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Dr. Mark Miravalle

Video – 15 – The Immaculate Conception in Scripture and Tradition – Mariology for Everyone

Monday, August 31st, 2015

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Mariology for Everyone #15 ( 26min) Play – In this episode Dr. Mark Miravalle covers the Immaculate Conception as it appears in scripture and tradition.

– Scripture
– – Gen 3:15 – Enmity between the seed of ‘the woman’ and that of Satan
– – – cannot refer to Eve who cooperated with serpent
– – – She or He will crush the serpent’s head
– – – Connection between Immaculate Conception and Coredemption
– – Luke 1:28 – “full of grace”
– – – Kolbe – this is her very name
– Tradition – Three stages
– – 1. First four Centuries, implicit belief
– – – New Eve before the fall, without sin,
– – – Ambrose, Ephraim “Immune from all Sin”,
– – 2. 5th 11th Century
– – – Severus calls her “pure from all taint, Immaculate”
– – – Sophronius – “pre-purified”
– – – St. Andrew of Crete – “entirely Immaculate Virgin”
– – – St. Theognostos – “conceived by a sanctifying action”.
– – 3. 11th to 1854
– – – Controversies in the West, covered next episode
– Magestrium
– – 15th Century Papal approval of the Immaculate Conception feast day.
– – Subsequent Popes Build on it until dogmatic proclamation Pius IX, 1854

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
– the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
– Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

Also on:

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Ave Maria!

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Video – 14 – Immaculate Conception – Mariology for Everyone

Saturday, August 29th, 2015
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Mariology for Everyone #14 ( 23min) Play – The Third Marian dogma to be declared is the Immaculate Conception which is one of the more controversial Dogmas in regard to the process by which is came to be accepted.

– 1854 declared a dogma by Pope Pius IX
– The nature of Conception
– Transmission of original sin
– What gifts did Adam and Eve have, Natural and Preternatural and Supernatural
– What was lost during the fall, Preternatural and Supernatural
– What is gained by sacramental grace from redemption
– How all this applies to Mary and her Immaculate Conception
– Role of free will and temptation
– Relation to her Assumption
– How the Immaculate Conception is a preservative redemption
– Sanctity of Joseph

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
– the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
– Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

Ave Maria!

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Video – 13 – Threefold Virginity, Part 2 – Mariology for Everyone

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Mariology for Everyone #13 ( 24min) Play – The second Marian dogma to be declared is that Mary is a perpetual Virgin. This virginity is threefold before, during and after the birth of Jesus her Son. In this last of two parts on this subject Dr. Miravalle covers How she is a perpetual virgin even after the birth of Jesus. This includes:

– Perpetual virginity and vows were rare but not unheard of
– Consistently taught by Fathers of the Church and by later mystics
– Mentioned in Liturgy in medieval times
– Exemplar of all Virginity
– How it safeguards the Incarnation
– Objections and Answers
– – Biblical – Virgin until Jesus was born
– – Biblical – “Brothers of the Lord”
– – Marriage to Joseph would not be Valid

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
– the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
– Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

Ave Maria!

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Video – 12 – Theefold Virginity, Part1 – Mariology for Everyone

Monday, August 24th, 2015
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Mariology for Everyone #12 ( 21min) Play – The second Marian dogma to be declared by the Church is that Mary is a perpetual Virgin. This virginity is threefold before, during and after the birth of Jesus her Son. In this first of two parts on this subject Dr. Miravalle covers:

– Proclamations
– – Pope Martin I 649 Lateran  Council
– – II Constantinople Ecumenical Council
– Virginity is not negative, giving gift to God
– Mary does this perfectly and at same time is Mother of God
– Before Birth
– – Miraculous conception of Jesus, Annunciation
– – Sources
– – – Apostles Creed
– – – Isiah 7:14 – A virgin shall conceive and bear a son
– – – Luke 1:26-38 – I know not man
– – – Permanent condition, vow of virginity
– – – Unanimous among Fathers of the Church
– During the Birth
– – Left womb without opening
– – Physical virginity perceived
– – Fathers refer to “A virgin will bear”
– – Reflection of Jesus leaving the seal of death, resurrection
– – References of recent popes

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
– the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
– Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

Ave Maria!

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Video – 11 – Mother of God – Mariology for Everyone

Friday, August 21st, 2015
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Mariology for Everyone #11 ( 18min) Play – In this session of Dr. Mark Miravalle’s complete Marialogical course he covers the first dogma of Mary proclaimed by the Church, Mary is the Mother of God, Theotokos in Greek,  and how this clarified and upheld the teachings on Christ.

