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All About Mary

The Marian Library attracts scholars and the curious, Mary aficionados and pop culture lovers. It’s a treasure trove of all things Mary.


Six Degrees of Separation: Mary and Luke Skywalker

Librarians and staff at the Marian Library field all types of calls all the time. A call from a Hollywood production company, however, is a new one.


From Cathedral to Yurt

Introducing two newly created settings for this year's 'At the Manger' exhibit

Celebrating 75 Years

2018 marks the 75th anniversary of the Marian Library. Please join us for events such as concerts and exhibits beginning in January 2018 and continuing throughout the year.

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The Marian Library is home to one of the world's largest collections of materials on Mary, the Mother of Jesus Christ.

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All About Mary

An online encyclopedia created and maintained by the International Marian Research Institute. Various collections of and items related to the Marian Library are made available in this tool and it is promoted by the Marian Library as a reliable source for information on the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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Art & Exhibits

Discover the art of the Marian Library. Browse traveling exhibits of Marian art as well as treasures from our vast collections.

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Supporting Instruction

From anthropology to religious studies, Marian Library collections and rare materials are useful teaching tools across disciplines.

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International Marian Research Institute

Emerging from summer institutes hosted by the Marian Library, the global, scholarly and pastoral mission of the International Marian Research Institute is to make the Virgin Mary, Mother of Jesus Christ better known, loved and served.

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