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Book Launch for "Great Catholic Parishes" by Professor William E Simon, Jr

October 20, 2016 @ 10:25
St Benet’s Hall  Is delighted to host the book launch of Professor William E Simon, Jr  “ Great Catholic Parishes” What is really happening in the Catholic Church in North America? Are parishes thriving or dying? Is dissatisfaction among Catholics growing or are they becoming more engaged in the evangelizing mission of the Church? Thursday 27 th October 2016, 5pm Followed by Q&A session and drinks reception Venue: 11 Norham...

Tuesday 1st November at 17:30 Fr Klaus Mertes to talk on "A Traumatised and Traumatising Institution: Reflections on the Sexual Abuse Crisis in the Catholic Church"

October 14, 2016 @ 09:23
Fr Klaus Mertes, SJ, Jesuit Headmaster & Whistleblower, will be speaking on: "A Traumatised and Traumatising Institution: Reflections on the Sexual Abuse Crisis in the Catholic Church" Chair: T he Rt Hon Lord Patten of Barnes, Chancellor of the University of Oxford Tuesday 1st November 2016, 5.30pm Lecture Theatre 2, The Mathematical Institute, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Oxford, OX2 6GG Lecture followed by Q&A Session and Reception Klaus Mertes is a...

St Benet's Hall Goes Fully Co-educational

October 4, 2016 @ 15:48
St Benet's Hall are delighted to welcome our new Freshers, comprising nine female and nine male undergraduates.   With the admission of our first female undergraduates, single-sex education at the University of Oxford has now ceased. The Master of St Benet's Hall, Prof Werner G Jeanrond commented: ‘There have been Benedictine scholars in Oxford since the thirteenth century but for us to make a contemporary contribution to the Catholic intellectual presence in Oxford, we must...

St Benet's Hall School Essay Prizes

October 3, 2016 @ 13:15
We are delighted to announce the results of the St Benet's Hall School Essay Competition. Junior Essay Prize The judges were unanimous in awarding first prize to Rachael Keaveney , whose essay was rigorous and well-researched whilst maintaining an interesting and fluent argument. The essays of Marie Louise Owen and Alice Hazell were Highly Commended.   Senior Essay Prize The judges were again unanimous in awarding first prize to Katie...