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All About Mary

Your online destination for information on the Blessed Virgin Mary and related topics

Designed for everyone from expert theologians to those simply exploring, this tool is created and maintained by the International Marian Research Institute in partnership with the Marian Library at the University of Dayton.

All About Mary includes a variety of content, much of which reflects the expertise, interpretations and opinions of the individual authors and not necessarily of the Marian Library or the University of Dayton. As of 2020-21, the entirety of All About Mary is under review with the goal of making its content more accessible, accurate and useful for a broad audience. Please share feedback or suggestions with

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Weekly Marian Features: Oct. 19, 2020

Highlighting more resources on the rosary and adding opera and Medieval flowers to the list.

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Magisterial Documents Index
One pursuit of the International Marian Research Institute is to examine magisterial documents for Marian content and to make that content available for those studying Marian theology. This index page compiles these magisterial documents using both a chronological approach as well as a thematic approach.
John Stokes' Mary's Gardens
John S. Stokes Jr., founder of the Mary's Gardens movement compiled an extensive website beginning in the 1980s. Stokes donated his website to the care of the Marian Library and it was transferred in early 2010.
International Crèche Collection
The nativity sets of the Marian Library's Crèche Collection celebrate the Incarnation through the styles, expressions and traditions of peoples across the globe.  

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