If devotion to the Blessed Virgin is necessary for all men simply to work out their salvation, it is even more necessary for those who are called to a special perfection. I do not believe that anyone can acquire intimate union with our Lord and perfect fidelity to the Holy Spirit without a very close union with the most Blessed Virgin and an absolute dependence on her support.
de Montfort, St. Louis-Marie (2010-02-14). True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin (Kindle Locations 427-430). ESaintLibrary.com. Kindle Edition.