Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology2021-07-28T18:35:42+01:00

The Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology

As a lay Catholic Institute in the heart of Cambridge and part of the Cambridge Theological Federation, we resource lay people theologically both within and outside of the Catholic tradition. We provide specialist theological education and open learning opportunities for both individuals and groups.

We offer courses, study days, workshops, seminars and conferences that promote the study of theology, ethics, philosophy, pastoral practice, spirituality and theological reflection in dynamic ways that seek to meet and address twenty-first century global needs. In line with our foundational principles, we continue to promote the resourcing of women through a community life that is open to all. Through our teaching and learning we facilitate exchange with art, culture and social justice initiatives. We resource schools, parishes, hospitals, prisons and other institutions with expertise, training and pastoral support. Our theology engages with different professional and community-based (service) needs and perspectives. This is enriched and enabled by an interdisciplinary approach that is at the heart of our educational work. Many of our students gain qualifications from the University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University (DTM, BA, MA, MPhil, PhD, DProf).


Join us for a special event

Margaret Beaufort Association Study Day

Ethical Leadership and Management 

within Ecclesial and Secular Settings

This interactive day features presentations from seminal Catholic lay and religious speakers in the field, including Anna Abram, Adrian Porter SJ, Catherine Arnold OBE, Gemma Simmonds CJ, Laurentia Johns OSB, and Charles Wookey, CEO of Blueprint for Business. Topics covered include sessions on Catholic social teaching and thought; Benedictine and Ignatian spiritualities of moral and ethical leadership; and ways in which the Church’s teaching on the dignity of the individual can and must be met ‘on the ground’ both within an ecclesial and secular setting. This will be a mutually thoughtful and dynamic study day with opportunity to engage, question and explore a topic of huge impact and importance upon individual lives within and without the Church.


Course Facilitator:   Susanne Jennings, President of the Margaret Beaufort Association

Date: Saturday, 23rd Oct 2021, 10am-4pm (includes time for lunch and breaks)

Cost:  £20 

Online via Zoom

Register and pay on Eventbrite HERE



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