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BA Philosophy Scholarship 2021

Maryvale Institute is delighted to announce a scholarship opportunity open to all applying to join the BA (Hons) Philosophy and the Catholic Tradition course commencing in January 2021. Dr Chris Wojtulewicz (Course Director) invites applications...

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Posted: 2020-10-23 09:46:18

Graduation 2020

For the first time in Maryvale history our students were unable to attend their official graduation ceremony, originally planned for Saturday 17th October 2020 at St Chad's Cathedral (Birmingham). These are extraordinary circumstances across the world, and this is not the celebration we would have wish for. Nevertheless, we would like to mark the achievements of our students in both Further and Higher Education. ...

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Posted: 2020-10-14 14:48:55

Celebrating Research by Maryvale Students: Third Volume Published (2020)

Maryvale is delighted to announce the release of the third volume of Aspects of Doctoral Research at the Maryvale International Catholic Institute edited by Dr Andrew Morris and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Dr Morris focuses on the outcomes of the institute's Research in Catholic Studies programme (validated by Liverpool Hope University). The book provides an overview of the breadth of work by its students in the UK, USA and Africa and their contribution to new knowledge in the area of Catholic studies, a wide field including history, literature, philosophy, spirituality and theology. ...

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Posted: 2020-10-08 14:00:11

Redford Memorial Lecture 2020

On Friday 16th October, the sixth annual Redford Memorial Lecture will take place online, a tribute to the memory of Canon John Redford who died in 2013. This year, Professor Gavin D'Costa will talk on 'The Public Role of Catholic Theology (Why Graduates Are So Important)'...

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Posted: 2020-09-24 11:22:40

Announcement: Maryvale Graduation Ceremony 2020

After much consideration it is with great regret that we must announce the cancellation of the graduation ceremony planned for October 2020. Although restrictions are gradually being lifted, there remains a high level of uncertainty, particularly concerning travel. This and the threat of a second wave of the virus in the autumn makes it extremely difficult to plan to celebrate the success of our students in our usual way...

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Posted: 2020-07-10 11:12:16

New Director of Philosophy Programme Appointed

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Chris Wojtulewicz as Programme Director for the Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and the Catholic Tradition programme (validated by The Open University), from 1st June 2020. ...

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Posted: 2020-04-30 12:43:13

Maryvale Academic Appointed Bishop by the Holy Father

LIVESTREAM Fr David's ordination, Friday 9th October, 12.00pm.
We are pleased to announce that The Holy Father Pope Francis has appointed our Programme Director for the
BA (Hons) in Philosophy and the Catholic Tradition, Canon David Evans, alongside with Canon Stephen Wright, as the new Auxiliary Bishops to serve the Archdiocese of Birmingham...

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Posted: 2020-03-25 13:26:53

Maryvale Academic Appointed to Lead Chinese University

Warmest congratulations from all at Maryvale Institute to Professor Stephen Morgan, an alumnus of the BA (Divinity) programme and, since 2012, an adjunct lecturer in Liturgy and Sacraments on the Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity programme at Maryvale, has been appointed Rector of the University of Saint Joseph, Macao, where he has been Dean of the Faculty of Religious Studies since 2018....

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Posted: 2020-03-24 12:12:41

COVID-19 Update 2020

Due to the current health emergency all of our staff have been advised to work from home. Contact is restricted to email. If you know the email address of the person you wish to contact, please email them directly. Otherwise you can send a message through the contact button below and the message will be forwarded as required. If you wish to speak to the Bridgettine Sisters please call (0121) 325 2414. We apologise for the inconvenience but we are sure you will understand that this is necessary in this difficult time and will join us in praying for those affected. ...

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Posted: 2020-03-20 09:47:14

Newman Mass of Thanksgiving: Streaming Now

On Wednesday 19th February 2020, Maryvale Institute hosted a Mass of Thanksgiving for the canonisation of our founder, St John Henry Newman. The Mass was celebrated by Rev Dr Guy Nicholls (Cong. Orat.). Audio of the full Mass, as well as of Fr Guy's sermon on Newman's links to Maryvale, can be streamed now...

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Posted: 2020-02-10 11:09:11

Reflective Personal or Parish Study for 2020: The Year of the Word

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales wish to commemorate in 2020 the 10th anniversary of Benedict XVI’s Apostolic Exhortation Verbum Domini on Sacred Scripture. To accompany this, Maryvale Institute is pleased to offer a series of Study Guides to the New Testament...

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Posted: 2019-11-22 13:46:13

Pilgrimage Day 2019

On a sunny Sunday afternoon on June 30, 2019, a large crowd of Friends of Maryvale, local parishioners, students and graduates, employees and supporters of the Maryvale Institute gathered in front of the Maryvale's ambulacrum to celebrate its annual pilgrimage Mass and procession in honour of the Sacred Heart of Jesus ...

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Posted: 2019-07-03 09:34:35

Research Centre for Catholic Studies Launched

The new Research Centre is dedicated to supporting high-quality research projects through academic cooperation in studying the Catholic tradition and demonstrating the importance of Maryvale's contribution to cultivating knowledge in the field of Catholic studies. Furthermore, the centre offers a high standard research environment for those who want to open a dialogue and expand their academic excellence in areas relevant to the study of Catholic history, education, culture, theology and philosophy. ...

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Posted: 2019-03-27 09:25:12

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