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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
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
Representatives of Chavagnes (students from the school and the Studium, with Principal Ferdi McDermott) made a visit to the Faculty of Philosophy at the John Paul Catholic University of Lublin (KUL) 4-7 November 2017, attending lectures in Ancient philosophy, research methodology and Polish heritage, given in English. Principal Ferdi McDermott and the Chavagnes students are
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/
Chavagnes Studium students are on a study tour to Rome and Sicily this week and next.
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!
“[…] the people of this country knew how to inhabit and demarcate the world against the barbarous in honour of the seat of the gods. …they knew how to praise what is great and by acknowledging it, to bring themselves in front of the sublime, founding, in this way, a world.” – Martin Heidegger
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