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Public events and courses

Book launch
Sunday 25 June 2017 -

"Living God for God" by Dr Susan O'Brien book launch at the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology.

Leaving God for God is a study of five generations of Catholic Sisters in Britain from 1847 to 2017, and of their wide-ranging ministries to people in poverty.


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More about this book - here in PDF format

Vatican II Course
Saturday 21 October 2017 -

The Second Vatican Council

A 3-Day Course at the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology, Cambridge

Explore the history, teaching, reception and impact of the most significant event in the Roman Catholic Church in the last hundred years.

Dates: 21, 28 October and 4 November (10 am – 4.30 pm)

Venue: 12 Grange Rd, Cambridge CB3 9DU

Fees: £210 or £70 per Saturday some bursaries are available; please see details here.

Day 1 (Saturday 21 October): the background and context of the Council
Day 2 (Saturday 28 October): the texts produced by the Council
Day 3 (Saturday 4 November): the ‘reception’ of the Council and looking towards possible future developments in a rapidly changing world.

The course will be led by Dr Peter Coughlan (Visiting Lecturer at Heythrop College, University of London).

A more detailed description of the course and how to register can be found here (PDF format). Fees to be paid by cheque (made to Margaret Beaufort Institute) on the first day of the course.

Places are limited so please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Tea and coffee will be provided. Please bring your lunch.