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Novena and Pilgrimage 2017

Annual Novena and Pilgrimage to the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Thursday 15th to Sunday 25th June 2017. All welcome...

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Posted: 2017-05-08 13:36:53

The Task of the New Evangelisation by Professor Gilfredo Marengo

Public Lecture at Maryvale, 13 May 2017: The Task of the New Evangelisation: a Church which goes forth to meet every person and "his religious sense" (Fr. L. Giussani) by Professor Gilfredo Marengo, from the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (Rome). All welcome.

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Posted: 2017-05-05 11:54:03

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

Introduction to Catholic Philosophy

The Friends of Maryvale invite you to a free public lecture by the institute's own Director of the BA Philosophy programme, entitled Introduction to Catholic Philosophy. The session, to be held at Maryvale House, will begin at 7.00 pm on Tuesday 25th April 2017 ...

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Posted: 2017-03-28 12:02:27

St George's Day Quiz

The Friends of Maryvale invite you to a fundraising quiz night at Maryvale on St George's Day, Sunday 23rd 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: 2017-03-24 11:22:11

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

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

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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