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Diaconal Ordination

July 15, 2015 @ 09:18
On a glorious summer morning, current members and alumni of the Hall joined representatives of Ampleforth and St Louis, Missouri, to celebrate the ordination to the diaconate of Br Maximilian Toczylowski. The ordination—the first in living memory to be held in the Hall chapel—was conducted by the Most Reverend William Walsh, Bishop Emeritus of Killaloe, before a buffet lunch in the garden. Br Maximilian, a member of St Louis, is...

JCR Social Events

June 24, 2015 @ 23:00
Eighth week brought relief to the bustle of Trinity term and the demands of the exam season in the form of the JCR’s traditional social events. The week began with the annual evening picnic, held in the picturesque setting of Port Meadow and the banks of the River Thames. It concluded with the Hall garden party, one of the few occasions of its kind in Oxford that is entirely free...

Dr Farhan Ahmad Nazami, Tuesday Night Guest Speaker

June 17, 2015 @ 12:39
The final Tuesday guest speaker of the academic year was Dr Farhan Ahmad Nazami CBE, Director and founder of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. Dr Nazami described the origins of the Centre and its current work, and spoke of hopes for future co-operation with St Benet’s. Pictured: Dr Nazami with first year Arabic and Islamic Studies student, Benedikt Boeck, and Mrs Betty Jeanrond....

Schools Dinner

June 16, 2015 @ 23:00
The Hall celebrated the completion of Schools (final examinations) in style with a black tie dinner. The final year graduate and undergraduate members of the Hall were joined by their directors of studies, members of staff and members of the monastic community. We wish our leavers well in their future endeavours and look forward to hearing of their news in the future! Photograph copyright St Benet's Hall...