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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

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Catholic Archives Society

Study visit to Dublin   –   12-16 August 2019 A visit to ecclesiastical and civil archives and related institutions in Dublin Enquiries about the provisional programme and other aspects of the visit to: Mr Paul Shaw, St Mary’s Convent, 10 The … Continue reading

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The Hunted Priest, talk on Fr Gerard SJ, Farm Street, 22 May 2019

The Hunted Priest: Fr John Gerard, the English Mission and the Gunpowder Plot Date – Wednesday 22nd May Time – 6.45pm Cost – Free/donation Location – Farm Street Hall Description – Landing at night on the Norfolk Coast in October … Continue reading

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ECHA Newsletter for March 2019

Please click here for our latest newsletter and see the ‘What’s On’ Page for the latest on our visits and events in 2019.

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Michael Protheroe RIP

It was with great sadness that we heard of the death of Michael Protheroe in December 2017.  He will be remembered at ECHA for his indefatigable research into the Christian history of Glastonbury.  Many of his publications relate to this … Continue reading

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ECHA Newsletter for December 2019

Click on the link below for our latest newsletter ECHA Newsletter for December 2019

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New plaque to commemorate martyrdom of Robert Aske – Clifford’s Tower, York – 30 November 2018

York Civic Trust and the Knights of St Columba announce the dedication of a plaque to Robert Aske, leader of the Pilgrimage of Grace, martyred for his Catholic faith in 1537. The plaque on Clifford’s Tower, York, will be unveiled … Continue reading

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Know Popery – Annual Lecture on Catholic Culture and History – Lewes, 8 November 2018

The Annual Lecture on Catholic Culture and History  organised in Lewes, Sussex, will take place on 8 November.  The subject is ‘Know Popery’ and the lecturer will be Michael Maslinski, 10-times great nephew of Father John Gerard.   

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Annual Mass at the Shrine of St Edward the Confessor, Westminster Abbey, 6 October 2018

The Guild of Our Lady of Ransom organise this annual Mass.  Please see this link for further information:  Click here

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ECHA Annual General Meeting and Day Conference – Saturday 20 October, Westminster

Click here for all the information you need on our upcoming Annual General Meeting and Day Conference on the subject of Bishop Challoner to be held at Westminster Cathedral (Hinsley Room) on Saturday 20th October

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