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News from the JCR/MCR - Student Profile: Nikolaas Deketelaere

Monday, March 06, 2017

Nikolaas Deketelaere is a Belgian student studying at Blackfriars this year, reading for a Master of Studies in Theology. He talks to us about his background, his studies, and where he is thinking of going next. Read more

2017 Oxford in North America Events

Monday, February 20, 2017

2017 Oxford in North America Events Good news for any of our alumni who matriculated through Oxford University: there will be three alumni events organised by the University this April in Los Angeles, Palo Alto (Silicon Valley) and New York. Some invitations have already been sent out directly from the University. Read more

A Timely Conference on 'Truth Telling and Politics'

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

 The Las Casas Institute at Blackfriars recently held a day-long conference on the perennial theme - but especially relevant in 2016 - of truth-telling in the world of politics. Blackfriars alumnus and former JCR president William Kent offers a personal reflection on the discussions of the day, which featured a distinguished list of speakers including the University's Chancellor, Lord Patten. Read more

News from the SCR - Michaelmas 2016

Monday, December 05, 2016

News from the SCR - Michaelmas 2016 Among the Regent’s numerous academic activities during Michaelmas Term was his attendance at the Sapientia Day: The Heart of Revelation, A Dominican Perspective, which took place in Budapest and was part of the Order’s 800th Jubilee celebrations. Read more

Students Enjoy Halloween Formal Hall

Friday, November 04, 2016

Michaelmas 2016: Term's First Formal Hall Blackfriars Hall - Halloween Formal Hall at St. Cross College Read more

Blackfriars Honorary Fellow Appointed Cardinal

Monday, October 10, 2016

  On Sunday 9th October, Pope Francis appointed His Excellency The Most Reverend Joseph Tobin CSsR, Archbishop of Indianapolis, as one of seventeen new Cardinals. Read more

Blackfriars Alumni Event 2016 - a joyful gathering

Monday, September 19, 2016

Blackfriars alumni and their guests assembled on Saturday 17 September for a very enjoyable dinner in the Refectory of the priory. Most of the Oxford-based friars joined our guests, and included the present and two former Regents of Blackfriars Hall (the latter being Frs Richard Finn and Simon Tugwell, both newly returned to Oxford).  Read more

The Humane Philosophy Project at Blackfriars Hall, Oxford

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Ralph-Weir-and-Mikolaj-Slawkowski-Rode-HPP-FoundersDr Mikolaj Slawkowski-Rode tells us of an important new initiative which he co-founded. Read more

Alumni Dinner 17 Sept 2016 - Now Booking!

Friday, June 17, 2016

Bookings are now open so grab a place while you can!  Read more

Blackfriars' Senior Research Fellow Prof Roger Scruton awarded Knighthood

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Blackfriars' Senior Research Fellow Prof Roger Scruton awarded Knighthood Congratulations to Prof Roger Scruton on his Knighthood. Read more

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