“Behold your Mother” John 19:27


Bio-reference for Dr. Mark I. Miravalle, S.T.D.

Dr. Mark Miravalle, husband, permanent deacon, and father of eight, earned his Sacred Theological Doctorate at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome. He has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville since 1986, and serves as president of the international Catholic movement, Vox Populi Mariae Mediatrici (Voice of the People for Mary Mediatrix).

Well known throughout the world for his lectures on Mariology, Dr. Miravalle has addressed several episcopal conferences, including those of South India, Nigeria, Venezuela, and Costa Rica. He has also assisted bishops with preliminary investigations into reported apparitions. Dr. Miravalle has spoken at numerous international conferences and has appeared on EWTN, National Public Radio, BBC, and Fox News. He produces the weekly radio show, Mother of All Peoples; a weekly webcast show, MaryNow; a weekly contributor to Relevant Radio; is editor of the Mother of All Peoples weekly Marian e-Magazine, and is Director of the International Marian Association.

Dr. Miravalle is the author and editor of over 20 books in Mariology and Spiritual Theology, including his most recent works, Meet Your Mother: An Introduction to Mary; Meet Your Spiritual Father: An Introduction to St. Joseph; Time to Meet the Angels, and Jesus In You: The Indwelling Trinity in the Souls of the Just.



Mark I. Miravalle, S.T.D.

I. Degree:

1. Bachelor of Arts in Theology, University of San Francisco.
2. Graduate, St. Ignatius Institute Catholic Great Books Program, University of San Francisco.
3. Sacred Theological License, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) in Rome.
4. Sacred Theological Doctorate, Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) in Rome.

II. Publications:

1. New Catholic Encyclopedia, entry “Medjugorje,” 1989.
2. Contributor, National Catholic Register.
3. Contributor, Inside the Vatican.
4. Book: The Message of Medjugorje: The Marian Message to the Modern World, University Press of America, 1985.
5. Book: Heart of the Message of Medjugorje, Franciscan University Press, 1988.
6. Book: Medjugorje and the Family, Helping Families to Live the Message, Franciscan University Press, 1991.
7. Book: Mary: Co-redemptrix, Mediatrix, Advocate, Queenship Publishing, 1993.
8. Book: Mary Co-redemptrix, Mediatrix, Advocate: Theological Foundations, Queenship Publishing, 1995.
9. Book: Mary Co-redemptrix, Mediatrix, Advocate: Theological Foundations II, Queenship Publishing, 1997.
10. Book: The Dogma and the Triumph, Queenship Publishing, 1998.
11. Book: Contemporary Insights on a Fifth Marian Dogma: Mary Coredemptrix, Mediatrix, Advocate, Theological Foundations III, Queenship Publishing, 2000.
12. Book: Mary Co-redemptrix: Doctrinal Issues Today, Queenship Publishing, 2002.
13. Book: Present Ecclesial Status of Devotion St Philomena, Queenship Publishing, 2002.
14. Book: In Continued Dialogue with the Czestochowa Commission, Queen Publishing, 2002.
15. Book: “With Jesus”: The Story of Mary Co-redemptrix, Queenship Publishing, 2003.
16. Book: Introduction to Mary: The Heart of Marian Doctrine and Devotion, Queenship Publishing, 2006.
17. Book: Private Revelation: Discerning with the Church, Queenship Publishing, 2007.
18. Book: The Seven Sorrows of China, Queenship Publishing, 2007.
19. Book: Meet Mary: Getting to Know the Mother of God, Sophia Institute Press, 2008.
20. Anthology Editor, Mariology: A Guide for Priests, Deacons, Seminarians, and Consecrated Persons, Queenship Publishing, 2008.



III. International Lecturer in Mariology and Marian Apparitions:

1. Mariological Lectures in The Philippines, Bolivia, India, Nigeria, Ireland, Mexico, Italy, Austria, United States.
2. Mariological Presentation, Episcopal Conference, South India.
3. Mariological Presentation, Episcopal Conference, Nigeria.
4. Mariological Presentation, Episcopal Conference, Venezuela.
5. Mariological Presentation, Episcopal Conference, Costa Rica.
6.Mariological Presentation, one week study given at the Mariological Institute, Ibadan,

IV. President, International Catholic Movement Vox Populi Mariae Mediatrici (Voice of the People
For Mary Mediatrix)

1. Cover story for Newsweek, August 1997.
2. New York Times article, December 2000.



V. Television and Radio Shows

1. Numerous ‘Mother Angelica Live Shows’.
2. Series Johnette Benkovich.
3. Mariological series at Apostolate of Family Consecration.
4. ‘Behold Your Mother’ Radio Show, WEWN Mother Angelica Radio Network.
5. National Family Catholic Radio, weekly show on the Blessed Virgin Mary.
6. Interview CNN Latin America.
7. Interview BBC England.
8. Interview BBC Washington D.C.
9. Interview Fox News.
10. Television show “Franciscan Focus.”

VI. Present Occupation:


Full Professor of Theology, Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Area of specialization: Mariology and Spiritual Theology.
Awards: Columbia Devlin Award, Teacher of the Year, Franciscan University of Steubenville: 1987, 1993, 1997, and 1998.
Professional Memberships: Mariological Society of America; Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary, U.S.A.

VII. Most importantly: Husband to Beth Miravalle, father to eight children: John-Mark, Michael, Sister Maria, Mariana, Joseph, Annaleah, Mary-Bernadette and Philumena.