“Make your ways known to me, O Lord.
Teach me your paths.
Set me in the way of truth, and teach me,
for you are the God who saves me.”

Psalm 25: 4-5

In this section, we give detailed information on all aspects of our work apart from academic awards. Find out about academic courses

    The Margaret Beaufort Institute offers:
  • Access for Catholic women to high quality theology courses
  • Preparation in lay pastoral practice, and for lay ministries
  • Supervision for research degrees in theology for Catholic women and men
  • Sabbatical opportunities in theology for Catholic women and men
  • A residential experience for mature students, and researchers from many backgrounds, seeking to balance personal independence with relationships through a community of faith.
    We engage with:
  • The local and wider Catholic Church through our facilities and staff
  • Members of other world faiths
  • Local community organisations who share our values.

Academic teaching

Preparation for lay ministry and pastoral practice

Sabbatical opportunities


Opening our doors

Living in community
A feature of the Institute is the opportunity we offer to live in a supportive, unrestrictive community.
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