Category Archives: English Catholic History

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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Day Conference in Birmingham

Archdiocese of Birmingham Historical Commission England and Rome: Anglo-Papal relations c1350 to 1870 at Cathedral House (Grimshaw Room) Birmingham Monday 25 June 2018 10.45 am to 4.00 pm (registration from 9.45 am) Speakers Prof. R.N. Swanson  ‘Exploiters or exploited’; the … Continue reading

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Buckfast Abbey: Book launch and Conference – 7 October 2017

There will be a special one day conference at Buckfast Abbey to launch a new book on the history, art and architecture of the Abbey ahead of their millenium year in 2018. The date will be Saturday 7th October. It … Continue reading

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Downside Lectures 2017

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Catholic History Day, Bar Convent, York, Saturday 3rd June 2017

This year’s programme: Exile and Return: The Bar Convent and the English Catholic Story   Dr. James Kelly:  Rendering unto Caesar? The secular, the sacred and the formation of an English Catholic identity c.1558-1793 Dr. Cormac Begadon:  Exile and Mission: the … Continue reading

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Catholic History Walks, London, 2017

Organised by Catholic History Walks, two Springtime riverside walks along the Thames will be organised in March, starting from the Church of the Most Precious Blood at London Bridge, which is in the care of the Ordinariate. The Walks are … Continue reading

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Catholic Bishops of Great Britain – a new publication by Chris Larsen

We have received the following communication from Chris Larsen which we produce in full below, regarding an important new publication: I am pleased to announce that my book, Catholic Bishops of Great Britain: A Reference to Roman Catholic Bishops from … Continue reading

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