that they have a great devotion to Mary in their hearts.
Bl. John of Avila

I believe that devotion to thee, O Lady, is a certain sign of eternal salvation.
St. Gabriel of the Most Sorrowful Virgin

Devotion to Mary is a sure sign of predestination to him who possesses it.
Bl. Alan de la Roche

Mary is the Mysterious Book of Predestination to glory.
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

Love of Mary and devotion to her are a sure sign of obtaining eternal salvation.
St. Bernard

O Mother of Perpetual Help, confidence in thee is a certain pledge of everlasting salvation.
Bl. Pope Pius IX

O Mother of God! If I place my confidence in thee, I shall be saved; if I am under thy protection, I have nothing to fear; for the fact of being thy client is a possession of a certainty of salvation which God grants only to those whom He intends to save.
St. John Damascene

O Most Blessed Virgin, just as everyone who hates thee and is forgotten by thee must necessarily perish, so also must everyone who loves thee and is loved by thee necessarily be saved!
St. Bonaventure

O how long ago the earth would have been destroyed, if Mary had not interposed!
St. Fulgentius

Hail, Mary, gracious Mother of Mercy; who would not love thee? Thou are our certain salvation!
Ven. Pope Pius XII

She is the eldest daughter of the Great King. If you enjoy her favor, she will introduce you to the Monarch of the Universe. No one has so great an interest with Him than Mary, who was the occasion of His coming down from Heaven to become man for the redemption of mankind.
St. John the Almoner

If you wish to walk securely and be certain of your salvation, if you aspire to a great crown in Heaven that will never fade, love and honor Mary, and strive to make her known, loved, and honored by others.
St. Joseph Cafasso

What will it cost you, O Mary, to hear our prayer? What will it cost you to save us? Has not Jesus placed in your hands all the treasures of His grace and mercy? You sit crowned as Queen at the right hand of your Son: your dominion reaches as far as the heavens, and to you are subject the earth and all creatures dwelling thereon. Your dominion reaches even down into the abyss of Hell, and you alone, O Mary, save us from the hands of Satan.
Pope Pius XI

Just as it is impossible for one who is not devout to Mary, and consequently not protected by her, to be saved, so is it impossible for one who recommends himself to her, and consequently is beloved by her, to be lost.
St. Anselm

No, he can never be lost who recommends himself to thee, O Mary.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

If she protects you, you have nothing to fear, for you cannot be lost.
St. Bernard

Mary, not one of thy devout servants has ever perished; may I, too, be saved!
Pope Benedict XV

And after this, can men be found who deem it wrong to call thee The Way of Life? O Mary, thou art the hope and refuge of humble sinners; thou healest them whose hearts are sick from crime, and thou winnest salvation for them who repent. Thou art the glory and helper of those who have confidence in thee; and by thy prayers thou obtainest the reward of eternal life for them who serve thee.
Old English Missal: Christmas Season

A true servant of Mary cannot be lost.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Being thy servant, O Mary, is a surety of salvation God grants solely to those He will save.
St. Andrew of Crete

Whoever bears the mark of a servant of Mary is already enrolled in the Book of Life.
St. Bonaventure

To serve Mary is a mark of eternal salvation to come.
St. Bernard

As many serve the Virgin as serve God.
St. Bernardine of Siena

Happy are the faithful slaves of the Queen of Heaven, for they shall enjoy true liberty!
St. Cecilia

To serve Mary and to be her courtier is the greatest honor we can possibly possess; for to serve the Queen of Heaven is already to reign there; and to live under her command is more than to govern.
St. John Damascene

Every Saint belongs to the court of the Queen of All Saints.
St. John Eudes

The servants of Mary are as sure of getting to Paradise as though they were already there. Who are they who are saved and who reign in Heaven? Surely those for whom the Queen of Mercy intercedes . . . The clients of Mary will necessarily be saved.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

Angels constantly guard the clients of this Blessed Virgin from the assaults of Hell.
St. Gertrude the Great

Happy is he who lives under the protection of the Blessed Virgin.
St. John Mary Vianney

He who is devout to the Virgin Mother will certainly never be lost.
St. Ignatius of Constantinople

Rest confidently assured that whoever belongs to her will not be lost.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

No, he can never be lost who recommends himself to thee, my Mother; he alone is lost who does not have recourse to thee.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

O Lady, he who honors thee will be far from damnation.
St. Bonaventure

If you love her, she will shower on you many graces in this life, and be an assurance to you of Heaven hereafter.
St. John Bosco

