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Experiential Learning May 02, 2022
A Garden for La Virgen de Guadalupe

A Marian Library collection prompts library intern Yamilet Perez Aragon ’23 to ponder the Blessed Mother's presence in artwork, plants, an urban farm and her faraway family.

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Faith/Mission April 14, 2022
Somber Artwork of the Passion

Original paintings in the Marian Library by Ukrainian artist Roman Turovsky portray the Passion of Christ through the lens of hardship, flight, atrocity and upheaval.

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Faith/Mission April 10, 2022
Pysanky for Peace

Preparing for Holy Week and Easter may include decorating eggs — including the Ukrainian pysanky tradition.

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Fine and Performing Arts April 07, 2022
‘A Vision of Art and Faith’

This exhibit in the Marian Library features the Art Nouveau illustrations by early 20th-century Italian artist Ezio Anichini including his Litany of Loreto series.

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Libraries April 04, 2022
Stone, Paint, and Wood: Survival Amid Destruction

Church architecture provides safe haven and embodies the cultural heritages of Ukraine; it also can fall prey to wartime aggression.

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Libraries March 27, 2022
Pride, Devotion, Persistence

In 1981, a Marian Library cataloger reached out to Ukrainian parishes and organizations across the United States to build a collection demonstrating Ukraine's devotion to the Blessed Mother.

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Libraries March 24, 2022
First Fellows: Summer in the Marian Library

Two researchers receive fellowships for summer residencies in the Marian Library, which is internationally recognized as a center for scholarship on the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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Faith/Mission March 20, 2022
Legends of Our Lady of Pochaiv

Explore the fascinating history of the first known Marian apparition in Ukraine and a miraculous icon affiliated with a wartime victory.

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Faith/Mission March 13, 2022
Freedom, Protection, Resistance
Icons of Mary hold significance in Ukraine and other countries; one, known as the "Impenetrable Wall," depicts the Blessed Mother as intercessor and protectress.
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Fine and Performing Arts March 06, 2022
Many Faces of the Ukrainian Madonna

The Marian Library shares paintings by the late Ukrainian artist Maria Harasowska-Daczyszyn, who frequently depicted the Virgin Mary and the Christ child in traditional Ukrainian attire.

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