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St. Louis de Montfort

Mary is so full of love that no one who asks for her intercession is rejected.

St. Louis de Montfort (1673–1716) was an incredibly influential writer and preacher during his lifetime. In addition to hundreds of hymns, he wrote five books that have since become Catholic classics. The most popular are The Secret of Mary, The Secret of the Rosary, and True Devotion to Mary, which had a remarkable impact on the Church and St. John Paul II’s spiritual life. Pope Pius XI considered True Devotion the best form of Marian consecration (devoting yourself to Mary to grow closer to Jesus), and Pope Pius XII referred to St. Louis as the guide who will lead you to Jesus by leading you to Mary. Catholics everywhere continue to come closer to Mary by following the works and example of St. Louis de Montfort.