The future will be resplendent, and an untold number of souls will be saved, but on one condition: that your sons be devoted to the Blessed Virgin.
St. Dominic Savio

O Mary, you give assistance to everyone endeavoring to rise to God!
St. Bridget of Sweden

If you are in danger, if your hearts are confused, turn to Mary; she is our comfort, our help; turn towards her and you will be saved.
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini

Who, O Lady, ever faithfully employed your all powerful aid and was abandoned by you?
Pope St. Eutychian

O Blessed Mary, whoever loves you honors God; whoever serves you pleases God; whoever invokes your holy name with a pure heart will infallibly receive the object of his petition.
St. Bernard

I therefore command all my Brothers, those living now and those to come in the future, to venerate the Holy Mother of God, whom we always implore to be our Protectress, to praise her at all times, in all circumstances of life, with all the means in their power and with the greatest devotion and submission.
St. Francis of Assisi

O admirable Mother of God! How many sins have I committed for which thou hast obtained pardon for me, and how many others would I have committed if thou hadst not preserved me? How often have I seen myself on the brink of Hell in obvious danger of falling into it but for thy most benign hand which saved me? How often would the Roaring Lion of Hell have devoured and swallowed up my soul had not the charity of thy heart opposed him? Alas! Without thee, my dearest and my all-good Mother, where should I be today? I should be in the fiery furnace of Hell from which I would never emerge!
St. John Eudes

Would that everyone might know that I would be already damned if it were not for Mary!
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

Do you want certain salvation? Then have great devotion to the Virgin Mary. . . She will guarantee your salvation. She infallibly saves the one who honors her.
St. Sharbel Makhlouf

For she is an infinite treasure to men. They who use this treasure become the friends of God. Wisdom 7:14
God loves those who love her.
Ecclesiasticus 4:15

Most amiable Queen, I, a miserable sinner, also love thee, but I love thee too little. I desire to obtain a greater and more tender love for thee. Obtain this for me; because to love thee is a great sign of predestination and a grace which God does not grant except to those whom He will save . . . If thou dost not assist me, I shall be lost. No. No one can be lost who recommends himself to thee. In thy hands, therefore, do I place my eternal salvation and to thee do I consign my soul, which was lost, but which thou wilt save by thy holy intercession.
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CHAPTER THREE
THOSE WHO DO NOT HONOR OUR LADY
SHALL NEVER BE SAVED


He is cursed of God who angers His Mother.
Ecclesiaticus 3:18

Without the Blessed Virgin, a person travels along the road to damnation.
St. Ildephonsus

No one will ever be the servant of the Son without serving the Mother.
St. Ildephonsus

For if we are bidden to honor carnal fathers and mothers, how much more the spiritual? . . . If this virtue of charity has been overlooked, a man will lose any fruit of salvation in any good he may do.
Pope St. Gregory VII

The honor of Mary is so intimately connected with the honor and glory of Jesus that to deny the one is at the same time a denial of the other.
Ven. William Joseph Chaminade

Let not that man presume to look for mercy from God who offends His Holy Mother!
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

Not only do they offend thee, O Lady, who outrage thee, but thou art also offended by those who neglect to ask thy favors . . . He who neglects the service of the Blessed Virgin will die in his sins . . . He who does not invoke thee, O Lady, will never get to Heaven . . . Not only will those from whom Mary turns her countenance not be saved, but there will be no hope of their salvation . . . No one can be saved without the protection of Mary.
St. Bonaventure

It is impossible to save one's soul without devotion to Mary and without her protection.
St. Anselm

Woe to those who despise devotion to Mary! . . . The soul cannot live without having recourse to Mary and recommending itself to her. He falls and is lost who does not have recourse to Mary.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

To desire grace without recourse to the Virgin Mother is to desire to fly without wings.
Pope Pius XII

We may seek graces, but shall never find them without the intercession of Mary.
St. Cajetan

There is no one, O Most Holy Mary, who can know God except through thee; no one who can be saved or redeemed but through thee, O Mother of God; no one who can be delivered from dangers but through thee, O Virgin Mother; no one who obtains mercy but through thee, O Filled-With-All-Grace!
St. Germanus of Constantinople

The conflict with Hell cannot be maintained by men, even the most clever. The Immaculata alone has from God the promise of victory over Satan.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

I have great doubts about the salvation of those who do not have special devotion to Mary.
St. Francis Borgia

