Edinburgh Jesuit Centre

What Would Francis Do?On March 19th, the feast of St Joseph, Pope Francis will mark eight years in office. Over that time, he has attempted to bring back to the Catholic church the energy and zeal which emerged from the Second Vatican Council. How far he has succeeded is the subject of the Edinburgh Jesuit Centre’s series of Lenten talks.Six prominent thinkers, each an expert in their own field, will address different aspects of Francis’ tenure.The series starts at 7.30 on Tuesday 23rd February...
A free talk with the Director of the Vatican Observatory Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ is Director of the Vatican Observatory and the President of the Vatican Observatory Foundation. He is a native of Detroit, Michigan, received SB and SM degrees from MIT, and earned his PhD in Planetary Sciences from the University of Arizona. Along with more than 200 scientific publications, mostly in the field of meteorites and asteroids, he is also a monthly columnist in The Tablet and the author of...
Meet a legendLegendary Scottish singer and actress, Barbara Dickson OBE, will join us for a conversation at the Edinburgh Jesuit Centre on Tuesday 15th December at 7.30pm. As a multi-million selling recording artist with an equally impressive Olivier Award-winning acting career, Barbara has firmly established herself as one of the most enduring and popular artistes in Britain today. Join us and find out more about her latest album and her Catholic faith.Tuesday 15th December, 7.30pm Zoom login...
Twenty-one years ago The Lauriston Jesuit Centre came into existence and since then has provided an impressive variety of talks, seminars and courses and, as it comes of age, it will change its name to the Edinburgh Jesuit Centre. During the early days of lockdown, the centre went digital, hosting a series of online ‘Lockdowns from Lauriston’ talks which garnered an impressive audience of 45,000 from 58 countries.The Edinburgh Jesuit Centre...