The Best Books for Greater Devotion to Mary

Maureen Dillon

The Best Books for Greater Devotion to Mary

May is traditionally celebrated as a month dedicated to Our Lady. Here are 5 great books to help you develope a deeper relationship with your Holy Mother.


True Devotion to Mary by St. Louis de Montfort

This is a classic guide to Marian devotion written by St. Louis de Montfort. It will bless readers at any point in their journey to deeper relationship with Our Lady and with Christ through her. 

Praying the Angelus by Jared Dees

This work by Jared Dees expands our common Marian praye from the Rosary and other beloved prayers to Our Lady to include the Angelus. Dees outlines the great value of incorporating the Angelus into your daily prayer life. He also includes meditations on the words of this beautiful prayer of the Incarnation. 

A Rosary Litany by Fr. Edward Looney

In this book, Fr. Looney resurfaces a long-standing approach to praying the beloved Rosary. This method was recommended by St. Louis de Montfort in his work The Secret of the Rosary and it has been recommended and practiced by many others including Pope John Paul II. It offers a new depth of devotion during the tradional Rosary. 

John Paul II's Book of Mary by Pope John Paul II 

This is a beautiful collection of Pope John Paul II's reflections and writings on Our Lady and the value of devotion to her. 

Walking with Mary by Edward Sri

This work by Edward Sri carries readers on a journey with Our Lady from the birth of Christ to his Crucifixion. It is a beautiful and deep glimpse into the life and experience of Mary.