Tag Archives: English Catholic History

ECHA Newsletter for June 2019

Please click on the link below to view our latest newsletter ECHA Newsletter for June 2019 Should you be interested in joining us on our visit to Reading on Wednesday 3rd July, please click on the link below for 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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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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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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ECHA Newsletter for September 2018

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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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ECHA Visit to London to join the Annual Martyr’s Walk, 24 June 2018

24 June 2018 – ECHA members invited to join the Annual Martyr’s Walk, London, organised by Joanna Bogle.  Preceeded by Mass at St Etheldreda’s, Ely Place and afterwards by Benediction and tea at Tyburn Convent.  This event is free but … Continue reading

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ECHA Newsletter for March 2018

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ECHA Visit to Princes Risborough, 5 May 2018

SATURDAY 5 MAY 2018 – St Teresa’s Catholic Church, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire. Mass at 10.15am, followed by coffee.  Tour of the church with Dr Liz Duffy.  Talk by Mrs Margaret Osborne, former Northampton archivist, on Bishop Youens.  Bring your own lunch or … Continue reading

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ECHA visit to Arundel, West Sussex, 19 April 2018

Thursday 19 APRIL 2018 – Arundel, West Sussex.  Meet at Arundel Cathedral at 11am for guided tour.  Lunch in the town, or bring your own.  2pm Meet at Arundel Museum for guided tour of the town with Catholic interest. Cost: … Continue reading

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St Alphege: Saint of Bath and Saint for our Times by Dr Giles Mercer

St Alphege was born near Bath in 954 and died a martyr 1011.  Little known today, his life is however an example and inspiration.  Dr Giles Mercer, former headmaster of Stonyhurst and Prior Park Schools and author of a recent … Continue reading

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The English Dominican Province by Fr Richard Finn OP

26 Fr Richard Finn OP, a member of the Dominican house in Oxford, gives a lucid and informative account of the establishment of the Dominican Order in England. He covers their growth up to the time of the Reformation, their … Continue reading

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ECHA Newsletter for September 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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ECHA Newsletter for March 21

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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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ECHA programme for 2017 – dates for your diaries

SATURDAY 1ST APRIL 2017 – BATH, St John the Evangelist Catholic Church Topic: Reformation 500  Organiser: Simon Johnson    Details to follow MAY 2017 – LITTLE MALVERN, Worcestershire. Organiser: Vincent Burke.  Details to follow. SATURDAY 3RD JUNE 2017 – YORK. … Continue reading

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