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The William E Simon Foundation Lecture by Fr Klaus Mertes on Tuesday 1st November 2016

November 4, 2016 @ 17:20
Thank you to everyone who came to our lecture on “A Traumatised and Traumatising Institution: Reflections on the Sexual Abuse Crisis in the Catholic Church" on Tuesday 1 st November at 5.30pm at the Maths Institute.   A particularly big thank you to our speaker, Fr Klaus Mertes SJ, for his clear, honest and courageous talk and to the Lord Patten, the Chancellor of the University, for chairing the event and for stimulating the...

Dr Frances Reynolds, Fellow of St Benet's Hall on Radio 4's "In Our Time" Thursday 3rd November 2016

November 4, 2016 @ 15:54
Dr Frances Reynolds, Shillito Fellow in Assyriology and Fellow of St Benet's Hall appeared on Radio 4's "In Our Times" with Melvyn Bragg on Thursday 3rd November 2016, talking about The Epic of Gilgamesh. The full podcast can be heard at:

Parish Renewal Workshop, Saturday 29th October 2016

October 20, 2016 @ 18:04
St Benet's Hall are very pleased to be hosting a Parish Renewal Workshop on Saturday 29 October 2016 from 10:00am to 4:30pm at 11 Norham Gardens, Oxford, OX2 6PU The purpose of this Study Day is to discuss successful approaches to Parish Renewal in the United States of America and to consider the potential for Parish Renewal in the United Kingdom.  Practitioners from both sides of the Atlantic will share their...

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...