The Chavagnes Studium is organising a launch event in London for its new Liberal arts degree programme, in collaboration with ICES: the Catholic university of the Vendée, and the Catholic University of Lublin. Presentations by Ferdi McDermott, Professor Anthony O’Hear OBE, Dr Thomas E Conlon, Fr Mark Lawler, Mr Denis Boyles, drinks, and then an
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Under the watchful gaze of St John Paul II, Chavagnes Principal, Ferdi McDermott and Eric de la Barre, President of the Institut Catholique d’Etudes Supérieures, signed a convention on 5th December to work as partners for a new English-language Liberal Arts degree starting in September 2018. The programme also includes a special intensive philosophy course
Ferdi McDermott, Principal of Chavagnes Studium, was welcomed by the Faculty of Philosophy and Cultural Studies at the Catholic University of Lublin this August. He is pictured here with Professor Agnieszka Lekka-Kowalik and the Dean, Professor Monika Walczak. Chavagnes and Lublin will be working together on our new Liberal Arts degree course. A further visit, with
Full details of the forthcoming Chavagnes Conference this summer, dedicated to “Mary and Martyrdom” and under the patronage of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, can be found here: http://chavagnes.org/conferences/
James Battye, who is currently working towards our HE Certificate in “The Foundations of the Western Tradition” at the Chavagnes Studium, has just heard today that he has received an unconditional offer to read English at the University of Oxford (St Hilda’s College), starting next autumn. Congratulations to James!
Here, extracted from the December issue of Eloquentia (due out this week) is an interview with Denis Boyles, one of our faculty at CHAVAGNES STUDIUM 1. Professor Boyles, could you explain how you came to get involved with the work of Chavagnes International College? The opportunity to work alongside professionals dedicated to teaching in tutorial
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
“Some Liberal Arts courses do not teach the seven traditional Liberal Arts of Grammar, Logic, Rhetoric, Astronomy, Geometry, Arithmetic and Music AND All Liberal Arts course say that they are based on the medieval Trivium and Quadrivium SO Some courses that say they are based on the medieval Trivium and Quadrivium do not in fact
In the late 13th century the Pope of the day sent his legate, Bertrand de Got, Archbishop of Bordeaux, on a visitation of the religious houses of our region. He stayed a night or two at the Priory of Chavagnes, on the site of our College, on his way to the Abbey of La Grainetière.