The Most Holy Name of Mary

 

By St. Alphonsus de Liguori

 

Richard of St. Laurence states “there is not such powerful help in any name, nor is thholy-name-maryere any other name given to men, after that of Jesus, from which so much salvation is poured forth upon men as from the name of Mary.” He continues, “that the devout invocation of this sweet and holy name leads to the acquisition of superabundant graces in this life, and a very high degree of glory in the next.”

 

After the most sacred name of Jesus, the name of Mary is so rich in every good thing, that on earth and in heaven there is no other from which devout souls receive so much grace, hope, and sweetness.

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