“Love of the Blessed Virgin is not a complication nor an aside in Christianity, for, as doctrine and experience prove, Mary naturally turns us toward Jesus, and by Him toward the Father, in the Holy Spirit.”
-Bishop Louis Joseph Kerkhofs
How have I seen this to be true in the lives of the saints? To what extent has this been true in my own life?
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The division of spiritual progress according to the three ways,…become apparent when it is explained by analogy with the periods of our physical life, and also–a point which is often forgotten–by comparison with the stages in the spiritual development of the Apostles.