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"Reflections on European Disintegration", Professor Mario Monti Lecture

December 17, 2014 @ 00:00
This sold out lecture was held on Wednesday 21 January 2015, 3pm, at St John's College Auditorium. For those unable to attend, an audio recording of this lecture is available by clicking here. This event was the first of the William E Simon Foundation Lectures at St Benet's Hall, University of Oxford.    ...

SBH Finalist in Out of the Blue Charity Single

December 11, 2014 @ 13:51
Out of the Blue, Oxford’s famous a cappella group, have released a  Christmas single to raise money for Helen and Douglas House . The single and accompanying video feature St Benet’s finalist and former JCR President Johan Trovik (PPE), pictured (front, left). Johan takes up the baton from Alec Badenoch (second year, Classics) who starred in  Out of the Blue’s recent Shakira cover  which was also released to raise money for...

Thanksgiving Dinner

November 28, 2014 @ 09:52
The Hall celebrated Thanksgiving with an authentic dinner of Turkey, pumpkin pie and American wines to round off a busy seventh week. Br Maximilian Toczylowski entertained the table with an explanation of the annual presidential turkey-pardoning, followed by Tim O’Leary who sang a stirring folk song to his guitar. Happy Thanksgiving to our American members and alumni! Pictured: members of the Hall’s American contingent, Prof. Vincent Johnson (visiting researcher, St...

Bishop John Arnold, Guest Speaker

November 27, 2014 @ 14:27
The Hall welcomed Bishop John Arnold, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster and recently-appointed Bishop of Salford, as our guest speaker at dinner on Tuesday 25 November. The Bishop, who is chair of CAFOD, emphasised the importance of development in charity work. He described some of the projects he has been involved in and the jarring effect of returning to central London after spending time in some of the world’s poorest countries...