Beggars for Heaven: The Inheritance of Jacques and Raïssa Maritain MBIT Day Conference – Wednesday 13 March 2024 – CALL FOR PAPERS A day conference open to scholars, students, lay and religious; to appraise the spiritual and intellectual inheritance of Jacques and Raïssa Maritain. Papers are welcome in any area relating specifically to Jacques or Raïssa Maritain, or to their unique complementarity. The conference aims to explore the legacy of the Maritains very broadly, emphasising ways in which their work still addresses the cultural, political, and theological spheres, in the academy and the Church. We intend that this conference is [...]
We are deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Loughlin Hickey over the weekend. As one of Margaret Beaufort Institute (MBIT) trustees, Loughlin demonstrated profound care for MBIT, actively leading and supporting various developments, including the MBIT Distinctiveness conversation, sustainability initiatives, fundraising focus, and investment policy. Loughlin was a wise and reliable friend, a creative thinker, and an adept networker. His commitment extended beyond MBIT to various charity projects, notably co-founding Blueprint for Better Business, tirelessly connecting major corporations with the imperative of serving the public purpose and common good. His impact and presence will be profoundly missed, and [...]
On October 15th, MBIT's Principal, Dr Anna Abram, delivered a sermon on education and the quest for truth at the Queens' College Chapel in Cambridge during Evensong. Would you like to read it? Just simply click here.
Are you thinking of taking one of our short courses this year? We hope that our 2023/24 programme will whet your appetite for studying with us – both in terms of your personal interests and your professional, pastoral or voluntary service needs. Topics covered include: Key thinkers in Christian Spirituality, Spirituality and the Arts, Aquinas’s Christology, Ethics, bioethics, and Biblical Studies. Our courses and events will also enable you to delve into contemporary dialogue on the synodal Church, interfaith dialogue, and a symposium on the diaconal ordination of women. All our courses will have online facilities – providing access to [...]
Link to the Survey: Bishops Alan Listens: Brentwood Diocese research (qualtrics.com) Link to the PDF of this invitation: Research Invitation (002)
To read the homily shared by Sue Price on the 10th of June, please click HERE.
Are you thinking of taking one of our short courses this year? We hope that our 2022/23 programme will whet your appetite for studying with us – both in terms of your personal interests and your professional, pastoral or voluntary service needs. All our courses will have online facilities – providing access to students from all over the world. We very much look forward to welcoming you to the Margaret Beaufort Institute, online and in person. Click here to browse MBIT's 2022 2023 short course brochure.
Title Administrator Length of post 12 months with possibility of extension Average hours per week Full-Time Salary £29,619 Location On-site with a possibility of WFH Reports to Principal Start 15 November 2022 or soon after Deadline for Applications 7 November 2022, 5 pm Application Documents Cover Letter CV Two references to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org Summary The Administrator is responsible for a number of administrative functions at MBIT as well as overseeing the communications and marketing functions for the Institute. The Institute has a particular commitment to the integration of research, teaching and pastoral practice. Its teaching ranges from [...]
MBIT in the News - April 2022 A short article by Susanne Jennings, President of the Margaret Beaufort Association was recently published in The Tablet Online. The topic is Catholic Social Teaching and leadership and summarises the late October Study Day on leadership. To see the article click here https://www.thetablet.co.uk/blogs/1/2001/what-does-catholic-social-thought-teach-us-about-leadership-