The biblical texts reported in this book have been taken from The NRSV (New Revised Standard Version) Bible: Catholic Edition. Makati City: St Pauls, 2006.
The Montfortian texts have been taken from God Alone: The Collected Writings of Saint Louis-Marie de Montfort, Bay Shore, New York: Montfort Publications, 1987.
The following abbreviations refer to the writings of Montfort quoted in this manual.
LEW = The Love of Eternal Wisdom
SM = The Secret of Mary
TD = True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin
MR = Methods for Saying the Rosary
PM = Prayer for Missionaries
The following abbreviations refer to the documents of the Church quoted in this manual.
MC = Marialis Cultus (Pope Paul VI)
RM = Redemptoris Mater (Pope John Paul II)
LS = Laudato Sì (Pope Francis)
LG = Lumen Gentium (Vatican Council II)
Note that, throughout this exposition, the alternative name for “St. Louis-Marie de Montfort” is the single word “Montfort”, as he himself, out of humility, wanted to be called by the people of his time.