Keeping Mary Close: Devotion to Our Lady Through the Ages


"I’ve read a lot of books about Mary. This is one of the best. Aquilina and Gruber provide a beautifully unique perspective of Our Lady through the lens of early Church history. It’s a fascinating journey through the mind of the Church into the heart of its Mother."

Matthew Leonard, executive director, St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology


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Devotion to Our Lady Through the Ages to Inspire You Today

If you’ve ever wondered what devotion to Mary is all about, you’ll treasure this one-of-a-kind, popular glimpse into the early Church’s life, doctrine, and devotion to Our Lady.

Through lively stories, teachings of the Church fathers, and evidence from ancient archaeology, the authors invite you to enter the fascinating world of the early Christians, giving you an imaginative glimpse into how they demonstrated their love for Mary through their prayers, art, and daily life. Along the way, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of Mary’s role in your own life and that of the Church today.

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