Mary, the Beloved

by Keith Berube

The Magisterium of the Catholic Church teaches that Marythe Mother of God, is a grace-filled, flesh and blood woman, who unsurpassingly loves each of us by name. Marythe Beloved, affirms that teaching, providing a theological and philosophical portraiture of our Heavenly Mother that plunges both heart and intellect deeply into her mystery. It’s not simply to teach doctrine that this book was written, but to introduce the reader to a real Lady who will fill their hearts.

Paperback $16.95 | Hardcover $27.95 | Kindle $9.99

INTERVIEWS

  • WCAT Radio interview with Bob Olson and Sebastian Mahfood:

  • Interview on Tumblar (note that Tumblar is selling the book at $3 more than it costs to purchase on Amazon)
  • EWTN with Jim and Joy

TESTIMONIALS

Mary, the Beloved by Keith Berube is a fresh look at our heavenly mother. How many Catholics do you meet who say they want to get closer to Mary but don’t know how? Often this is because what is given them to read has old-fashioned language that becomes a barrier to understanding. Or, they think too much of Mary as a plaster statue, stately and lovely but distant, and certainly not a mother who loves them in an individual way as most other mothers love their children. By contrast, Berube’s book is contemporary, but reliant on Scripture and tradition. He brings to bear on the subject of Mary not only Christian psychology, philosophy and theology but also a personal, charming literary style!  It is full of surprises!”  – Dr. Ronda Chervin, Professor Emerita of Philosophy, Holy Apostles College & Seminary, and author of Weeping with Jesus: The Journey from Grief to Hope

“Keith Berube has composed a remarkable, exegetical, philosophical and theological meditation on the meaning of Mary. His Mary, the Beloved lovingly traces Mary’s presence through the Old and New Testaments, dogma, doctrine and apparitions within a deep contextual appreciation of the nature of femininity and motherhood. This work takes the highest mystical and poetical exaltations of Our Lady and is able to transfer, without reduction, their crystalline wisdom into a rigorous reflection. What is never lost in this devotional exegesis is what Peguy knew to be true: that the only asylum is the hollow of Her hand as the garden where the soul finally opens up. And it is within this hollow that Berube elevates the mystery of the whispering of a secret between God and Mary so intimate, so historical, utterly loving, free and necessary to our salvation. Highly Recommended. – Caitlin Smith Gilson, PhD Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Holy Cross, New Orleans”

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Mr. Keith Berubè, author of Mary: The Rosary, the Relationship, and Dragonsholds holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville and has taken doctoral studies at Holy Apostles College and Seminary. His MA and doctoral studies focused on Mariology and he is currently writing his doctoral dissertation at the University of South Africa under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Slater and the co-direction of Fr. Peter Kucer, MSA, currently serving as the Interim Rector-President at Holy Apostles College and Seminary. His doctoral thesis concerns the eschatological reality of Mary and the intimate relationship God desires people to have with her. Mr. Berubè writes Marian articles for Homiletic and Pastoral Review, is featured in the upcoming 2019 edition of Fr. Donald Calloway’s Marian Journal Mater Misericordiae, has given various radio interviews, and has appeared on Mother Angelica’s EWTN. He teaches at Queen of Heaven Academy and resides with his wife and their five children in Columbus, Ohio.

See Keith’s recent article in Homiletic and Pastoral Review entitled “‘To Jesus through Mary’ is Not Enough” (October 2, 2018)

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