For the Preservation of the Deposit of the Faith

For the Kingdom of God to come!


The particular goal of the Order of the Magnificat of the Mother of God is the preservation of the Deposit of the Faith by religious teaching in all its forms. God has established it as “a rampart against the almost general apostasy” that has invaded Christianity and in particular the Roman Church.

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Our Lady of La Salette

A worker seduced by the Mother of God

For more than thirty years, a modest proletarian had won the confidence of his masters and the benevolence of the many workers in the factory of Messrs. Montgolfier, in the diocese of Viviers. The fear of his parents kept him in the error of Protestantism, although he felt inclined to openly recognize the Catholic Church as the true Church of Jesus Christ.

Finally, grace triumphed over his mind and heart. He went to one of his respectable mistresses, Madame Saint-Étienne Montgolfier, and said to her, “Here I am, frankly decided to become a Catholic.” This lady, as learned as she was prudent, after having testified to him the joy she felt in doing so, reminded him of some of the principal articles of the faith which the devil had made the Protestants reject; she told him, finally, that the Catholics honor the most Blessed Virgin Mother of Jesus Christ, that they pray to Her, that they claim Her protection from God. “Ah, yes, Madame,” he replied with an accent of conviction that is difficult to convey, “the Protestants have the misfortune not to treat the Blessed Virgin as they should; but I honor Her, and for a year I have had great confidence in Her. I had always heard that Mary was the Refuge of the unfortunate, the Comforter of the afflicted. I began to pray to Her, with all the ardor of which I was capable, so that She would obtain for me the healing of my eyes, which for a long time had caused me much suffering, and which nothing had been able to relieve; I was soon completely healed, and since then I invoke Her every day. I soon became completely cured, and since then I have been invoking her every day. I have no trouble believing what you tell me about her. It is undoubtedly to Her that I owe the happiness of becoming a Catholic…”

We can well assure that any unbeliever who will heartily address a prayer to Mary will soon be converted.

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Sign of the Cross

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, and of the Mother of God. Amen.

Preparatory Prayer

O Jesus! We are going to walk with You on the road to Calvary which was so painful for You. Make us understand the greatness of Your sufferings, touch our hearts with tender compassion at the sight of Your torments, in order to increase in us the regret of our faults and the love we wish to have for You.
Deign to apply to all of us the infinite merits of Your Passion, and in memory of Your sorrows, show mercy to the souls in Purgatory, especially to those who are most abandoned.
O Divine Mary, who first taught us to make the Way of the Cross, obtain for us the grace to follow Jesus with the sentiments Your Heart was filled with as You accompanied Him on the road to Calvary. Grant that we may weep with You, and that we may love Your divine Son as You do. We ask this in the name of His adorable Heart. Amen.