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Mary in the News: May 10, 2021

By Michael Duricy

Marian Library and International Marian Research Institute Features


Marian Studies

The International Marian Research Institute (IMRI) is in the process of transitioning to its new home in the College of Arts and Sciences.  The Department of Religious Studies is developing Marian course offerings in connection with IMRI's transition, and plans to offer certificates at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Plans are still being formulated for offerings in the 2021-2022 year.

For more Information, contact Dr. Jana Bennett, Chair of Religious Studies

Mary in Media: Books, Films, Music, etc.

New Online Marian Course (University of Dayton) April 30, 2021

The Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation (VLCFF) at the University of Dayton (U.D.) will offer a new online course, Images of Mary, starting May 16, 2021.  The goal of this three-week e-seminar is to present the basic concept of Mary as Mother of God as seen in art, and some global perspectives for enrichment, as well as a deeper appreciation of the role she plays within other cultures.

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Marian Events

Title: Annual Meeting of the Mariological Society of America (MSA)

Theme: Mary and the Word of God

Date: May 11-14, 2021

Location: Online

The Administrative Council for the MSA recently made the decision to move the 72nd annual meeting of the MSA to an online platform due to the uncertainty of the Covid-19 situation.  

Meeting Schedule

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Mary in the Catholic Press

Bicentennial Marian Pilgrimage [Archdiocese of Cincinnati] April 17, 2021

The Bicentennial of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is this year.  Be a part of the longest Marian Procession in the United States.  

The pilgrimage begins Sunday, May 16, 2021 with a Mass at the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Russells Point in the Northern area of the  Archdiocese.           

From there, a small group of pilgrims will begin this historic pilgrimage with a special statue of Our Lady of Fatima, blessed by Archbishop Schnurr for this occasion.

The pilgrimage will last for thirty-three days, making stops at parishes in every deanery of the Archdiocese, and will be highlighted by four cornerstone family events.

The pilgrimage will end at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains on the day of the bicentennial, Saturday, June 19, 2021.  On that day, the Archbishop will re-consecrate the Archdiocese to Jesus through Mary during a special Mass commemorating the bicentennial.

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Mary in the Secular Press

The director and editors of All About Mary under the auspices of the International Marian Research Institute do not necessarily endorse or agree with the events and ideas expressed in this feature.  Our sole purpose is to report on items about Mary gleaned from a myriad of papers representing the secular press.

FATIMA now playing exclusively at AMC Theatres (Carmel Communications) May 7, 2021

In 1917, outside the parish of Fátima, Portugal, a ten-year-old girl, and her two younger cousins, witness multiple visitations of the Virgin Mary, who tells them that only prayer and suffering will bring an end to World War I.

As secularist government officials and Church leaders try to force the children to recant their story, word of the sighting spreads across the country, inspiring religious pilgrims to flock to the site in hopes of witnessing a miracle.  What they experience will transform their quiet lives and bring the attention of a world yearning for peace.  Based on real-life events and starring Joaquim de Almeida (Queen of the South), Goran Višnjić (​Beginners), Stephanie Gil (​Terminator: Dark Fate)​ and Lúcia Moniz (​Love, Actually​), with Sônia Braga (​Aquarius​) and Harvey Keitel (​The Piano, The Irishman)​, ​Fatima​ is an uplifting story about the power of faith and has inspired millions of Catholics worldwide.

Get Tickets [Special $5 Fan Fave ticket price only for FATIMA!]

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