Saturday, 19 January 2013

CISTERCIANS, CANONS, JESUITS and POETS

Upcoming Wychwood Circle dates at Wychwood Library, 7pm

February 3rd:  Final chapters of Finding Happiness: Monastic Steps for a Fulfilling Life by Abbot Christopher Jamison: VANITY and PRIDE
We will be joined by Fr Geoff van der Weegen, Prior of the Order of Anglican Cistercians, to help us round off our discussions of this book by a Benedictine. 

March 3rd:   Christian Atheist: Belonging without Believing  -  A guest appearance by Canon Brian Mountford, Vicar of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, who will talk about his book of this name (O-Books, 2011). 

April 7th:   The Great Partnership: God, Science and the Search for Meaning by Jonathan Sacks (Hodder & Stoughton, 2011) - discussion based on the Introduction. 

May 5th, June 2nd, July 7th:   Topics to be decided.  


Thursdays in Hilary Term at St Giles' Church, Oxford, 12.30pm 

From 17th January to 7th March, the Oxford Centre for Spiritual Growth offers Lunchtime Talks by a range of speakers on the theme:
Finding God in all things: The Way of Love with St Ignatius 
including, on February 21st, Gerard Hughes SJ, author of God of Surprises, whose topic is Reviewing the Day: Earthing our Spirituality 
www.ocsg.uk.net


Sundays @8pm at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford

In Christ Church's regular term-time series of informal worship and conversation, After Eight, Angela Tilby, Salley Vickers and Richard Harries, amongst others, reflect on the themes of Modern Heroes (until 3 Feb) and Art & Passion (Feb 10 - March 3). 
www.chch.ox.ac.uk/cathedral 


Bloxham Festival of Faith & Literature : A literary festival with a theological slant

Feb 15th - 17th at Bloxham School
bloxhamfaithandliterature.co.uk

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