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Welcome to Latin Classes!

A warm welcome back is being given to lecturer, Philip Marshall, at the Centre for Catechesis & Adult Formation this November, as he leads the new Latin Programme with weekly, online evening classes....

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Posted: 2021-10-13 10:28:28

Academic Forum: 21st October 2021, 6.00pm - All Welcome

Join us on Thursday 21st October for the St John Henry Newman Research Centre for Catholic Theology's Academic Forum, the latest in a series of occasional, public seminars by Maryvale academics. This time, Mr Patrick Martin, MA, will be discussing Historical Apologetics....

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Posted: 2021-10-07 12:44:03

Farewell But Not Goodbye to the Bridgettines

With sadness, we bid farewell to Mother Jaya and the Bridgettine Sisters from Maryvale House. ...

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Posted: 2021-08-04 14:42:17

MA Director Delivers Paper to Irish Guild of Catholic Scholars

On 26th June 2021, Maryvale Institute's MA in Catholic Applied Theology Director, Dr Stephen Yates, gave a well-received paper to the Annual Conference of the Irish Guild of Catholic Scholars. The paper, How are Catholic Theologians to Approach the Problem of Hell? is based on Dr Yates'current academic research and builds upon his recent book Between Death and Resurrection: A Critical Response to Recent Catholic Debates Concerning the Intermediate State, issued by Bloomsbury Publishing. ...

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Posted: 2021-07-01 09:25:45

Archdiocese Statement on Maryvale House

The Archdiocese of Birmingham has announced it is considering options for the future of Maryvale House, a listed building which is in great need of renovation....

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Posted: 2021-05-21 13:17:36

Papal Blessing for Maryvale Conference

Just moments before the third session of the Exploring the New Directory for Catechesis Online Conference was due to begin, on Friday 14th May 2021, Maryvale Institute was thrilled to hear news that the event had received a blessing from Pope Francis bestowed on all participating....

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Posted: 2021-05-18 14:20:05

Sacred Heart Novena: June 2021

Join us in person or online for our annual Novena to the Sacred Heart at the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Live stream Mass, Sermon and Novena each evening at 8.00 pm, Thursday 3rd June to Thursday 10th June 2020, at 8.00 pm on Friday 11th June for Mass to celebrate the Feast of the Sacred Heart and for Pilgrimage Afternoon at 3.00 pm on Sunday 13th June....

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Posted: 2021-04-30 14:24:27

New Director for BA (Hons) Philosophy Appointed

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Harry Schnitker as Programme Director for the Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and the Catholic Tradition programme (validated by The Open University), from 1st April 2021. ...

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Posted: 2021-04-20 10:13:18

Maryvale Academic Publishes New Book

Meister Eckhart and Thomas of Erfurt: Modism and the Philosophy of Grammar is the latest book to be co-edited by our Philosophy Programme Director, Dr Christopher M. Wojtulewicz. This multilingual volume brings together a host of research into the relationship between these two figures from the great medieval city of Erfurt, Germany. Whilst Meister Eckhart is well known, Thomas of Erfurt is less known. Thomas was one of the last figures of the 'Modistae'—a group of speculative grammarians who believed that grammar and syntax intrinsically mirror the world. Heading towards the mid-fourteenth century, modism declined, resurfacing in later centuries in various ways. Thomas of Erfurt was particularly influential on the thought of Martin Heidegger, as Thomas' seminal work (the Grammatica speculativa) was wrongly understood at the time to have been written by Duns Scotus. ...

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Posted: 2021-03-26 12:28:32

St. John Henry Newman’s Plea is Fulfilled at his One-Time Home

We are delighted to share an article on Maryvale Institute, published in The Catholic World Report, by respected Catholic journalist and Dame of the Order of the Order of St Gregory, as well as Associate Lecturer on the Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity programme, Mrs Joanna Bogle. ...

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Posted: 2020-12-09 12:54:15

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

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 Revalidated by the Open University

Maryvale is delighted to announce that following an institutional review, The Open University has revalidated the organisation for provision of its validated Higher Education courses for a further 5 years. The panel was very positive about all aspects of the institute, commending it for...

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

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