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Stonyhurst: Foundations blessed at Christian Heritage Centre

On Monday, 1st May, Feast of St Joseph the Worker, the site of Theodore House - the Retreat, Study and Leadership Centre of the Christian Heritage Centre at Stonyhurst (CHC) – was blessed, ahead of building work commencing tomorrow, Tuesday 2nd May. The site, which was originally a 19th century mill providing wheat for Stonyhurst College fell into disrepair, and has now been taken ...

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Theodore Trust donates final £2m to Christian Heritage Centre at Stonyhurst

Group gathered for the presentation, including front row:  LtoR: Baroness Masham of Ilton, HE The Hungarian Ambassador, Lady Nicholas Windsor, Lord Nicholas Windsor, Lord Alton of Liverpool, Field Marshal Lord Guthrie, Lord Deben, Lord Shinkwin

At a reception in the House of Lords last night, Fr John Barnes, Chairman of the Theodore Trust, on behalf of his trustees, presented a cheque for two million pounds to the Christian Heritage Centre at Stonyhurst. This is the final donation to be made by the Theodore Trust before it is wound up. The gift will be applied to Phase Three of the Christian Heritage Centre at Stonyhurst -...

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John J Studzinski CBE, honoured by Prince of Wales

John Studzinski

John Studzinski has been honoured by the Prince of Wales for his support of the arts. John was one of the principal sponsors of the Treasures from Heaven exhibition at the British Museum and is a Patron of the charity, the Christian Heritage Centre, at Stonyhurst. He is also a Trustee of The Passage night shelter, founded by Cardinal Basil Hume OSB, and Vice Chairman of Human Rights Watch. He i...

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Lord Windsor visits site of proposed Christian heritage centre at Stonyhurst

Lord Nicholas with curator Jan Graffius

On the feast of Candlemas, 2 February, Lord Nicholas Windsor visited the site which has been designated to house a national Christian Heritage Centre at Stonyhurst College. The Centre will tell the story of the coming of Christianity to Britain, the narrative of the following 2,000 years, and the contribution which the Christian faith has made to the nation.

It will house some of t...

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Stonyhurst unveil plan for Christian Heritage Centre

l-r: John Cowdall, Ilyas Khan, Lady Windsor and Andrew Johnson

Stonyhurst College, the Jesuit boarding school in Lancashire, held a reception in the Speakers’ Apartments at the Palace of Westminster recently, to introduce its historic collection of sacred artefacts. Curator Jan Graffius talked about the collection, which includes precious vestments, silver, manuscripts and relics, many of which were rescued during the English Reformation and held in ...

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Campion Day at Stoneyhurst

Archbishop Mennini with Stoneyhurst staff and altar servers

The Apostolic Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Antonio Mennini, celebrated a special Campion Day Mass  at Stonyhurst College on 1 December. After the Mass he  presented an Apostolic Blessing from His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for the Christian Heritage Centre project at Stonyhurst. The Blessing was accepted by the Headmaster of the College and the Heads of Line. During the Mass Mg...

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