– When dogma was proclaimed
– Nestorian Heresy at same time
– – Denied that Jesus is truly God
– – Relation to Mary as Mother of God
– – Nestorius’s refusal to call Mary Mother of God
– In scripture
– – Luk 1:31 Gabriel to Mary: Child to be called Son of God
– – Gal 4:4 Born of a woman
– Tradition
– – Apostles’ Creed
– – Hipolytus, Irenaeaus, Cyprian
– Magisterium Ephesus 431
– How can she be Mother of God?
– – Mary is Mother of Jesus who is God
– – But not of God the Father nor Holy Spirit
– – Definition of Motherhood, give a like nature to her child
– – – Not divine personhood or nature
– – – Mary gives human nature
– – – But human nature is hypostatically united to Divine Person
– – – Jesus has twofold sonship but is only on Person
– – – Therefore She is Mother of God and Nestorius is incorrect

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
– the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
– Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

Ave Maria!

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Video – 10 – Dogma, Doctrine, Discipline – Mariology for Everyone

Monday, August 17th, 2015
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Mariology for Everyone #10 ( 16min) Play – In this session of Dr. Mark Miravalle’s complete Marialogical course he explains the definitions and distinctions between Dogma, Doctrine, and Discipline (the three D’s) and how this pertains to Mary:

– Dogma
– – What is a dogma?
– – solemnly defined and binding in the highest manner
– – by the extraordinary Magisterium
– – How it comes about, Ecumenical Councils and Papal Proclamations
– Doctrine
– – What is a Doctrine?
– – Teaching pertaining to truth by the ordinary Magisterium
– – How doctrines are binding
– – Doctrines can develop but not change to something else.
– Discipline
– – Practical dictate relating to a doctrine
– – Discipline can change
– – But we are bound to it
– Applied to Mary, 4 Dogmas:
– – Mother of God
– – Perpetual Virgin
– – Immaculate Conception
– – Assumed into Heaven
– – Fifth doctrine
– – – Mary as Our Spiritual Mother

Dr. Mark Miravalle

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
– the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
– Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

Ave Maria!

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Video – 9 – Devotion to Mary, Hyperdulia – Mariology for Everyone

Friday, August 14th, 2015
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Mariology for Everyone #9 ( 20min) Play – In this session of Dr. Mark Miravalle’s complete Marialogical course he addresses the question of whether Catholics worship Mary.  He does this by:

– Relating devotion to justice, according to St. Thomas Aquinas
– Making a distinction between Latria, Dulia and Hyperdulia
– – Latria for God alone
– – Dulia acknowledging the excellence of a creature, saints
– The nature of worship and many confusing senses of word
– Different senses of the word Cult
– Dulia is in between Latria and Dulia
– – Different from Latria in kind not degree
– – Reasons Mary deserves a higher Dulia, Her prerogatives
– – – Mother of God
– – – Immaculate Conception
– Devotion to Saints goes beyond them to God the creator of them.

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
– the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
– Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

Ave Maria!

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Video – Mary, Mother of the Unborn – MNOW 6

Saturday, August 8th, 2015
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Mary Now #6 ( 08min) Play – Dr. Mark Miravalle asks us to invoke Our Lady, Mother of the Unborn, in prayer to end abortion the evil of which has been made even more clear with the recent shocking videos of Planned Parenthood.

Ave Maria!

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Video – Consecrate Yourself to the Two Hearts – MNOW 5

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
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Mary Now #5 ( 05min) Play – Dr. Mark Miravalle, based on the writings of St. John Eudes, recommends consecrating ourselves to the hearts of Jesus and Mary.

Ave Maria!

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Video – Pray with Mary for Marriage – MNOW 4

Friday, July 3rd, 2015
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Mary Now #4 ( 08min) Play – Dr. Mark Miravalle gives his Marian perspective on the recent Supreme Court decision regarding same sex marriage, calling for a prayerful response.

Ave Maria!

