Ave Explores Series | Mary Series

We’re so excited that you’ve joined us and we hope the articles, videos, and podcasts we provide during the next four weeks blesses, inspires, and ultimately helps you grow in relationship with the Blessed Mother.


Podcast with Meg Hunter-Kilmer

Katie and Meg Hunter-Kilmer talk about everything from how to trust in God’s providence, how Mary is an example of what radical trust in God can, and does, look like, to what it’s like to travel all the time (especially when living out of your car).


Hail, Queen of Peace

Katie Prejean McGrady shares that the goal of Ave Explores is to challenge you to welcome Mary into your life more deeply and to see how the Blessed Mother is a model of living our faith in an honest, real, personal, and relevant way every day.

Why Mary Matters

Learn why Mary is important for all Christians with this article from Sonja Corbitt, who unpacks how Mary is both a model of prayer and the heartbeat of the whole Church.

Mary in the Life of the Church

Fr. Rafael Capó, Director of the US Bishops Southeast Office and Pastoral Institute for Hispanic Ministry, explores the role Mary plays in the life of the Church and answers the question “How is Mary the mother of our Church?” 



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Books to Consider
Virgin, Mother, Queen
My Queen, My Mother
A Heart Like Mary’s
Our Lady of Charity
The Reed of God