Providing Education, Conversation and Outreach

The International Marian Research Institute offers variety of services to the University of Dayton, our region and the world to fulfill our mission of making Mary, the Mother of Christ better known, loved and served.  


Undergraduate Marian religious studies class

Educational Program

A Certificate in Marian Studies is offered for graduate-level students preparing for service in Catholic ministry or those simply wanting to grow in their knowledge of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Also of interest may be the Marian concentration in the University of Dayton's master's degree program in Theological Studies.

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.

detail of the painting "Our Lady of Dayton"

All About Mary

All About Mary is an information-packed encyclopedic tool that provides resources on a variety of topics associated with Blessed Virgin Mary. It has been designed for everyone from the theologian to those simply exploring.


Immaculate Conception statue at the University of Dayton

Weekly Blog Posts

Stay up-to-date and informed with "Mary in the News" and "Weekly Marian Features" that can always be found on the International Marian Research Institute's home page and in the Marian Library's blog. Non-recurring posts by faculty and staff of the International Marian Research Institute can be found on the blog as well.

Art Exhibits

The International Marian Research Institute partners with the Marian Library to bring Installations of Marian art from visiting artists as well as from the Marian Libraries' robust collection to the Marian Library gallery. The gallery is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Before visiting, refer to the Marian Library's calendar for any special opening or closings. And view the gallery schedule for current and upcoming exhibits.


Mike Duricy and Neomi DeAnda during a Radio Maria broadcast

Radio Maria

The popular segment Marian Studies and Spirituality broadcasts live from the Marian Library every Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

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Publications

Publications of faculty, staff and students of the International Marian Research Institute – including Marian Library Studies.

Statue of Mary in prayer from University of Dayton campus

Prayer Corner

We provide the monthly prayer intentions of the institute and of Pope Francis, as well as facilitate a prayer circle and online prayer submissions.

 

Contact Us

International Marian Research Institute

300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1390

937-229-4214