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Welcoming Back: Tips & Advice on Welcoming People Back to the Catholic Faith

On Saturday 28th October 2017, Maryvale will play host to a free training event: Welcoming Back: Practical Tips & Advice on Welcoming People Back to the Catholic Faith. The day, to be run by Diocesan Advisor for Parish Evangelisation Natalie Orefice, will include a workshop giving advice on how to run local Come Home for Christmas initiatives. So, if you're a parish rep or are interested in how to help enthuse those who have rediscovered their faith, this is the day for you. ...

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Posted: 2017-10-12 11:47:55

Art, Beauty & Inspiration Days at Maryvale

Maryvale is delighted to extend an open invitation to anyone interested in attending one or more of our study days 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 trio of experts...

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Posted: 2017-10-10 12:53:18

Listen Now: 'Newman & the New Evangelisation' by Prof. Stephen Bullivant

On Saturday 23rd September, Maryvale was delighted to host a public lecture by Professor Stephen Bullivant, Professor of Theology & the Sociology of Religion and Director of the Benedict XVI Centre for Religion & Society at St Mary's University, entitled Newman & the New Evangelisation: A Lesson for the Disappointed? ...

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Posted: 2017-09-25 12:31:57

Friends of Maryvale Autumn Quiz

The Friends of Maryvale invite you to the Autumn Quiz (with a Fish & Chip Supper) on Saturday 21st October from 7.30pm. ...

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Posted: 2017-09-25 12:09:36

An Afternoon With Newman by Fr Peter Conley: A Friends of Maryvale Public Event, Sun 8th October 2017, 4.00pm

The Friends of Maryvale are delighted to present 'An Afternoon With Newman' by Fr Peter Conley on Sunday 8th October 2017, from 4.00pm. ...

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Posted: 2017-09-18 12:55:09

Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem: Celebratory Mass

Knights and Dames of the Midlands Section of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem gathered at Maryvale Institute, Old Oscott Hill, Birmingham on 25th July 2017 ...

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Posted: 2017-07-26 11:12:06

Pilgrimage Day 2017

Maryvale's annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus took place on Sunday 25th June 2017, with an open-air Mass celebrated by Cn David Oakley, Rector of St Mary's College, Oscott. ...

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Posted: 2017-07-07 10:29:29

Homily on the Memorial of St Irenaeus, Bishop & Martyr: Rev Dr Brice de Malherbe

On 28th June 2017, visiting BDiv examiner, Rev Dr Brice de Malherbe (Faculté Notre Dame de Paris), delivered a homily appropriate to the Feast Day of St Iranaeus, Bishop & Martyr to Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity students. ...

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Posted: 2017-06-30 11:28:46

Branching Out: MCC Singapore

On 27th May 2017, Fr Edward Clare (Institute Director) returned to Singapore to deliver the second study day of the Maryvale Certificate in Catechesis course held in the archdiocese. ...

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Posted: 2017-05-30 11:05:30

Listen Now: Professor Marengo Public Lecture 2017 - The Task of the New Evangelisation

Listen now to the public lecture delivered at Maryvale by Professor Gilfredo Marengo from the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (Rome).

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Posted: 2017-05-23 13:47:21

You Said We Did 2016-17

At Maryvale Institute, we're always seeking to improve the learner experience and value our students' opinions on how we can achieve this. In light of recent student feedback, here are some of examples of how we have acted upon our learners' feedback:

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Posted: 2017-03-30 10:04:55

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

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

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