Sister M. Danielle Peters, S.T.D., Coordinator of Academic Programs for IMRI, will speak at a conference on the Theology of
the Rosary to be held in Norwood, Ohio on October 1-2, 2010. A Schoenstatt Sister of Mary and an instructor at the
International Marian Research Institute in Dayton, Ohio, she will speak on "The Teaching of Pope John Paul II in
Rosarium Virginis Mariae." For details, click here.
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Judith Lungen informed us about a new book on Mary
expected out through Amazon in November 2010, Full of Grace: Encountering
Mary in Faith, Art, and Life by Judith Dupre. For more information, click
here. She also mentioned that amazon now carries a new edition of Anne Catherine Emmerich's
The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary. For more information, click
Francesca Franchina, MS Ed., a long-time member of the Marianist Family, will be doing a series of Marian broadcasts through
the local stations for Radio Maria
WHJM (FM 88.7) in Anna, Ohio and WULM (AM 1600) in Springfield, Ohio.
Called "Francesca and Friends: Why Mary?," the program airs
every Wednesday from 12:00 - 1:00 PM EST focusing on what is going on in the world about Mary, how to speak with others about Mary, and
Mary in Scripture.
On Wednesday, September 29, Francesca Franchina speaks with Joe Beyerle, and Bob O'Connor about the feasts of
Our Lady of the Rosary
and Our Lady of Victory, the
victory of Our Lady at the Battle of
Lepanto, Italy, and the background of the annual
Rosary Rally at the University of Dayton Arena, on Sunday, October 10, 2010
beginning at 3:00 PM. Founded by Joe and Bob, the rosary rally concept has spread to other areas and makes a prayerful statement
to bring families to pray for peace in the world and in hearts everywhere as the
Blessed Mother requested at Fatima in 1917 to address life issues and end abortion. Music begins at 2:30 PM followed by the Living
Rosary, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction CALL IN TOLL FREE. PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM (during the live show);
The broadcast may also be heard on-line at radiomaria.us
The website also provides access to some previous broadcasts. We'll keep you informed about future programs.
An encore of each show is broadcast Monday night from 8:30-9:30 pm EST one week after the original.
Fran's series, Through the Tummy to the Heart,
(T5H) airs every Tuesday from 5:00-5:45 PM on RADIO MARIA WHJM and also online. The series encores Saturdays from 3:00-3:45 pm.
Tune in 88.7 FM (WHJM) in the northern Archdiocese of Cincinnati and on line at
radiomaria.us from anywhere in the world. Send email to Francesca with questions,
comments, suggestions at email@example.com. Send email while the programs are going on if you
cannot get through or if you are listening outside of the USA. CALL IN TOLL FREE; PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM (during the live show);
On Tuesday, September 28, Francesca Franchina speaks with Bruce Murphy, Liaison
for the Catholic Charismatic Renewal for the Northern Archdiocese of Cincinnati
about the upcoming regional Prayer and Praise Fest, RUAH, ROOTS AND RADISHES: THE GOLD OF A PERFECT
REPENTANCE to be held on Wednesday October 13, 2010 at
St. Luke the Evangelist Church; 1440 N. Fairfield Rd.;
Beavercreek, OH. Sharing Faith and Foods, Francesca stirs up good things in the kitchen sharing faith, inviting others to partake
in the goodness of the Lord and sharing recipes for living life's lessons as given to us in the Word of God and promulgated by late
Pope John Paul II in the New Evangelization. Today Francesca shares her easy to make zucchini bread and zucchini with tomatoes and
onions from family recipes hailing from Termini-Imerese, Sicilia.
Living With Mary Today! Live: Thursdays and Fridays 2:30-3:00 PM
EST: From the Pontifical International Marian Research Institute (IMRI) at the
University of Dayton Marian Library, internationally-known Mariologists
Fathers Johann Roten, Francois Rossier, Thomas Thompson, and Bertrand Buby of
the Society of Mary (Marianists), and other IMRI faculty; Schoenstatt
Sisters Jean Frisk and Danielle Peters, Michael Duricy and Brother Erik
Otiende will discuss Marian themes such as The Blessed Mother and
Ecumenism; Mary and The Family; Mary and Suffering, Marian Teachings and
Writings of Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI; Mary and Scripture from the
Founder of the Marianists, Blessed William Joseph Chaminade; Mary and Vatican II,
Marian Apparitions and others. The Marian Library at the University of Dayton houses the largest
collection of Marian books and artifacts in the world, and IMRI is the site of
post-graduate studies in Mariology for the Doctorate, STL and STD. Find out more
by visiting marypage.org. The University of Dayton; The Marian Library and IMRI are
collaborators with the International Satellite Radio Maria Network and Radio Maria Ohio. Click here for the complete
schedule of future programs planned to date.
Click here for the new audio archive!
This week's program:
Father Thomas Thompson, S.M., Thursday, September 30, 2:30 PM on New Light on Medjugorje
Michael P. Duricy, S.T.L., Friday, October 1, 2:30 PM on the feast of Mary as Protectress
The Marian Library will feature artwork by MB Hopkins, a Dayton-based artist.
