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Lectures on aspects of the history of the Catholic Church in England and Wales. The talks were recorded at meetings held in various locations in England and Wales in recent years. All our speakers are experts in their field.

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Lectures on aspects of the history of the Catholic Church in England and Wales. The talks were recorded at meetings held in various locations in England and Wales in recent years. All our speakers are experts in their field.

    Cardinal Pole by Rev Dr Kenneth Carleton

    Cardinal Pole by Rev Dr Kenneth Carleton

    Rev Carleton is a Deacon of Brentwood Diocese, UK. He gives an introduction to Cardinal Reginald Pole, Archbishop of Canterbury under Queen Mary, and son of Blessed Margaret Pole. To listen to the talk click on the arrow below or … Continue reading →

    Monasticism in Suffolk by Dr Francis Young

    Monasticism in Suffolk by Dr Francis Young

    Dr Francis Young spoke on this subject to our members during a recent Zoom lecture. It happened also to be the Feast of St Edmund to which he alludes at the beginning of the talk. Dr Young gives a masterly … Continue reading →

    With Help from the English Embassy: Spanish Civil War Letters by Loreto Sisters, 1936-38, by Dr Benjamin Hazard

    With Help from the English Embassy: Spanish Civil War Letters by Loreto Sisters, 1936-38, by Dr Benjamin Hazard

    We are grateful to Dr Hazard, of the School of History, University College Dublin, for providing us with this recording for our podcast which relates to a unique collection of letters written by Loreto Sisters during the Spanish Civil War. … Continue reading →

    Saint John Henry Newman – Doctor of the Church? by Fr Marcus Holden

    Saint John Henry Newman – Doctor of the Church? by Fr Marcus Holden

    “The spiritual guide, the apologist, the modern visionary, the antidote to liberalism, the defender of conscience, the man who never sinned against the light – these are the reasons why Newman should be considered a Doctor of the Church.”  Blessed … Continue reading →

    A History of Reading Abbey by John and Lindsay Mullaney

    A History of Reading Abbey by John and Lindsay Mullaney

    Reading Abbey, a Cluniac monastery, was founded in 1121 by Henry I, the son of William the Conqueror, in remembrance of his own son William, who had died tragically at sea. Little remains now of what was once the largest and … Continue reading →

    Bishop Youens of Northampton by Mrs Margaret Orborne

    Bishop Youens of Northampton by Mrs Margaret Orborne

    Bishop Laurence Walter Youens was a convert to the Catholic faith from Anglicanism, and was ordained priest in 1901 in High Wycombe, the first Catholic priest ordained there since the Reformation. After a period of missionary work in North Africa, … Continue reading →

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