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Philip Endean SJ with members of the Ignatian Leadership Programme Training Team, meeting in Rome this summer
Congratulations to Philip Endean SJ, who has taken over as Director of the second cycle (Masters’ level) programme of studies at Centre Sèvres in Paris. From the beginning of September, he has become responsible for overseeing the studies of about forty students, including Jesuits from France and further afield.The traditional “journée de rentrée” for the programme took place last Wednesday, 5th September, including a picnic lunch in the newly-planted garden of the Centre. "The role is a...
On the evening of 12th June, Rev’d John Jenkins CSC delivered the annual Campion Lecture at Campion Hall. Fr Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana (USA) and a graduate of the Hall, spoke about the history and mission of the university in the modern world.Emphasizing that Oxford in particular “must possess something of lasting value to survive through so many dramatic changes in society,” he suggested that Oxford’s longevity is a result of its commitment to...
The Jesuits in Britain have been involved in higher education since the seventeenth century. Heythrop College in Kensington, an incorporated college of the University of London, can trace its foundation to a seventeenth century bequest to establish a college on the Continent where English Jesuits might be trained. In1614 a college was founded at Louvain which later was transferred to Liège, where it thrived for nearly two centuries. The college even survived the suppression of the Jesuit...
Video of hJ7W5ldFqFM Five Tips for Catholic FreshersThe first weeks of Uni will probably be the most exciting times you’ll ever experience. They can also be some of the most stressful. This is true especially for those who’ve been observing their Catholic faith before coming to Uni. You might feel anxious that you will be pressured to move away from your faith. If you feel you want to continue to be a Catholic when you begin at University, or maybe to explore your...
Some of the most renowned organists in the world will be giving recitals at Holy Name Church in Manchester over the coming months, playing upon what is regarded as one of finest instruments in Britain. The organ, which remains tonally unaltered since its installation in 1871, was restored in 2002 by David Wells and lends itself particularly well to the acoustics of the Victorian church.The musicians who will be playing in the 2014 recital series at Holy Name are some of the finest performers in...
The novellist and screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce (the man behind the 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony) will be running a film writer’s workshop this evening at the Jesuit-led Catholic Chaplaincy of Manchester Universities. The Chaplaincy is collaborating with the Insight Film Festival to create the North of England Student Film Award 2014 for full-time students in Northern England. Successful entrants will be invited to Hollywood for a six week internship with Loyola Productions –...
  Video of Rev'd James Hanvey, SJ Intro Media Folder: Media RootCampion Hall is part of the University of Oxford, one of six 'Permanent Private Halls'. Each of these Halls and the University’s 37 Colleges provide a social and academic community with its own particular style and traditions for members of the wider University. Campion Hall is also the Jesuit Community in Oxford. It was founded in 1896 as a house of studies, intended mainly for members of the Society of Jesus...