Seething and Soothing:
The Madonna Between Hope and Havoc will be on display September 7 through November 12 in the Marian Library Gallery on the
seventh floor of the University of Dayton's Roesch Library. It is free and open to the public. Hours for The Marian Library
are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; Saturday and Sunday by appointment by calling 937-229-4214.
Click here for for the
Cards and calendars will be available for purchase at The Marian Library.
A reception for the artist is scheduled for 7 pm on Thursday, Oct. 7, in The Marian Library, and will feature live music and a
discussion of the exhibit by Father Johann G. Roten, S.M., director of research and special projects at The Marian Library.
Two important Catholic websites have added The Mary Page to their list of Media Partners.
items from The Mary Page in their section on Catholic News.
Catholic.net includes a Mary
Channel on their navbar with articles from The Mary Page. Please visit these sites in
return. We expect continued collaboration with them in the future.
Radio Maria broadcasts
from Milan, Italy, heard in forty-nine countries; WHJM
broadcasts out of Louisiana across USA [including FM 88.7, an affiliate station
in Anna, Ohio (north of Dayton) and AM 1600, an affiliate in Springfield, Ohio, which air regular Marian talks from UD's Marian Library
every Wednesday at 11:30 am EST].
Mary's Gardens, the website of the late
John S. Stokes, Jr. is in the process of being migrated to The Mary Page in
accord with his bequest. His children have also donated related physical
holdings to The Marian Library. Click
here for more information.
International Marian Research Institute Course Schedule
IMRI courses for the Fall 2010 semester will commence on October 11, 2010.
The Pontifical Academic Program leading to STL and STD in theology with a specialization in Marian Studies offers courses
in three year-round sessions. See course offerings:
Spring 2011, and
Radio Maria Seeing Worldwide Success
Catholic Station Now in Fifty-Four Countries
Source: Zenit (Madrid) September 28, 2010
The Catholic broadcasting company, Radio Maria, continues to grow worldwide,
now present in fifty four nations with sixty five new broadcasting stations in various languages. Recently, the Catholic chain has
been welcomed in Switzerland, Slovakia and Ukraine.
Moreover, within the campaign United in Communion--a project of the Global Family of Radio Maria to help its expansion on the
African continent--Cameroon will be the next broadcasting station to be incorporated in the worldwide network....
The director and editors of The Mary Page under the auspices of the
International Marian Research Institute do not necessarily endorse or agree with
the events and ideas expressed in this feature. Our sole purpose is to report on
items about Mary gleaned from a myriad of papers representing the secular press.
Obama's Devotion to the Virgin Mary: Who Knew?
Source: Politics Daily (politicsdaily.com) September 28, 2010
Somehow this slipped past the Disputations filter, but during her vacation in Spain in August, First Lady, Michelle Obama, revealed that
her husband, a.k.a. President Obama, "always carries a picture of Mary Help of Christians in his wallet."
Mary Help of Christians is the patroness of the Salesian order of priests and nuns, and during an August 13 visit to the Spanish city of
Ronda with her daughter, Sasha, the first lady stopped at the Salesian community there....
N.B. Jon Harvey, who has contributed several items to The Mary Page, informed us about this article, along with the following comments:
This article's reporting that Obama carries an image of Mary in his wallet is genuine, though it should not be concluded that he
shares all the Catholic beliefs or devotional practices regarding the Virgin Mary. Their source is another article which they link
to from the Salesian news service. The article also contains a link to a third article suggesting that Obama is a closet Roman
Catholic. That article is, however, a piece of political satire playing off of the fact that 20% of Americans believe him to be a
Also when Obama received on honorary doctorate from Notre Dame in Spring of 2009, he wore their robe with a prayer to the Virgin
Mary. See csnews/article/46844.
You are invited to help us pray for our Prayer Corner
intentions. Please take a look! This site has been updated and enhanced
and now allows users to directly submit prayer requests or to volunteer as a prayer partner for these intentions!
The Mary Page offers a variety of resources inviting study, reflection and
meditation. We also list important Marian dates for each month of the
year. Please see Marian Commemoration Days for the month of
Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary - USA
Title: ESBVM-USA Fall 2010 Meeting
Date: October 2, 2010
Location: My Sister's Place Women's Center Baltimore, Maryland
9 am Registration, coffee and tea
9:15 am Rev. Joshua D. Genig, St. John Lutheran Church, Wheaton, Illinois Virgin Mary in the Lutheran Tradition
10:15 am Report, ESBVM Seventeenth International Congress, Garstang, Lancashire, UK and other news.
10:30 am She knew trouble: loneliness, hatred, fear and sorrow; and Mary was her name.
Dedicated to the mothers at "My Sister's Place Women's Center"
Dr. Virginia Kimball, ESBVM-USA President
11:30 am Break for lunch, to be shared at My Sister’s Place
Those wishing lunch will be given a lunch card for $10.00 donation (for My Sister's Place).
Lunchtime shared with women at the center. Lunch also available at area restaurants.
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