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Mary in the News: Nov. 12, 2018

Read recent items about Mary in both Catholic and secular news. Also, see International Marian Research Institute news and updates.


Weekly Marian Features: Nov. 12, 2018

Taking a look at the Jewish identity of Mary, columns as Marian symbols and more


Online Resources from the University of Dayton’s Hidden Gem

Reminding the UD community of the wealth of Marian Library resources available to them online, and introducing new students to our incredible collections!

Undergraduate Marian religious studies class

Educational Program

Learn more about our certificate program and the Marian concentration in the University of Dayton's master's degree program in Theological Studies.

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All About Mary

An online encyclopedia dedicated to information on Mary, the Mother of Jesus Christ. Various languages are represented.

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Art & Exhibits

Discover the art of the Marian Library. Find information on the current exhibit, loan of art and more.

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Statue of Mary in prayer from University of Dayton campus

Prayer Corner

The opportunity to submit a prayer request, join our extended prayer circle and pray for the intentions of the Holy Father and the International Marian Research Institute.

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Fr. Tom Thompson lecturing during a Marian Forum

Marian Forum

Research-oriented. Thematic. Ongoing. Online. The purpose of this free forum is to take stock of where Mariology stands today.

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Mike Duricy and Neomi DeAnda during a Radio Maria broadcast

Radio Maria

The hour long segment of Radio Maria titled "Marian Studies and Spirituality," broadcasts live from the Marian Library every Thursday from 2-3 p.m. Eastern Time.

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The Marian Library

The Marian Library is recognized both nationally and internationally as a center for scholarship on the Blessed Virgin Mary. It serves the research needs of faculty and students of the International Marian Research Institute, the broader University of Dayton community and visitors worldwide. It also documents the diverse expressions of popular devotion to Mary, and it provides public outreach through its exhibits, tours and reference services.

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Contact Us

International Marian Research Institute

300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1390