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Video – 8 – Mary in the Early Church – Mariology for Everyone

Monday, June 29th, 2015
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Mariology for Everyone #8 ( 26min) Play – In this session of Dr. Mark Miravalle’s complete Marialogical course he debunks the idea that devotion to Mary is a mere invention of the medieval Church by outlining the beginnings of the Marian devotion in the first few centuries of Christianity as follows:

– Images of Mary in the Catacombs by the earliest Christians
– Intercessory prayers to other saints
– Theology of early fathers of the Church 2nd Cent.,
– – Mary as New Eve
– – – Mary as secondary cause of salvation behind Jesus
– – – Purity of Mary, Immaculate
– – – St. Jerome “Death from Eve, life from Mary”
– – – Mother of in order of Grace
– Prayer to Mary
– – during early persecutions
– – Sub Tuum early prayer to Mary
– – Distinction between prayer to Mary and adoration of her
– 431 AD Ephesus – Mary declared Mother of God
– Churches named after Mary

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
– the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
– Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

Ave Maria!

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Video – 7 – Gospel of John and New Testament – Mariology for Everyone

Sunday, June 28th, 2015
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Mariology for Everyone #7 ( 25min) Play – Ave Maria!

Dr. Miravalle gives a quick survey of the Biblical references to Mary in the New Testament from the Gospel of John to the Book of Revelation, including:
– Wedding Feast of Cana – John 2:1-12
– – Jesus does what Mary asks
– – Link to the start of his public ministry
– John 19:26 – Woman Behold your Son
– – Mary is given to humanity as mother
– Acts 2:41 – Pentecost
– – Mary’s role, second time he descends to her,
– – Spouse of the Holy Spirit
– Galatians 4:4 – St. Paul – Jesus born of a woman
– Rev 11:19-12:17 – Woman clothed with sun
– – Mary Mediatrix
– – Arc of the Covenant
– – Woman is Mary and Church, Mary Mother of Church
– – Battle in heaven centering on Our Lady
– Rev 22:17 – Bride comes to the Wedding Feast in Heaven

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
-the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
-Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

It is time for Christians, those who believe and entrust their lives to Jesus Christ, to have a better knowledge, a better love as well as to allow himself/herself to be loved by the Mother of Jesus, who is also his/her Mother as was given to us by Jesus (Jn 19.26).
Thanks to the generosity and the great love Dr. Miravalle has been tirelessly shown to our Blessed Virgin Mother, the theology of Mary as should be properly taught are now available to us.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

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Video – 6 – Infancy Narrative, St. Matthew – Mariology for Everyone

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

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Mariology for Everyone #6 ( 17min) Play – Dr. Miravalle gives a quick survey of the Biblical references to Mary and the infancy of Jesus in the first few Chapters of the Gospel of Matthew, including:
– Betrothal to Joseph
– Visitation of Mary to St. Elizabeth
– Unexplained pregnancy of Mary
– The options presented to Joseph in response
– Clarification by the angel
– Joseph as the “just man”
– Joseph, Icon of God the Father
– Joseph, true virginal father of Jesus
– Adoration of the Magi, precursor to Eucharistic Adoration
– Flight into Egypt
– Sorrows of Mary
– Angel calls them back through Joseph
– Family as Domestic Church
– Joseph Father and protector of the Church
– – Greatest saint after Mary
– – Practical man like OT Joseph. Go to him.

Ave Maria!

This series is a complete 50 part introductory course on Mary presented by Dr. Miravalle, a theology professor specializing in Mariology, who has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville for over 25 years. General topics are as follows:

– Mary as revealed in the Sacred Scriptures, taught and explained by the Church Fathers, the Saints, and the Church’s documents
-the proper ways to show childlike love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of Jesus;
-Church’s official teaching on Marian apparitions over the centuries.

It is time for Christians, those who believe and entrust their lives to Jesus Christ, to have a better knowledge, a better love as well as to allow himself/herself to be loved by the Mother of Jesus, who is also his/her Mother as was given to us by Jesus (Jn 19.26).
Thanks to the generosity and the great love Dr. Miravalle has been tirelessly shown to our Blessed Virgin Mother, the theology of Mary as should be properly taught are now available to us.

Also on:

http://www.mariantimes.com/category/mariology-for-everyone/

https://vimeo.com/user9740938

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Video – Mary and World Peace – MNOW 3

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

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Mary Now #3 ( 07min) Play – Dr. Mark Miravalle on how Cardinal Mercier led a petition among the faithful to have Pope Benedict XV declare Mary as Coredeemer, Mediatrix, and Advocate.

Ave Maria!

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Video – Live Fatima Now – MNOW 2

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

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Mary Now #2 ( 04min) Play – Dr. Mark Miravalle and Fatima and how we must live the message of Fatima, Now!

Ave Maria!

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