Oxford University

The harmonising threadThe Jesuits have served the Oxford University chaplaincy since 2007. But the chaplaincy was established  as early as 1895 when the Catholic hierarchy first allowed Catholic students to attend Oxford.  Their caution had been caused by the danger of exposing young Catholics to such a strongly Protestant environment, hence the urgency of setting up:“a universities Catholic Education Board to institute and supervise safeguards for the faith of the Roman...
Louise Richardson Cardinal Cormac Murphy- O'Connor
The old Irish greeting, Cead Mile Failte, “a hundred thousand welcomes” was clearly appropriate at Campion Hall on 13th May, when Oxford University’s recently appointed Vice-Chancellor Professor Louise Richardson FRSE formally graced the Hall at a Guest Night dinner.  Participants included some members of the Jesuit community and other guests who also hailed from her native Ireland, most notably His Eminence Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, the Emeritus...
A Jesuit studying at Oxford University has been awarded the runner-up prize for the Peter Beaconsfield Prize in Physiological Sciences, 2014. Fr Sumeth Perera SJ from Sri Lanka is in the second year of his DPhil. A member of the Campion Hall Community, he is reading for his doctorate in Genetics at the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG), working in the Goberdhan and Wilson laboratories.The Peter Beaconsfield Prize, which is open to postgraduate students in Physiological...