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Meeting John Henry Newman: St Mary's College, Oscott

Maryvale is pleased to share a series of events that are going to take place at St Mary's College Oscott between Wednesday 19th and Friday 21st June to introduce the seminary community and the people of the Archdiocese of Birmingham to Blessed John Henry Newman, as we prepare for his canonisation by Pope Francis in the coming months. All welcome...

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Posted: 2019-05-23 09:59:53

New Era for International Catholic College

Maryvale Institute - the international, distance-learning college based in Birmingham - has announced its intention to merge with the Archdiocese of Birmingham from 1st August 2019. ...

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Posted: 2019-05-20 11:02:39

Hearts on Fire Evenings: St Joseph's RC Church (Thame)

The Archdiocese of Birmingham's Department for Evangelisation and Catechetical Support (based at Maryvale Institute) has scheduled a series of 7 weekly Hearts on Fire evenings to take place at St Joseph's RC Church (Thame), beginning on Thursday 6th June at 7.30pm.. All welcome...

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Posted: 2019-05-17 12:50:18

Novena & Pilgrimage 2019

Annual Novena and Pilgrimage to the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Thursday 20th June to Sunday 30th June 2019. All welcome...

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Posted: 2019-05-09 13:24:28

BDiv Scholarship 2019-2020

Maryvale Institute is delighted to announce a scholarship opportunity open to all applying to join the Bachelor of Divinity course for academic year 2019-2020. Rev Dr Michael Cullinan (Course Director) invites applications...

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Posted: 2019-04-17 11:43:08

Research Centre 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

New Book by Maryvale Graduate

Congratulations from all at Maryvale to PhD in Catholic Studies graduate Rev Dr Daniel Cardó, who has just published his latest book, The Cross and the Eucharist in Early Christianity: A Theological and Liturgical Investigation, based on his research while a student at the institute, through Cambridge University Press. Graduating from Maryvale in 2015, Fr Daniel is currently pastor at Holy Name parish and professor at St John Vianney Seminary in Denver, Colorado. ...

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Posted: 2019-03-15 11:59:10

The Bible & You - Survey

From the Catholic Bishops' Conference:
"As part of the preparations for our 2020 Initiative – The God who Speaks: The Year of the Word, we’re conducting a very short survey about how we see and use the Bible. ..."

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Posted: 2019-03-08 14:53:05

Dr Yates Delivers Paper to IOTA Conference: Updated

From 9-12 January 2019, the inaugural conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association was held in the city of Iasi, Romania. The Conference involved several hundred scholars from over 40 countries and all six continents. ...

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Posted: 2019-01-23 11:37:33

Maryvale Welcomes New Head of Parish Catechetics

Jane Deegan, the new Head of Parish Catechetics for the Archdiocese, began work on the 1st of January. Jane is based at the Maryvale Institute, the Archdiocesan department responsible for adult formation and catechetics, but will spend most of her time out and about in the diocese, providing support, formation and advice to parish catechists and clergy. ...

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Posted: 2019-01-15 12:32:09

The Never-Ending Search for the Secret of Effective Leadership

At the recent open day for the Certificate in Leadership and Management Skills (CLMS), Programme Director Dr Steven McCabe delivered an introductory lecture on The Never-Ending Search for the Secret of Effective Leadership, as a taster session for prospective students who attended. The CLMS is a one year, part-time, distance learning course that begins at Maryvale in January 2019 and is aimed at those either already involved in or aiming to be involved in the administration and/or management of a socially-orientated organisation, whether employed or in a voluntary role....

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Posted: 2019-01-09 11:51:29

MA Revalidated by the Open University

Maryvale is delighted to announce that following a review of the Master of Arts programme in Catholic Applied Theology earlier this year The Open University has revalidated the degree for a further five years (until January 2024). ...

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Posted: 2018-11-23 14:03:29

Memorable Day for Maryvale Institute Students at St Chad’s Graduation Ceremony

On Tuesday 20th November 2018, almost 300 Maryvale students from around the world were honoured for their accomplishments at the Institute’s 2018 Further and Higher Education Awards Ceremony held at the iconic St Chad’s Cathedral. There were plenty of smiles and proud faces from the graduates during the academic procession into the grand building, where family and friends had gathered to support their loved ones....

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Posted: 2018-11-21 16:40:26

Listen Now: Redford Lecture 2018

On Monday 19th November, the eve of graduation, the fourth annual Redford Memorial Lecture took place at Maryvale, a tribute to the memory of Canon John Redford who died in 2013. This year, Rt Rev Peter Doyle, Bishop of Northampton, addressed visitors, students, staff and associate staff on 'The Legacy of the World Meeting of Families for the Church of England and Wales' and this lecture can now be streamed in full...

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Posted: 2018-11-21 16:02:34

Listen Now: Radio Maria Ireland Interviews Maryvale's Fr Edward Clare

While in Rome at the recent International Congress on Catechesis, Maryvale's Director Fr Edward Clare took time out to be interviewed by Fr Eamonn McCarthy for Radio Maria Ireland. During the discussion, Fr Eddie talked about the institute, its history and its courses, which is now available to stream in full. ...

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Posted: 2018-10-01 11:24:03

Journey of Faith for Parishes

Maryvale Evangelisation Advisor, Nichola Hurley, is pleased to offer a A Short 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: 2017-11-06 13:11:11

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