(THE PURIFICATION OF MARY)
ST SIMEON received a promise from God that he should not die until he had seen the Messias born. But this grace he only received through Mary, for it was in her arms that he found the Saviour. Hence, he who desires to find Jesus will not find him otherwise than by Mary.
From Thoughts from St Alphonsus for Every Day
Compiled by Rev. C. McNeiry, C.SS.R.
Imprimatur: Joseph Hull, C.SS.R., Prov. Angl. Sup.
Nihil Obstat: Innocentlus Apap, O.P., S.T.M., Censor Deptutatus.
Imprimatur: Edm. Can. Surmont, Vicarius Generalis.
Westmonasterii, Die 9a Junii, 1927.
First published 1927