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Vacancy: Diocesan Mission Catechist (Diocese of Shrewsbury)

The Diocese of Shrewsbury is seeking to employ Catechists to assist with the organisation and provision of the formation of those working in all areas of parish and adult catechesis throughout the Diocese. The task will involve seeking the renewal of catechetical formation, training new catechists and supporting parish catechists....

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Posted: 2018-11-07 12:04:43

Redford Memorial Lecture 2018

On Monday 19th November, the eve of graduation, the fourth annual Redford Memorial Lecture will take place in Maryvale chapel, a tribute to the memory of Canon John Redford who died in 2013. This year, Rt Rev Peter Doyle, Bishop of Northampton, will address visitors, students, staff and associate staff on 'The Legacy of the World Meeting of Families for the Church of England and Wales'...

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Posted: 2018-11-01 09:58:16

Between Death & Resurrection: Now Out in Paperback

Following the successful hardback publication in December 2016 of the latest research by Dr Stephen Yates (Director of the MA in Catholic Applied Theology programme), Between Death and Resurrection: A Critical Response to Recent Catholic Debates Concerning the Intermediate State, we're delighted to announce that his work is now also available in paperback and as an e-book from Bloomsbury Publishing. ...

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Posted: 2018-10-26 14:48:25

Silent Movie Night: Saturday 17th November 2018, 7.00pm

The Friends of Maryvale invite you to Silent Movie Night at Maryvale on Saturday 17th November, with live music from Vincent Byrne. The programme will start at 7.00 pm and all funds raised will be donated to help those affected by the recent natural disasters in Kerala and the Philippines, which have affected many, including family and friends of some of our Bridgettines. ...

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Posted: 2018-10-19 13:38:14

Mgr Paul Watson

Everyone at Maryvale was saddened to hear of the death of Mgr Paul Watson on 16th October, following a long illness over recent years. Fr Paul was the second director of the Maryvale Institute, a post he held from 2000 to 2012, during which time he oversaw the expansion of Maryvale's international outreach...

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Posted: 2018-10-18 15:28:27

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

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

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

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

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