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Sporting Blues Celebration Lunch

February 18, 2018 @ 18:31
Benet's were delighted to host our Inaugural Sporting Blues' Lunch today (18th February 2018).  Over 12% of our current students are Sporting Blues/Half Blues (meaning that they have represented Oxford against Cambridge) - a remarkable statistic that means we have more Blues/Half Blues per head than any other college at the University of Oxford. To celebrate, Benet's Blues from previous years came back to join our current Blues' sportsmen &...

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...