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Visitors from St Louis Abbey, USA

May 21, 2014 @ 13:05
In early May, four novices from St Louis Abbey (USA) visited two of their brothers, Cuthbert and Maximilian, who are current members of the Hall. The novices were in the UK for an English Benedictine formation conference at Belmont Abbey. During their visit, they enjoyed sharing the regular life of the community and attending a lecture in Canon Law. ...

Dr Susan Doran awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Historical Association

May 18, 2014 @ 23:00
Dr Susan Doran, Fellow and Director of Studies of History, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Historical Association .  Only a small number are awarded each year which are given "to celebrate outstanding services to history and the Historical Association". The awards ceremony will take place in London on 9th July 2014.    ...

Dr Santha Bhattacharji speaking at Birkbeck Medieval Seminar 2014: Margery Kempe at 80

May 14, 2014 @ 14:35
Birkbeck Medieval Seminar 2014: Margery Kempe at 80 When? Sat June 7th, 10 am to 5 pm Where?   Birkbeck University of London, Birkbeck Main Building, Malet Street B30 and B35 This year marks eighty years since the discovery of Margery Kempe's  Book . This year's Medieval Seminar will take stock of the current state of criticism about Margery Kempe with the aim of discovering promising directions for thought about...

Degree Day Ceremony, Saturday 10 May 2014

May 14, 2014 @ 13:10
On Saturday 10th May, St Benet's Hall provided a degree day lunch and refreshments to the Benetians receiving their degree in person at the Sheldonian Theatre.  Our congratulations to them all!  Recipients included current members, Mr Nicholas Hanson, our Junior Dean and Fr Oswald McBride, our Acting Prior.  ...