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Maryvale Welcomes New Head of Parish Catechetics

ane 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

Evening of Recollection, 11 April 2019

Join us on Thursday 11th April 2019 for an Evening of Recollection for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion of the Archdiocese of Birmingham. Registration and coffee will begin at 5.30pm, to be followed by an address by Rev Cn John Udris, who will lead the evening, with opportunity for Confession before Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Holy Mass. ...

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Posted: 2019-01-03 12:29:59

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

BA Philosophy Scholarship Offer 2019

Maryvale Institute is delighted to announce a scholarship opportunity open to all applying to join the BA (hons) Philosophy & the Catholic Tradition course for January 2019. Cn David Evans (Course Director) invites applications...

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Posted: 2018-11-21 12:36:15

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

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

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

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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