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Marian Library

Scholarship. Outreach. Devotion.

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 the faculty and students of the University of Dayton and visitors worldwide. It also documents the diverse expressions of popular devotion to Mary.
Founded in 1943

80 years

of growth since its founding by the Society of Mary.

7 centuries

of material with over 150 languages represented.

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July 15 – Nov. 1

Moments with Mary

International women artists' intimate portraits of the Virgin Mother, on loan from collector John A. Kohan’s Sacred Art Pilgrim Collection