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One-day workshop on The English Mystics, Saturday 3rd February 2018

January 11, 2018 @ 18:23
The first of a new series of one-day workshops on Benedictine Spirituality will take place on Saturday 3rd February 2018.    The English Mystics will provide an introduction to Julian of Norwich and The Cloud -Author, with sessions given by Dr Santha Bhattacharji , Dr Louise Nelstrop and Dr Emma Pennington.     The event is open to all members of the public. No prior knowledge is expected. Cost: £40 (including a buffet lunch and...

Death of Peter Sutherland, KCMG, President of the St Benet's Hall Board of Regents

January 8, 2018 @ 17:58
We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Peter Denis Sutherland KCMG, United Nations Special Representative on Migration and President of the St Benet’s Hall’s Board of Regents.  Peter died at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin on Sunday January 7th, age 71, in the presence of his family.  He is survived by his wife Maruja, his children Shane, Natalia and Ian, ten grandchildren, his sisters Jill and Karen and his...

Joint Ampleforth / Benet's Alumni Mass & Drinks in Oxford / Thursday 14th December 2017

November 30, 2017 @ 10:25
The Ampleforth Society and St Benet's Hall have great pleasure in inviting alumni from both institutions to the first in what we hope will become an annual pre-Christmas event.     Mass will be celebrated by Benet's Prior, Fr Oswald McBride OSB, at 6.30pm in the Hall chapel at 38 St Giles, Oxford, followed by a drinks reception.    Old Amplefordians and Benetians are very welcome to either or both parts of the...

Book Launch : "The Keys and the Kingdom: The British and the Papacy from John Paul II to Francis" by Catherine Pepinster, to be held at St Benet's Hall on Tuesday 14th November

November 9, 2017 @ 16:38
St Benet's Hall are delighted to host the launch of Catherine Pepinster's new book  The Keys and the Kingdom: The British and the Papacy from John Paul II to Francis  on Tuesday 14th November at 5pm.   The event is free and will be held in the Calefactory of our St Giles building (38 St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3LN).     Catherine Pepinster is a  journalist, author and broadcaster.  She is the...