It seems unbelievable that a man should perish in whose favor Christ said to His Mother: "Behold thy son" ----- provided that he has not turned a deaf ear to the words which Christ addressed to him: "Behold thy Mother."
St. Robert Bellarmine

Jesus honored her before all ages, and will honor her for all ages. No one comes to Him, nor even near Him, no one is saved or sanctified, if he too will not honor her. This is the lot of Angels and of men.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

A man is no true Christian if he has no devotion to the Mother of Jesus Christ.
St. John Eudes

And the Lord God said to the serpent . . . I shall put enmities between thee and the Woman, and between thy seed and her seed; she shall crush thy head, and thou shalt lie in wait for her heel.
Genesis 3:14-15

All the true children of God, the predestinate, have God for their Father and Mary for their Mother. He who has not Mary for his Mother has not God for his Father. This is the reason that reprobates such as heretics, schismatics, and others, who hate Our Blessed Lady or who regard her with contempt and indifference, do not have God for their Father, however much they boast of it, simply because they do not have Mary for their Mother . . . The most infallible and indisputable sign by which we may distinguish a heretic, a man of bad doctrine, a reprobate, from one of the predestinate, is that the heretic and reprobate have nothing but contempt and indifference for Our Lady... The reprobate care next-to-nothing for devotion to Our Blessed Lady, the Mother of the predestinate . . . They do not consider devotion to her necessary for salvation. The means of salvation and sanctification are known by everyone: they are laid down in the Gospel, explained by the masters of the spiritual life, practiced by the Saints, and necessary to all who wish to be saved and to attain perfection. To practice all those means of salvation and sanctification, the grace of God is absolutely necessary . . . Whoever, therefore, wishes to be a member of Jesus Christ, full of grace and truth, must be formed in Mary by means of the grace of Jesus which she possesses in its fullness in order to communicate it fully to her children, the true members of Jesus Christ . . . These great souls, full of grace and zeal, shall be chosen to match themselves against the enemies of God . . . With the one hand, they shall fight, overthrow, and crush the heretics with their heresies, the schismatics with their schisms, the idolaters with their idolatries, and the sinners with their impieties. With the other hands, they shall build the temple of the true Solomon and the mystical City of God: that is to say, the Most Holy Virgin.
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

If there should come among you anyone who would not honor Our Blessed Mother and who would cause any slackening in our union with her, or who would teach anything different: let him be condemned.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

Not to wish to acknowledge the Mother of God is human pride, dictated by the Devil.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

The Immaculata must be the Queen of all people. Whoever does not submit to her rule will perish.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

Take away Mary, the Star of the Sea, or take away the Heart of Mary, the true Sun of the Christian world, and what would be left?
St. John Eudes

Take away the sun, and where will be the day? Take away Mary, and what will be left but the darkness of night? . . . Only through Mary, who has found grace and borne the Eternal Life and brought us salvation, can we attain true heavenly wisdom.
St. Bernard

Without Mary's radiance, nothing is left but enveloping darkness, the shadow of death, and the frightful night of the grave.
St. John Eudes

Without Mary's light, theology is in darkness, in heresy . . . The sign by which the sons of God are distinguished from the sons of the Devil, and the Church of God distinguished from the Synagogue of Satan, is true devotion to Mary.
St. Lawrence of Brindisi

A faithful client of Mary will never fall into heresy.
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

O Mary, Virgin Most Powerful, you alone have destroyed every heresy in the whole world!
St. John Bosco

He who denies that Mary gave birth to God shall not see the glory of His Divinity.
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Whoever does not wish to have Mary Immaculate as his Mother will not have Christ as his Brother either; the Father will not send His Son to him; the Son will not descend into his soul; the Holy Spirit will not make him a member of the Mystical Body of Christ; for all these mysteries of grace take place in Mary Full-of-Grace, and in her alone . . . and since the First-Born Son, the Man-God, was conceived only through the specific consent of the Most Blessed Virgin, the same holds true for all other humans, who must imitate in all things their primary model: Christ.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

This Child is God. How, then, shall she who bore Him not be God's Mother? But if anyone refuses to acknowledge her as the Mother of God, such a one is far removed from the Godhead.
St. Gregory Nazianzen

If anyone does not confess that the Emmanuel is in truth God, and that the Holy Virgin is Mother of God because she bore the Word of God according to the flesh when He became flesh: let him be anathema.
St. Cyril of Alexandria

