Hurtado centre

Dr William Wood and the Thinking drinker
Dr William Wood is the Moody Fellow and Tutor in Theology at Oriel College Oxford. His research interests include Blaise Pascal and the meaning of the claim ‘God is truth’. He will be answering the question ‘Are miracles possible’.Bill will be addressing the audience at Stepney City Farm, which is holding a late night opening specially for this event. The farm will be serving food and drinks, and guests will also have a chance to wander round and see the animals!Entry to the event costs £5 only...
Fr Stephen Wang and the Thinking drinker
Fr Stephen Wang is the Senior Catholic Chaplain for the University of London, and also teaches Philosophy and Theology at Allen Hall seminary. He is a clear and engaging public speaker. He will be talking to the intriguing title ‘Five Reasons not to Believe in God’.The event will be held at the lovely bistro bar ‘The Turk’s Head’ in Wapping. The venue will open at six, and will be serving food and drinks all evening. Entry to the event costs £5 only and can be purchased beforehand on Eventbrite...
Andrew Pinsent and the Thinking Drinker
Andrew Pinsent is the Research Director of the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion at Oxford University. Andrew will be addressing the question ‘Is there an inconsistency between Christianity and Science, either in method or findings?’. This perennial question is the focus of Fr Andrew’s study and research.The first of the talks in this series will be held at the Captain Kidd, Wapping. The upstairs area is open for the talk from 6.30 pm and drinks will be served there till 10.45. Entry...
Building a community for truth and justiceRebecca Gormally is the Programmes Manager of the Hurtado Jesuit Centre in Wapping - a Jesuit residence, where seven Jesuits live.  It is home to the important Jesuit Refugee Service, and it also offers to East London a place of Ignatian community.  It is named after St Alberto Hurtado SJ (1901-1952) a Chilean Jesuit, lawyer and social worker, founder of the influential ‘Hogar de Cristo’, which provided homes for abandoned young...
philosophy on tap art man
Philosophy on Tap is a series of talks on Political Philosophy held in venues around the East End. The first event is taking place at  Stepney City Farm.Dr Michael Black, former director of the American Stock Exchange, and current fellow at Blackfriars Oxford will be speaking on 'Is an ethical banking system possible?'The farm is a 3 minute walk from Limehouse DLR. It has a wonderful cafe space, which will be selling food, and running a bar. The farm will be open to look round...
If you would welcome a space for quiet for a while, come and join us on a Saturday morning for:a short guided reflectiontime for silence or stillnessthe chance to talk to an experienced listenerplus some nice coffee and pastries!This event will focus on: How do we stay true to what we know is best, when life is lonely or there's a decision to be made? With a meditation and shared wisdom.Places are limited so please book in advance: 02074887325 or welcome@hurtadocentre.org.uk
If you would welcome a space for quiet for a while, come and join us on a Saturday morning for:a short guided reflectiontime for silence or stillnessthe chance to talk to an experienced listenerplus some nice coffee and pastries!This event will focus on: How do we hear God's voice speaking to us? We will learn a form of imaginative prayer as a source of affirmation of who we are in God.Places are limited so please book in advance: 02074887325 or welcome@hurtadocentre.org.uk
Come and join us on a Saturday morning for:a short guided reflectiontime for silence or stillnessthe chance to talk to an experienced listenerSome nice coffee and pastries will also be available.The theme will be "Advent and Waiting"As we reach towards the end of term, join us to savour the magic of Advent. We will hold on together for the light yet to come in anticipation of future celebrations and joy.Places will be limited so please book in advance: 020 7488 7325 or welcome@...
This is the eighth Pray as you go reflection, commemorating the two hundredth anniversary of the Restoration of the Society of Jesus. A reflection on the life of St Alberto Hurtado.Joanne Boyce sings You are my Hands. As I listen to this music can I put myself entirely at Gods’ mercy?This month we are reflecting on the life of St Alberto Hurtado. Born in 1901, Alberto was a Chilean priest, lawyer and social worker, who in 1944 became the founder of the ground breaking charitable...

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