ADVENT MEDITATIVE REFLECTIONS AND PRAYER 2021 (Zoom links)

The Community welcome all to join them for Advent reflections and prayer – details as follows:   Advent Meditative Reflections Sundays on zoom at 5.30pm for 30 – 45 mins November 28th  Learning to Wait December 5th    Seeking the Light December 12th  Finding Joy December 19th  Preparing for the Coming of the Christchild ZOOM LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88333391691?pwd=SjhrYnFBUEZndVVIMTRRTEJqRVduQT09…

FOUNDATION DAY LECTURE 2021 – Dr Cormac Begadon

We were delighted to welcome Dr Cormac Begadon to deliver the Foundation Day Lecture 2021 at New Hall.  Cormac is Assistant Professor (Research): Sepulchrine Fellow in the History of Catholicism at University of Durham and is researching the Community’s archive. Dr James Kelly, Sweeting Associate Professor (Research) in the History of Catholicism, University of Durham, managed…

Remembering S. M. Francis Wood

On 18 September this year, the eve of the first anniversary of Frances Wood’s death, the Community, family and a few close friends came together to remember Frances (formerly SM Francis) and to celebrate her life.  Mary Francis played a pivotal role in the development of the Community’s school at New Hall. Fr Leslie, friend…

CCS Study Series: Hidden Histories

We were delighted to attend Durham University Centre for Catholic Studies two-evening online event in March 2021.  The series of talks focussed on the importance of the archives of religious congregations, from the break with Rome to the present day Dr Cormac Begadon and Dr Hannah Thomas were on the panel of speakers and spoke…