O Mary, loving Mary, woe to them who shall raise themselves up against thee, to mock thee. He Who made thee and Who came forth from thee shall meet them like the bear robbed of her young. Woe to them on that day when He comes, for He guards thee as the apple of His eye!
St. Lomman

Woe to him who neglects to recommend himself to Mary, and thus closes the channel of grace.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

The salvation of those who are not protected by Mary is impossible.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

He is lost who does not have recourse to Mary . . . If, then, we would be saved, let us recommend ourselves to her.
St. Alphonsos Maria Liguori

Who will be saved without thee, O Mary? Who can be free from dangers without thee? Who can obtain grace without thee? . . . There is no one who can be saved or redeemed but through thee, O Mother of God . . . No one is saved but by thee, no one delivered from evil but through thee, and through thee alone do all men receive the gifts and grace of God.
St. Germanus of Constantinople

If Mary does not pray for us, we shall not obtain salvation . . . He alone is lost who does not recourse to thee, O Mary
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

It is impossible for those from whom Mary turns away her eyes of mercy to be saved.
St. Antoninus

If anyone is disregarded and condemned by Mary, he is necessarily lost . . . It is impossible to be saved if we turn away from thee, O Mary.
St. Anselm

It is impossible for any sinner to be saved without the help and favor of the Most Blessed Virgin.
St. Ignatius of Constantinople

All men who are not thy servants, O Mary, will perish.
St. Albert the Great

The kingdom shall be closed to him who has deserted her who is destined to be its Queen.
St. Cyprian

Your heart will either sing the Divine canticles of Our Lady . . . or it will echo the cursed and unhappy songs of the worldlings here [who] belong in dishonor to God its Maker, and vibrate eternally with the blasphemies and horrid dirges of the damned in Hell.
St. John Eudes

Therefore, miserable will he be, says Our Queen, and miserable unto all eternity, who in this life, having it in his power to invoke me, is miserable enough not to invoke me and thus is damned.
St. Bridget of Sweden

Those who do not serve Mary will not be saved, for those who are deprived of the help of this great Mother are deprived also of that of her Son and of the whole Court of Heaven.
St. John Damascene

It is not possible for any sinner to be saved without the help of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
St. John Chrysostom

It is impossible for persons who are not loved by the Mother of Christ to have any part with Him. Conversely, it is impossible for anyone to perish upon whom she looks with favor.
St. John Eudes

The Rosary is one of the characteristics of the servants and children of the Mother of God. I am very much afraid that those who shall be overtaken by death without it may easily be disowned by her, and consequently rejected by her Son, as unworthy to share in the mercies of the Son or the favors of the Mother.
St. John Eudes

Nothing can be more beneficial than the custom of those who salute Our Divine Lady.
St. Thomas More

Since the work of salvation began with the Angelic Salutation, the salvation of each one of us in particular is attached to this prayer.
St. Dominic

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.
St. Luke 1:28, 42 and the Council of Ephesus:

The Most Blessed Trinity revealed the first part of the Hail Mary to us, and the latter part was added by St. Elizabeth, who was inspired by the Holy Spirit. Holy Mother Church gave us the conclusion in the year 430, when she condemned the Nestorian heresy at the Council of Ephesus and defined that the Blessed Virgin is truly the Mother of God. At this time, Holy Mother Church ordered us to pray to Our Lady under this glorious title by saying: "Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now, and at the hour of our death."
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

We have to pray to the Madonna to drive away the Devil and all heresies, especially the Masons.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

God will not save us without the intercession of Mary...
No one can be saved without the protection of Mary.
St. Bonaventure

If people fail to say the Hail Mary, it is a sign that they will probably -----and indeed, shortly-----be condemned to eternal punishment.
Bl. Alan de la Roche

The salvation of each individual is attached to the Hail Mary.
St. John Capistrano

The heretics, all of whom are children of the Devil and clearly bear the sign of God's reprobation, have a horror of the Hail Mary . . . I do not know, nor do I clearly see, how it can be that a devotion which seems so small can be the infallible sign of eternal salvation, and how its absence can be the sign of God's eternal displeasure; nevertheless, nothing could possibly be more true . . . My Hail Mary . . . is the infallible touchstone by which I can tell those who are led by the Spirit of God from those who are deceived by the Devil. . . . Listen to what Our Lady has revealed: "Know, my son, and make all others know, that it is a probable and proximate sign of eternal damnation to have an aversion, a lukearmness, or a negligence in saying the Angelic Salutation which has repaired the whole world." . . . The Hail Mary is a heavenly dew for watering the earth, which is the soul, to make it bring forth its fruit in season. A soul which is not watered by that prayer bears no fruit, and brings forth only thorns and brambles, and is ready to be cursed.
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

