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Wednesday, February 08 - Thursday, April 20
Rituals of Healing: Body, Mind, Spirit
In Person
Repeats weekly on Mon, Tue, Wed, and Fri, from 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: Roesch Library, Marian Library
Cost: Free

FEB. 8 – APRIL 20, 2023

Free and open to the public

Stuart and Mimi Rose Gallery (Roesch Library, first floor) 

University of Dayton first-year students in Professor Liz Hutter’s writing seminar curated this display of artifacts from the Marian Library collections. While practicing writing as a model of inquiry and discovery, students wrote narratives to explore what individuals or groups believe about religion, medical expertise, and healing of the body, mind and spirit.

Marian Library Gallery (Roesch Library, seventh floor)

Materials included in this section of the exhibit feature Mary’s roles in health, healing and rituals — including tarot cards, Catalan goigs and Schluckbildchen. Additional themes include the intersection of Catholic rituals with other faiths and spiritualities, as well as the history of Our Lady of Health across regions and centuries. Open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Exhibit Hours

To see the full exhibit, visit between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday from Feb. 8 through April 20, 2023 when the Marian Library is open to the public. To see only the student-curated display in the Rose Gallery, visit during Roesch Library hours

All areas of the exhibit will be closed on Friday, April 7, 2023.

Please check the Marian Library calendar before visiting.


Contact Information:
Name: Marian Library
Phone: 937-229-4214