(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2017
April 27, 2017
Dear Family of Mary!
“Dear children! Love, pray and witness my presence to all those who are far away. By your witness and example, you can draw closer the hearts that are far from God and His grace. I am with you and intercede for each of you so that, with love and resoluteness, you may witness and encourage all those who are far from my Immaculate Heart. Thank you for having responded to my call.” (April 25, 2017)
This message is reminding me very much of the teachings of St. Louis de Montfort, in True Devotion to Mary. Our Lady is very concerned for her children who are far away from her and from her Son. She is giving us a mission. It is a mission for these days. She wants us to draw to her all those who are far away from her Immaculate Heart. She has been sent in these latter days to save the souls who are lost. The Father has sent her and she is now sending us. She needs us to live our deep devotion to her, our deep relationship with her, so that others will be moved to find her.
Here is a description that St. Louis wrote of the apostles of Our Lady in these latter days:
Devotion to Mary is especially necessary in the latter times.
Finally, God in these times wishes his Blessed Mother to be more known, loved and honored than she has ever been. This will certainly come about if the elect, by the grace and light of the Holy Spirit, adopt the interior and perfect practice of the devotion which I shall later unfold. Then they will clearly see that beautiful Star of the Sea, as much as faith allows. Under her guidance they will perceive the splendors of this Queen and will consecrate themselves entirely to her service as subjects and slaves of love. They will experience her motherly kindness and affection for her children. They will love her tenderly and will appreciate how full of compassion she is and how much they stand in need of her help. In all circumstances they will have recourse to her as their advocate and mediatrix with Jesus Christ. They will see clearly that she is the safest, easiest, shortest and most perfect way of approaching Jesus and will surrender themselves to her, body and soul, without reserve in order to belong entirely to Jesus. (n.55 of True Devotion to Mary by St. Louise de Montfort)
St. Louis was describing us! We are her children, who love her tenderly and appreciate how full of compassion she is and how much we need her help!! We are those who have recourse to her in every circumstance! We are those who understand how much we need her. And we see how she leads us directly to her Son.
May we draw many souls to Mary, many, many souls!! Amen, may it be so!
In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
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