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Fall 2018 Courses

Interested in earning a Certificate in Marian Studies? Inquire, apply and register for fall 2018.

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Mary in the News: July 17, 2018

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

Faith/Mission

Weekly Marian Features: July 16, 2018

Today is the Memorial of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Read up on this topic and as well as the Brown Scapular and additional themes.

Fine and Performing Arts

Intriguing and Ancient: A Photographic Exhibit of Black Madonnas

In an exhibit opening June 25 in the Marian Library, religious architecture photographers Dennis Aubrey and PJ McKey of Sugar Grove, Ohio, explore the mysterious origin and intriguing significance of Black Madonnas in French shrines.

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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International Marian Research Institute

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1390

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