Upcoming Events

Mary Ward Lecture – The Synod on Synodality with Professor Anna Rowlands

MBIT in Cambridge or Online via Zoom 12 - 14 Grange Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

The Mary Ward Lecture - The Synod on Synodality: Understanding our Ecclesial Times The Mary Ward Lecture is a distinguished event organized every year by The Margaret Beaufort Institute, which seeks to illuminate the complexities and richness of our faith and its expression in contemporary society. You can join us in this event to delve into a topic of profound significance for the Catholic Church and its faithful across the globe: "The Synod on Synodality: Understanding our Ecclesial Times." This lecture will reflect on the major themes that have emerged from the Synod on Synodality, and offer some critical reflections [...]


Discovering Jesus Through Thomas Aquinas

Jesus Lane, Cambridge CB5 8BJ Cambridge, United Kingdom

In person and Online The course will introduce students to the mystery of the Incarnation, the Person and Natures in Christ (including major heresies to be avoided), Christ’s grace and knowledge, his unity of being, unity of two wills and two operations, his prayer, Christ as priest and mediator, certain mysteries of Christ’s life such as his baptism and Transfiguration, as well as his passion, death, resurrection, ascension, and coming again as judge. This course will primarily utilize St. Thomas’s Summa theologiae, and will include opportunities for discussion and questions. This course will be recorded and the course material will [...]


Study Day on the Eucharistic Prayer

Jesus Lane, Cambridge CB5 8BJ Cambridge, United Kingdom

In the words of the Second Vatican Council: ‘the liturgy is the summit toward which the activity of the church is directed; it is also the fount from which all her power flows’ (SC, 10). The eucharist lies at the very heart of the liturgy, in which, as the Council teaches, Christ associates the church with himself in the celebration of the paschal mystery of his death and resurrection; we see this effected in and through the eucharistic prayer together with eucharistic communion. A central dimension of the eucharistic prayer is that it is a powerful Trinitarian statement of the [...]


Ethics in the Professional Context

Online with Zoom

This interactive, interdisciplinary course is designed to explore ethical concepts as they form, relate and critique a particular professional context, with a view to helping students develop their own foundations and tools for reasoning about their own professional ethics. Elements such as sources of ethical thinking and moral imagination; central concepts such as equality, common good, human dignity; the value and spirituality of work; the role of ethics in society, all contribute to the theological context in which a particular profession will be approached. Various case studies will be introduced throughout the course in order to address these questions and [...]