A new Catholic Liberal Arts BA in the heart of Europe

Study the Great Books of the western tradition in the heart of Catholic Europe

A community of Christian scholarship

Chavagnes, a seat of prayerful scholarship since the 13th century, where teachers and students live, pray and work together.

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The Idea of a University

"Let heart speak to heart" was the motto of the Blessed John Henry Newman, who taught that the university should be first and foremost a community.

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Friends for life

The friends you make at Chavagnes will be faithful, like-minded and ambitious Christian gentlemen. These people are going to make a difference for each other and for their world.

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Studium conference success

Over 30 delegates enjoyed a wonderful conference on The Blessed Virgin Mary in  Liturgy, Literature and Life from 1-5 August, with Bishop Athanasius Schneider leading the speakers list. Here are some comments from participants: “Just to say how much I thoroughly enjoyed the Marian conference at Chavagnes. Thank you, and all involved, for your warm

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Education: a renewing passion

Ferdi McDermott writes: I am looking forward to this forthcoming conference in Rome (18-21 November 2015) on the theme of “Educating Today and Tomorrow. A renewing passion” but I am not looking forward to the pigeon English that results from Vaticanese; the problem of ecclesio-jargon has been getting worse in recent years.  If the title of

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