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“This maternity of Mary in the order of grace began with the consent which she gave in faith at the Annunciation and which she sustained without wavering beneath the cross.  This maternity will last without interruption until the eternal fulfillment of all the elect.  For, taken up to heaven, she did not lay aside this saving role, but by her manifold acts of intercession continues to win for us gifts of eternal salvation.  Let the entire body of the faithful pour forth persevering prayer to the Mother of God and the Mother of Man.”