Home / Spirituality and formation

 WHO ARE YOU, 
 MARY? 
             TO FOLLOW AND IMITATE 
 MARY 
             PRAYERS               M.I. PRAYER 
 INTENTIONS 



"Who are you, O Lady?
Who are you, O Immaculata?
I am unable to delve into what it means to be a "creature of God".
Even understanding what it means to be an "adoptive son of God" already surpasses my strength.
But you, Immaculata, who are you?
You are not only creature, you are not only adopted daughter, but also the Mother of God, and you are not only adopted Mother, but true Mother of God."
(KW 1305)

After recalling two witnesses of this spirituality-St. Louis Marie Grignion de Montfort and St. Alfonso Maria dé Liguori-Pope St. John Paul II pointed out that "even today there have to be new demonstrations of this spirituality and devotion."
Along with St. Maximilian Kolbe, currently there are many authors from various cultural areas who, going beyond categories such as "Marian piety" or "Marian devotion," speak explicitly of "Marian spirituality."

Marian spirituality does not concern only the doctrinal aspect of devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, but it extends also to the existential experience of the faithful. Mary assumes the charismatic role of guiding to the saving communion with her Son, in the Church's sacramental communion and mediation. It is an experience of configuration to Christ according to Mary's example and with her help. She is in fact the one who first lived this faith itinerary and who, as a Mother, helps the children of the Church to become conformed to her divine Son.