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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 27th October 2016, 5pm

Followed by Q&A session and drinks reception

Venue: 11 Norham Gardens, Oxford, OX2 6PS

Professor William E. Simon Jr. is a businessman, lawyer, and philanthropist, who presently serves as Co-Chairman of William E. Simon & Sons, the William E. Simon Foundation, and the Cynthia L. and William E. Simon, Jr. Foundation and Parish Catalyst, which he founded to provide support for parish life. He is Adjunct Professor at the School of Law and at the Department of Economics at University of California, Los Angeles.  Professor Simon’s most recent publication Great Catholic Parishes was published by Ave Maria Press on 26 September 2016.

Booking in advance is required. To reserve a place, please email: