Extracts from the 'Glories of Mary' [Of St. A.M. de' Liguori] Compared with Holy Scripture

Extracts from the 'Glories of Mary' [Of St. A.M. de' Liguori] Compared with Holy Scripture

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...The glorious St. Cajetan used to say that we may seek for graces, but shall never find them without the intercession of Mary. This is confirmed by St. Antoninus, who thus beautifully expresses himself: 'Whoever asks and expects to obtain graces without the intercession of Mary, endeavours to fly without wings' for, as Matt. vii. 11. f John xiv, 13,14. J Phil. iv. 6. 1 John v. 14, 15. Pharaoh said to Joseph, 'the land of Egypt is in thy hands, ' and addressed all who came to him for food to Joseph: 'Go to Joseph'; so does God send us to Mary when we seek for grace: 'Go to Mary, ' for 'he has decreed, ' says St. Bernard, 'that he will grant us no graces otherwise than by the hands of Mary.' 'And thus, ' says Richard of St. Lawrence, ' our salvation is in the hands of Mary, so that we Christians may with much greater reason say of her than the Egyptians of Joseph, 'Our salvation is in thy hands.' The venerable Raymond Jordano repeats the same thing, ' Our salvation is in her hands.' Cassian speaks in still stronger terms. He says absolutely that, 'the salvation of all depends on their being favoured and protected by Mary.' He who is protected by Mary will be saved; he who is not will be lost.' If these statements are true, then salvation by Mary is one of the fundamental doctrines of the Gospel, and the intercession of Mary must be classed along with the birth, death, and resurrection of the Lord Jesus, with His ascension into heaven, and the coming of the Holy Ghost, as one of the foundation stones on which the faith and hope of every Christian must be built. How is it then that, in order to prove this doctrine, Liguori must have recourse to Cajetan, Antoninus, Bernard, Richard of St. Lawrence, Raymond Jordano, and Cassian? Why can he...show more

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