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Sharing Hope in Crisis: Free Seminar

Maryvale is delighted to welcome the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association to deliver a Sharing Hope in Crisis Seminar. The session is free, open to all and will take place at the institute on Saturday 16th March. Registration begins at 9.00 am and the seminar is expected to continue until 4.30 pm. ...

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Posted: 2019-02-11 14:30:54

Importance of Leadership Workshop: 5th December 2018, 1.30pm

If you're already (or aiming to be) involved in the administration or management of a socially-orientated organisation, whether in an employed or voluntary role, this workshop at Maryvale Institute. Maryvale, in partnership with KYRA Education & Training, is offering you the chance to attend and participate in a free session on The Importance of Leadershp in Non-Profit Organisations on Wednesday 5th December 2018 from 1.30 pm...

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Posted: 2018-11-21 13:16:42

BA Philosophy Scholarship Offer 2019

Maryvale Institute is delighted to announce a scholarship opportunity open to all applying to join the BA (hons) Philosophy & the Catholic Tradition course for January 2019. Cn David Evans (Course Director) invites applications...

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Posted: 2018-11-21 12:36:15

Vacancy: Diocesan Mission Catechist (Diocese of Shrewsbury)

The Diocese of Shrewsbury is seeking to employ Catechists to assist with the organisation and provision of the formation of those working in all areas of parish and adult catechesis throughout the Diocese. The task will involve seeking the renewal of catechetical formation, training new catechists and supporting parish catechists....

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Posted: 2018-11-07 12:04:43

Redford Memorial Lecture 2018

On Monday 19th November, the eve of graduation, the fourth annual Redford Memorial Lecture will take place in Maryvale chapel, a tribute to the memory of Canon John Redford who died in 2013. This year, Rt Rev Peter Doyle, Bishop of Northampton, will address visitors, students, staff and associate staff on 'The Legacy of the World Meeting of Families for the Church of England and Wales'...

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Posted: 2018-11-01 09:58:16

Silent Movie Night: Saturday 17th November 2018, 7.00pm

The Friends of Maryvale invite you to Silent Movie Night at Maryvale on Saturday 17th November, with live music from Vincent Byrne. The programme will start at 7.00 pm and all funds raised will be donated to help those affected by the recent natural disasters in Kerala and the Philippines, which have affected many, including family and friends of some of our Bridgettines. ...

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Posted: 2018-10-19 13:38:14

Archdiocese of Birmingham: Celebration Day, 14 October 2018

The Archdiocese of Birmingham invites you to Celebration Day on Sunday 14th October 2018, 10.00-4.00 at Cardinal Wiseman School (Potters Green Road, Coventry, CV2 2AJ), where we will be celebrating our involvement in this year's World Meeting of Families, Youth Synod and Adoremus, as well as celebrating the canonisation of Blessed Oscar Romera, Blessed Pope Paul VI and others. ...

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Posted: 2018-10-05 12:30:51

Leadership & Management Open Day 2018

To celebrate the launch of the new Maryvale/KYRA Certificate in Leadership & Management in Socially-Orientated Organisations, Maryvale is delighted to invite you to an Open Day on Wednesday 17th October, 5.30-7.00pm, to discover more about the course, where academic and administrative staff will be on hand to talk to you and offer advice and answer any questions that you have....

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Posted: 2018-09-18 11:25:46

BDiv Open Day: Saturday 15th September 2018, 10.00am-2.00pm

Choosing a degree course such as the Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity is a big decision, so the BDiv Open Day is the perfect opportunity to check out what you've read and heard about Maryvale Institute. Academic and administrative staff will be on hand to talk to you and offer advice about the BDiv programme, and you'll also get chance to chat to current BDiv students about learning at Maryvale. ...

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Posted: 2018-07-25 09:31:15

Get a Taste for the Faith

Have you ever wanted to get to know your Faith better, but did not know who to ask or where to start? Here’s your chance to find out more! Join Maryvale's Director for Further Education Courses, Dr Marie Cooke, for an introduction to adult faith formation at St Francis of Assisi Church, Handsworth, on Tuesday 17th July from 7.30pm. All welcome....

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Posted: 2018-07-11 19:35:11

Recharge & Revive Retreat Day, Saturday 14th July 2018

Maryvale Institute invites you to join our FE students for a Summer Retreat Day: a time out from the stress of daily life for peaceful, restful, spiritual reflection - reviving body and soul with prayer and good company. The day will begin at 10am – with Mass at 12 noon, followed by lunch - and end at 4pm with Adoration and Benediction....

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Posted: 2018-06-13 13:27:04

Pilgrimage Day 2018

Maryvale's annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus took place on Sunday 10th June 2018, with an open-air Mass celebrated by Rev Dr Michael Cullinan, Director of the Bachelor of Divinity course and of the Higher Institute of Religious Science. ...

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Posted: 2018-06-12 12:28:46

New Independent Study Modules

Maryvale now provides a series of stand-alone modules for study. These can simply be audited, or a Maryvale Certificate award can be gained by completing a single written assignment of 1500 words for each module studied. You can take as long as you need over the study, fitting the reading and reflection on the text into your daily life as suits you best. There are many subjects to choose from - including an Introduction to Church History and an Introduction to Catholic Social Teaching..