O Immaculate One . . . Some do not as yet know even your name; others, fallen deep into the moral swamp, do not know how to raise their eyes to you; while still others think that they do not need you to attain the goal of life; still others are not allowed by Satan to bend their knee in prayer. Many love you, but how few there really are who for your love would do anything through work, suffering, and even the sacrifice of life. Oh, when, Our Lady, will you rule in the heart of each and everyone? When will all the inhabitants of the earth confess you as their Mother, and God in Heaven as their Father, and finally sense themselves as brothers? . . . When all schismatics and Protestants will profess the Catholic faith in profound conviction, and when all Jews living in our midst will, of their free will, ask for Baptism, then a part of the purpose for the Militia of the Immaculate One have been attained . . . to bend the proud neck of the world to the feet of the Immaculata: such is the goal of the Militia. Yes, to win for her the whole world, and each and every soul, and as soon as possible, as soon as possible! Then the kingdom of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus will rule through her in this world!
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CHAPTER TWO
THOSE DEVOTED TO OUR LADY
SHALL BE SAVED


He who shall find me shall find life, and shall have salvation from the Lord.
Proverbs 8:35

Listen, all you who desire the Kingdom of God! Honor and serve the Most Blessed Virgin Mary, and you will find life and eternal salvation!
St. Bonaventure

Whoever honors, loves, serves, and invokes Mary with humility and confidence will ascend to Paradise.
St. John Eudes

If you persevere until death in true devotion to Mary, you salvation is certain.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

O Holy Mother of God, all those who will be partakers of eternal happiness dwell in thee.
Office of the Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

He Who made me rested in my tabernacle, and He said to me: Let thy dwelling be in Jacob and thy inheritance in Israel, and take root in My Elect . . . And I took root in an honorable people and in the portion of my God His inheritance, and my abode is in the full assembly of the Saints.
Ecclesiasticus 24:12-16

One cannot talk about the Church if Mary, the Mother of the Lord, is not present with His brothers. Only Mary could make one heart and one mind of Jesus' Apostles, as though Christ wanted to show us that He entrusted to His Mother's maternal care the mission of making the Church a single family. Yes, in Mary we have the bond of communion of all of us who, through faith and Baptism, are disciples and brothers of Jesus.
Pope John Paul II

In the multitude of the Elect she shall have praise, and among the blessed she shall be blessed.
Ecclesiasticus 24:4

Blessed are they who turn with sincere affection to most holy Mary, extending her glory in the world and magnifying her name in the Catholic Church in opposition to the crack-brained insanity of heretics and infidels . . . Those who magnify her attain eternal life. No sinner, howsoever great and abominable he might be, shall be excluded from redemption and justification, nor shall he fail to attain eternal life, if he invoke the intercession of this powerful Lady and Advocate.
Ven. Mary of Agreda

Blessed art thou, O daughter, by the Lord the most high God, above all women upon earth . . . because He hath so magnified thy name that thy praise shall not depart out of the mouth of men who shall be mindful of the power of the Lord forever . . . Thou art the glory of Jerusalem, the joy of Israel, the honor of our people . . . and therefore thou shalt be blessed forever!
Judith 13:23, 25; 15:10,11

There is no country in the world, no nation under the sun, either great or small, rich or poor, there is no religious or priest, no man or woman, who is not under the obligation to confess and proclaim that the Mother of the Savior is the most blessed, powerful, generous, compliant, admirable, and amiable of all creatures.
St. John Eudes

O Mary, blessed are you among women, for you have brought forth life for both men and women. The mother of our race brought punishment into the world; the Mother of Our Lord brought salvation to the world. Eve was the originator of sin, Mary was the originator of merit.
St. Augustine

Mary is the Mother of those who live by grace, as Eve is the mother of those who die according to nature.
St. Peter Chrysologus

Eve was the cause of death, but Mary restored life to us.
St. Bruno

Death through Eve, life through Mary.
St. Jerome

Instead of Eve, we have Mary.
St. John Chrysostom

Eve was by nature the mother of the children of death;
Mary is by grace the Mother of the children of life.
St. Peter Chrysologus

