Before you go, understand even more of the Bible Timeline with Gayle Somer's new book, Whispers of Mary.

Would you like to pray through the places where the Blessed Mother is prefigured in Scripture?

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Through this guide to Marian Typology Catholics will:

  • Understand the stories of women who prefigure Mary
  • Connect to the women of the Bible and the Blessed Mother
  • Reflect on what each story tells them about their own life

“In these pages, Gayle Somers invites us to read the Old Testament in light of what God accomplished in and through the Blessed Virgin Mary. This is a great resource for individuals or study groups who want to approach Scripture with fresh eyes.

–Fr. Sebastian White, O.P.

Editor-in-Chief, Magnificat Magazine

The Lord is waiting to encounter you through the lives of the Old Testament women who prefigure his mother.

Whispers of Mary will transport readers into the sweeping story of salvation history and allow them to recognize within it not only Our Lady, not only her types in Scripture, but—marvelously!—even themselves.

–Claire Dwyer

Author of This Present Paradise: A Spiritual Journey with St Elizabeth of the Trinity and Co-founder of Write These

Whispers of Mary is filled with:

  • Stories of biblical women from each time period of The Bible Timeline® Learning System
  • Reflection questions at the end of every chapter to aid in deep contemplation
  • Journaling space to write down insights

“Whispers of Mary is an elegant and insightful read. Somers’ writing is utterly
engaging and reflects an infectious love of Scripture and of Our Lady

–Noelle Mering

Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and author of Awake, Not Woke
and the Theology of Home books series.

This new book is certain to transform your understanding of Marian typology throughout Scripture.


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