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Posted: 2018-06-01 14:25:25

Novena & Pilgrimage 2018

Annual Novena and Pilgrimage to the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Thursday 31st May to Sunday 8th June 2018. All welcome...

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Posted: 2018-05-04 14:41:05

MCC Graduates Offer: 20% off 1st Year BDiv Fees

Rev Dr Michael Cullinan (HIRS Director) is delighted to announce an exclusive offer open to all Maryvale Certificate in Catechesis (MCC) students who are either due to graduate this year or who have graduated in the last 5 years: 20% discount on First Year course fees for 2018-2019 applicants to the Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity (BDiv) programme. ...

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Posted: 2018-05-03 13:40:20

BDiv Scholarship 2018-2019

Maryvale Institute is delighted to announce a scholarship opportunity open to all applying to join the Bachelor of Divinity course for academic year 2018-2019. Rev Dr Michael Cullinan (Course Director) invites applications...

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Posted: 2018-05-03 13:23:07

New Book: Professor Mary Mills, Reflections on Laudato Si'

Maryvale is delighted to announce the publication of a collaborative title edited by Director of Postgraduate Research Professor Mary Mills, Research Supervisor Dr Harry Schnitker and PhD Research graduate Rev Dr John Arthur Orr. The editors have collected a series of thoughtful, wide-ranging essays on Pope Francis' Encyclical Laudato si'from contributors who are all connected to Maryvale, including lecturers and graduates. ...

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Posted: 2018-04-18 11:57:31

St George's Day Quiz 2018

The Friends of Maryvale invite you to a fundraising quiz night at Maryvale on St George's Day, Sunday 22nd April. The quiz will start at 7.00 pm and the entrance fee includes a meal of fish and chips. We hope to see you at what promises to be a fun evening! ...

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Posted: 2018-04-09 13:23:34

Michael Hodgetts, Midland Martyrs 1580-1680

Maryvale is delighted to announce the publication of a new title by Maryvale staff member, Mr Michael Hodgetts. Mr Hodgetts, an established Lecturer on the Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity and BA (Hons) Philosophy courses conducted his latest research on Midland Martyrs 1580-1680. The book, published by the Archdiocese of Birmingham Historical Commission, was launched on 28th February 2018 at Harvington Hall...

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Posted: 2018-03-28 14:16:49

Humanae Vitae by Prof Gilfredo Marengo

Public Lecture at Maryvale, 19 May 2018, 7.30pm: Humanae Vitae - 50 Years On: Towards a Deeper Understanding. Insights from the work of the commission to study the history of the drafting of the encyclical by Professor Gilfredo Marengo, from the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (Rome). All welcome.

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Posted: 2018-03-20 13:10:31

Eucharist & the Family Workshop, 24 March 2018: All Welcome

You're warmly invited to a day of workshops and talks in preparation for the World Meeting of Families (21-26 August 2018) and the Eucharistic Pilgrimage & Congress (7-9 September 2018) to be held at Maryvale on Saturday 24th March between 10.00 and 3.30. ...

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Posted: 2018-03-09 13:04:46

Art, Beauty and Inspiration Days at Maryvale

Maryvale is delighted to extend an open invitation to anyone interested in attending a study day on Art, Beauty & Inspiration from a Catholic Perspective. You do not need to sign up for the course or write an essay - or be an artist or an academic - simply book a place and come along to listen to our experts - our final session of the academic year, which takes place on Saturday 9th June, includes the celebration of Mass at noon, followed by a hot lunch cooked by our wonderful Bridgettine Sisters....

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Posted: 2018-02-21 11:43:36

Packed House at St Brigid of Ireland Fundraising Concert

A fantastic night was had by all at the St Brigid of Ireland Fundraising Concert at Maryvale on 1 February. The concert, which included music by Hooley and Irish dancing, was attended by over 90 people and raised over £700 towards the Bridgettine car appeal. The Friends of Maryvale would like to thank all who came, took part and performed.

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Posted: 2018-02-05 12:42:23

Installation of Archbishop of Paris

I was very privileged to be able to attend the installation on the eve of the Epiphany of Mgr Michel Aupetit, the new Archbishop of Paris, in Notre Dame cathedral. It was also very special to note a familiar face in the procession of clergy. Fr Michael Cullinan from Maryvale Institute, was present representing Archbishop Bernard, as well as Maryvale, which has close associations with theological study in Paris. ...

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Posted: 2018-02-05 11:52:13

CPMM Students Celebrated in Edinburgh

On 13th January 2018, the hard work of Maryvale Institute students from the all over the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh was recognised in an awards ceremony held in the beautiful setting of St Patrick’s Church (Cowgate, Edinburgh). ...

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Posted: 2018-01-17 13:20:57

St Brigid of Ireland Concert

Join us at Maryvale on Thursday 1st February 2018 at 7.00pm to celebrate the Feast of St Brigid of Ireland with live Irish music and dancing. Promises to be a lot of fun!

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Posted: 2018-01-09 13:35:34

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