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At the Manger

At the Manger: World Nativity Traditions

Since 1997, the University of Dayton’s Marian Library has presented a selection of its expansive collection of 3,600 Nativity scenes from more than 100 countries, celebrating how people around the world ponder and picture the birth of Christ through many different cultural lenses.

Please check back for the latest information on plans for the 2020 Advent and Christmas seasons.

Sarah Cahalan being interviewed by Nikki Battiste in the Roesch Library first-floor gallery
National Exposure

'CBS Sunday Morning' Video

Nativity Scenes: Miniatures of the Very First Christmas

The 'CBS Sunday Morning' story on Nativity scenes features interviews with the Marian Library's own Michele Devitt (00:13) and Sarah Burke Cahalan (02:10)

National Exposure

'CBS Sunday Morning' Video

Sarah Cahalan being interviewed by Nikki Battiste in the Roesch Library first-floor gallery

Nativity Scenes: Miniatures of the Very First Christmas

The 'CBS Sunday Morning' story on Nativity scenes features interviews with the Marian Library's own Michele Devitt (00:13) and Sarah Burke Cahalan (02:10)

Catholic News Service Coverage

The Incarnation and Enculturation

Catholic News Service produced this video on the Marian Library's collection of Nativities. Sarah Burke Cahalan and Father Johann Roten, S.M. spoke on behalf of the collection.

Catholic News Service Coverage

The Incarnation and Enculturation

Catholic News Service produced this video on the Marian Library's collection of Nativities. Sarah Burke Cahalan and Father Johann Roten, S.M. spoke on behalf of the collection.

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