Everyone of the multitudes, therefore, whom the evil of calamitous circumstances has stolen away from Catholic unity, must be born again to Christ by that same Mother whom God has endowed with a never-failing fertility to bring forth a holy people.
Pope Leo XIII

O Lady, thou art the Mother of Justification and of the justified; thou art the Mother of Reconciliation and of the reconciled; thou art the Mother of Redemption and of the redeemed.
St. Anselm

Bearing in her womb the Savior, Mary can also be said to have borne all those whose life the Savior's life enshrined. All of us, then, as many as are knit to Christ . . . have come forth from Mary's womb: one body, as it were, knit together with its Head.
Pope St. Pius X

Although in the most pure womb of Mary there was but one kernel of grain, which was Jesus Christ, nevertheless her womb is called a "heap of wheat" (Canticles 7:2) because all the Elect were virtually contained in it.
St. Ambrose

Mary is that Happy Ark, in which those who take refuge will never suffer the shipwreck of eternal perdition.
St. Bernard

Everyone has been saved in the Virgin.
St. Peter Chrysologus

He who is faithful in the service of Mary will certainly be saved . . .There is no one, however wicked, whom Mary does not save by her intercession when she wishes . . . He who has recourse to Mary shall be saved.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

No one, not even a sinner, who devoutly recommends himself to her shall ever become the prey of Hell.
St. Catherine of Siena

However great a sinner may have been, if he shows himself devout to Mary he will never perish.
St. Hilary of Poitiers

Mary was made Mother of God to obtain salvation for many who, on account of their wicked lives, could not be saved according to the rigor of Divine justice, but might be saved with the help of her sweet mercy and powerful intercession.
St. John Chrysostom

The Saints assert that anyone who prays to the Mother of God in time of temptation will be preserved from sin, and that whoever approaches her with perfect trust throughout his life will surely be saved.
St. Maximilian Mary Kolbe

He will not taste death forever who, in his dying moments, has recourse to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Pope Pius XI

My children, if you desire perseverance, be devout to our Blessed Lady.
St. Philip Neri

If I love Mary, I am certain of perseverance, and I shall obtain whatever I wish from God.
St. John Berchmans

I firmly believe I owe my deliverance to the sole intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
St. Vincent de Paul

The gates of Heaven will open to all who confide in the protection of Mary.
St. Bonaventure

Souls protected by Mary, and on whom she casts her eyes, are necessarily justified and saved . . . Just as it is impossible that they be saved from whom Mary turns away her eyes of mercy, so is it certain that they who are loved by Mary, and for whom she intercedes, will obtain justification and eternal life.
St. Antoninus

All those who seek Mary's protection will be saved for all eternity.
Pope Benedict XV

Mary obtains salvation for all who have recourse to her. Oh! If all sinners had recourse to Mary, who would ever be lost? . . . He who is protected by her will be saved; he who is not will be lost.
St. Alphonsus Maria Liguori

It is impossible to be saved without the help of the Most Blessed Virgin, because those who are not saved by the justice of God are saved by the intercession of Mary.
St. John Chrysostom

We believe that Mary opens the abyss of God's mercy to whomsoever she wills, when she wills, and as she wills; so that there is no sinner however great who is lost if Mary protects him.
St. Bonaventure

Hell is not the lot of any true client of Mary for whom she prays even once, and for whom she says to her Son that she wishes him to be saved... It is sufficient that you desire our salvation, O Mary, and we cannot help but be saved.
St. Anselm

He who is devout to the Virgin Mother will certainly never be lost.
St. Ignatius of Antioch

Not one of those who love her can perish; not one of those who try to imitate her can fail to attain eternal salvation.
St. John Eudes

Not a single soul who has really persevered in her service has ever been damned.
St. Louis Marie de Montfort

No one who shall invoke this Mother of Grace with devotion and perseverance can possibly perish forever.
St. John Eudes

By Mary, God descended from Heaven into the world, so that by her men might ascend from earth into Heaven.
St. Fulgentius

O Mary, thou art the noblest, the most exalted and purest, the fairest, the holiest of all things created! I desire a greater and more tender love of thee, and this thou must obtain for me, because love of thee is a great sign of predestination, and a grace granted by God to those who shall be saved.
Pope Pius VII
I think you need to make it clear that you do not agree with idolatry to Mary. As the quotes need clarification as to why you are posting such and not all will have read your posts on other threads.
 
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