Heythrop College

Father Alan Williams SM, appointed by Pope Francis yesterday as Bishop of Brentwood, is a former student of Heythrop College, University of London. Born in Oldham, Lancashire in 1951, bishop-elect Williams took final vows in the Society of Mary [the Marist Fathers] in 1981 and took the Postgraduate Diploma in Pastoral Theology at Heythrop in 1982-83. He was ordained priest in 1983.In addition to his degrees in theology, psychology and religious education, Fr Williams has served...
Cappella Fede choir and orchestra will perform their London debut concert on 19 June 2014 at the Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1 as part of the 400th Anniversary celebrations for the Foundation of Heythrop College – For the Greater Glory of God and the More Universal Good. The programme will feature music associated with English Jesuit colleges in Liège and St Omers, as well as music by composers in the wider European Jesuit college network...
Humanitarian law is said to be essential knowledge for soldiers, politicians and judges. But the basics of such law are also essential for modern missionary, development and aid workers – all the more so in the asymmetric civil wars and religious conflicts of our generation.An afternoon seminar at Heythrop College, University of London, in May is designed to introduce Church and NGO personnel to the relevant humanitarian law and to equip them to deal responsibly with the conflict...
The Jesuits have welcomed the news that the ninth Archbishop of Liverpool is to be Malcolm McMahon, currently Bishop of Nottingham. Bishop McMahon studied theology at Heythrop College, University of London, which this year is celebrating the 400th anniversary of its foundation by the Jesuits in Louvain. Archbishop-Elect McMahon is due to be installed at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King in Liverpool on 1 May 2014. The Jesuits based in the Archdiocese and more broadly offer him their...
The third in the series of Loschert lectures at Heythrop College will take place next Wednesday, 26 March. Titled 'Christian Responsibility in Public Life - the 21st Century Challenges', it will be given by Lord Daniel Brennan QC.Lord Brennan has been a Queen’s Counsel since 1985 and is a senior associate member of the Matrix Chambers. He specialises in commercial law, international law and international arbitration. He was Chairman of the Bar in 1999 and has been a member of the...
I was born in 1931 in a Catholic working class family in the West of Scotland and educated locally, graduating from the University of Glasgow before joining the Jesuit order. My training as a Jesuit took me to England, the United States of America, and Rome, where I obtained my doctorate in moral theology from the Gregorian University. I have since lectured, broadcast and written regularly, and travelled abroad a great deal, dealing with various aspects of human and Christian moral behaviour....
Frederick Copleston was born in Taunton on 10 April 1907 and educated at Marlborough College. In 1925 he was received into the Catholic Church at Devizes, going up to St. John’s College, Oxford to study Classics the same year. After leaving Oxford in 1929, Freddie entered the seminary at Oscott, but after a year he decided to enter the Jesuit novitiate in Roehampton. He was ordained at Heythrop in 1937, and completed his tertianship at Sentmaringer, Munster in 1938-1939.In 1939 he...

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