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Focusing on Mental Health: Healthcare Chaplains Conference 2017

On Sunday 20th February 2017, Maryvale was delighted to host a development day for healthcare chaplains from across the Archdiocese of Birmingham. The conference gathered together over 30 participants, including priests, deacons, Religious Sisters and lay men and women. ...

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Posted: 2017-02-20 13:12:03

Journey of Faith for Parishes

New for 2017! Maryvale Evangelisation Advisor, Nichola Hurley, is pleased to offer a Journey of Faith for Parishes, a series of presentation and discussion sessions that she will bring to you, designed to encourage and inspire development of our Faith. ...

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Posted: 2017-01-06 11:33:39

Staff Advent Carol Service 2016

On the evening of 20th December, the staff and families of Maryvale Institute gathered at the house for the annual Carol Service and party. After a candlelit procession into the Chapel while singing O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, highlights of the service included.....

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Posted: 2016-12-21 12:14:29

Redford Memorial Lecture 2016: 'Pope Francis: a Challenge for Everyone'

Wednesday evening, 30 November, saw the occasion of the second John Redford memorial lecture with guest speaker John Arnold, Bishop of Salford. His talk title was Pope Francis: a Challenge for Everyone....

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Posted: 2016-12-05 10:51:25

Graduation 2016

The achievements of over 250 students of the Maryvale Institute were celebrated at the annual graduation ceremony at Birmingham's St Chad's cathedral on 1st December. The students had successfully completed courses ranging from one-year catechetical certificates to undergraduate and postgraduate university degrees, through Maryvale's part-time distance-learning programmes.....

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Posted: 2016-12-02 12:49:05

Between Death & Resurrection by Dr Stephen Yates

Maryvale is pleased to announce publication of the latest research by Dr Stephen Yates, Director of the Institute's MA in Catholic Applied Theology programme. Between Death and Resurrection: A Critical Response to Recent Catholic Debates Concerning the Intermediate State is available from Bloomsbury Publishing. ...

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Posted: 2016-11-08 13:05:35

HIRS Revalidation

Maryvale is delighted to announce that the Congregation for Catholic Education in Rome has given its approval to the continuation of the Maryvale Higher Institute of Religious Sciences (HIRS), and its affiliation to the Faculté Notre Dame in Paris, for a further five years from the 29th September 2016. ...

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Posted: 2016-10-18 12:16:03

Social Media for Evangelisation

As part of a series of workshops on using social media within catechesis and evangelisation, Maryvale's Paul Northam, Natalie Orefice and Sr Gillian Murphy invite you to a session local to you. ...

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Posted: 2016-10-17 10:10:51

A Catechesis on Marriage & Family

Maryvale is delighted to announce the launch of a new adult formation course: A Catechesis on Marriage & Family. This is a six-month distance-learning course leading to the award of a Maryvale Certificate. The course will begin in January 2017. ...

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Posted: 2016-09-27 11:49:47

Stuart Smyth

Maryvale Institute is sad to share with you the news of the death of staff member Stuart Smyth. ...

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Posted: 2016-09-21 09:44:43

Catenian Catechist Initiative

Maryvale is delighted to announce our partnership with The Catenians by delivering academic tuition through the Maryvale Certificate in Catechesis in support of the 'Catenian Catechist Initiative’ ...

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Posted: 2016-09-09 12:09:45

FE Team Changes

Welcome from all at Maryvale to Sr Dominic and farewell to Sr Valentina ...

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Posted: 2016-08-01 09:46:26

Sacra Liturgia UK 2016

During July 2016, Rev Dr Michael Cullinan, Maryvale's Director of the Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity programme, attended the Sacra Liturgia UK 2016 Conference in London. On Day 4, Rev Dr Cullinan delivered a paper on The Ethical Character of the Mysteries: Observations from a Moral Theologian, ...

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Posted: 2016-07-21 11:49:20

Sending a Message of Hope

Ten asylum seekers and refugees from visited Maryvale Institute on Saturday 16 July for an inter-faith retreat day led by Melissa Pearce from Maryvale Institute and Sister Margaret Walsh from St Chad’s Sanctuary. ...

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Posted: 2016-07-20 10:45:12

Maryvale Launches Oven Appeal for our Bridgettines

The Bridgettines often cook for large groups and it has become clear that they need to upgrade their oven. Will you help us raise the funds for a new oven to be installed at counter height, so that the Sisters can continue to provide culinary delights without injuring their backs by struggling to lift heavy trays of food?

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Posted: 2016-03-23 10:21:08

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