Living Theology

Living Theology this year will be run as a Zoom course on three Fridays: 12, 19 and 26 of JuneThere will be two presentations in the morning and one in the afternoon; one from each of the three presenters. Here are details of the courses:The Last Supper Today, Fr. Michael Smith SJThis course will explore what we can learn about the Eucharist as it is today from the writings in the Old and New Testaments. When we take part in the Eucharist, we are taking part in a tradition that stretches back...
 STOP PRESS; Living Theology 2020 has been cancelled, owing to the Coronoavirus emergency. The programme below has been postponed to 18/20th June 2021. LIVING THEOLOGY – AMMERDOWN 2020We would love to see you at the 2020 Living Theology weekend, 19-21 June 2020, to be held at Ammerdown, near Bath.Our theme for the 2020 weekend will be:Conscience and the Common Good: Newman and Christian DiscernmentWe still have much to learn from the teachings and example of...
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Living Theology is a series of summer courses organized by the Jesuits and their associates across the country for over 50 years. The original impetus was to help Catholics study the outcomes from Vatican II. The programmes, which are informative but informal, are for everyone interested in deepening their knowledge of the Christian faith and in developing their personal reflection on Christian living and belief. They will be a guidance to consider today’s important issues for believers and...
This two–day course focusses on several aspects of how God is active in our world.Everyone follows the course on on religion and peacebuilding, led by Dr Theodora Hawksley CJ, which will explore popular and scholarly ideas about the connections between religion, violence and peacebuilding. The participants will look in particular at teaching on peace in the Catholic Church. Each person will then choose two additional courses among those offered.Courses outlines Dr Theodora Hawksley CJ is a...
Loreto Centre
We would love to see you at the 2019 Living Theology weekend, 7-9 June, to be held at Llandudno.Our theme for the 2019 weekend will be:“Understanding your everyday beliefs” What is Living Theology?The Living Theology Summer School has been organised by Jesuits and their associates in venues across the country for over 50 years. The courses continue to provide opportunities for Christians of all denominations to deepen their understanding of the Christian faith, and develop their personal...
Join the Living Theology Weekend at the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology in collaboration with the Jesuits in Britain on Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July 2018.The team has put together an exciting set of lectures and speakers in the hope that the course will offer you an opportunity to engage with old questions in a new and creative way.Dr Nicholas Austin SJ will lead two plenary sessions on the question of a discerning Church.Dr Susan O’Brien will explore the role of women in the...
Bar Convent chapel
“Thy Will be done?” ~ healing God’s world You are invited to a Study Weekend at The Bar Convent in York, on the 14th & 15th July, 2018.  This involves informative talks, lively discussion, prayer and companionship – a most worthwhile combination!  Some accommodation is available (see below).  We look forward to seeing you!What are the implications of the prayer “Thy Will be done”?  Our speakers will consider ‘justice’: from scriptural foundations, church teachings,...
Questions of faith and science: Manchester 25 - 27 November 2016
A leading Jesuit scientist will be the main speaker at an event in Manchester that will challenge us to consider life beyond our own world. Fr Chris Corbally SJ of the Vatican Observatory will be asking: Would you baptise an extraterrestrial? and other questions from the frontiers of Faith and Science when he takes part in Living Theology at the Catholic Chaplaincy of Manchester's Universities later this month.Fr Corbally is a member of the British Province of the Society of Jesus who...
WOULD YOU BAPTISE AN EXTRA TERRESTRIAL?And other questions from the frontiers of FAITH AND SCIENCEA weekend of Living Theology talks at Manchester Universities Catholic Chaplaincy25th - 27th November, 2016Main Speaker - Chris Corbally SJ - Research Astronomer at the Vatican ObservatoryFRIDAY (Free entry)Christopher Corbally SJ: Taking Science Seriously and Talking about GodSATURDAYChristopher Corbally SJ: A Quick Survey of Modern CosmologyMichael Smith SJ: Evolution and Genesis...
Chapel at Ammerdown
If you are looking for Living Theology 2018 please follow this link  The Project: Living Theology was originally created just after Vatican II to offer opportunities to the laity to study and learn about the documents of that great Council from experts. Over the past half century the brief has widened, and now covers nearly all aspects of modern Christianity – scripture study, all branches of theology, canon law, conscience and other faiths have all played their part in opening up our...

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