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Get a Taste for the Faith

Have you ever wanted to get to know your Faith better, but did not know who to ask or where to start? Here’s your chance to find out more! Join Maryvale's Director for Further Education Courses, Dr Marie Cooke, for an introduction to adult faith formation at St Francis of Assisi Church, Handsworth, on Tuesday 17th July from 7.30pm. All welcome....

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Posted: 2018-07-11 19:35:11

Pilgrimage Day 2018

Maryvale's annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus took place on Sunday 10th June 2018, with an open-air Mass celebrated by Rev Dr Michael Cullinan, Director of the Bachelor of Divinity course and of the Higher Institute of Religious Science. ...

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Posted: 2018-06-12 12:28:46

New Independent Study Modules for 2018

Maryvale now provides a series of stand-alone modules for study. These can simply be audited, or a Maryvale Certificate award can be gained by completing a single written assignment of 1500 words for each module studied. You can take as long as you need over the study, fitting the reading and reflection on the text into your daily life as suits you best. There are many subjects to choose from - including an Introduction to Church History and an Introduction to Catholic Social Teaching..

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Posted: 2018-06-01 14:25:25

Humanae Vitae Lecture: Streaming Now

Public Lecture at Maryvale, 19 May 2018, 7.30pm: Humanae Vitae - 50 Years On: Towards a Deeper Understanding. Insights from the work of the commission to study the history of the drafting of the encyclical by Professor Gilfredo Marengo, from the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (Rome). All welcome.

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Posted: 2018-05-24 12:47:38

Data Protection Updates

We've updated our data protection policies in compliance with the new GDPR regulations which came into effect on 25th May 2018. These documents help to explain what personal information we collect, as well as how and why we use it.. ...

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Posted: 2018-05-23 22:09:19

MCC Graduates Offer: 20% off 1st Year BDiv Fees

Rev Dr Michael Cullinan (HIRS Director) is delighted to announce an exclusive offer open to all Maryvale Certificate in Catechesis (MCC) students who are either due to graduate this year or who have graduated in the last 5 years: 20% discount on First Year course fees for 2018-2019 applicants to the Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity (BDiv) programme. ...

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Posted: 2018-05-03 13:40:20

New Book: Professor Mary Mills, Reflections on Laudato Si'

Maryvale is delighted to announce the publication of a collaborative title edited by Director of Postgraduate Research Professor Mary Mills, Research Supervisor Dr Harry Schnitker and PhD Research graduate Rev Dr John Arthur Orr. The editors have collected a series of thoughtful, wide-ranging essays on Pope Francis' Encyclical Laudato si'from contributors who are all connected to Maryvale, including lecturers and graduates. ...

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Posted: 2018-04-18 11:57:31

Michael Hodgetts, Midland Martyrs 1580-1680

Maryvale is delighted to announce the publication of a new title by Maryvale staff member, Mr Michael Hodgetts. Mr Hodgetts, an established Lecturer on the Ecclesiastical Bachelor of Divinity and BA (Hons) Philosophy courses conducted his latest research on Midland Martyrs 1580-1680. The book, published by the Archdiocese of Birmingham Historical Commission, was launched on 28th February 2018 at Harvington Hall...

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Posted: 2018-03-28 14:16:49

Packed House at St Brigid of Ireland Fundraising Concert

A fantastic night was had by all at the St Brigid of Ireland Fundraising Concert at Maryvale on 1 February. The concert, which included music by Hooley and Irish dancing, was attended by over 90 people and raised over £700 towards the Bridgettine car appeal. The Friends of Maryvale would like to thank all who came, took part and performed.

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Posted: 2018-02-05 12:42:23

CPMM Students Celebrated in Edinburgh

On 13th January 2018, the hard work of Maryvale Institute students from the all over the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh was recognised in an awards ceremony held in the beautiful setting of St Patrick’s Church (Cowgate, Edinburgh). ...

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Posted: 2018-01-17 13:20:57

Graduation Ceremony 2017

The hard-work, dedication and commitment of over 250 students at Maryvale Institute International Catholic College came under the spotlight at this year’s graduation ceremony in the wonderful setting of St Chad’s Cathedral. Hundreds of people attended the formal presentation of the Further and Higher Education Awards 2017 on Tuesday 21 November...

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Posted: 2017-11-21 09:18:48

Journey of Faith for Parishes 2017-18

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: 2017-11-06 13:11:11

You Said We Did 2017

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

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