Thomas Becket

The Society for Ecumenical Studies presents an online seminar marking the 850th anniversary of the murder of St Thomas Becket (details below).Tuesday 23rd February, 7.30pm – 9pm (on Zoom). Book your place here. For more information, please contact sfes.secretary@gmail.comThe keynote speaker is Henry Mayr-Harting, the first Roman Catholic and the first layperson to be appointed Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the University of Oxford (a post he held from 1997 – 2003).Archbishop...
Stonyhurst Becket Relic
For the first time in 800 years, a relic of martyr Saint Thomas Becket has returned to the UK for a pilgrimage tour during Becket Week, an ecumenical series of events organised by the Hungarian government. It was reunited alongside others with part of the Archbishop’s skull that has been stored at Stonyhurst College in the Ribble Valley since the 1500s. Both were on display in Westminster Cathedral on Monday, ahead of the week-long pilgrimage from London to Canterbury involving the...