St Mary's hosts day of online events to celebrate 10th anniversary of Papal Visit

Heart Speaks Unto Heart

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI's historic visit to St Mary's University in Twickenham, a day of online events, including a Big Assembly, a Symposium, and a panel discussion, will take place on Thursday, 17 September, linked to the educational mission of the University. See below for more details and to register.

Big Assembly with Cardinal Vincent Nichols. A film for school assemblies across England and Wales. This pre-recorded film will include footage of the Papal visit to St Mary's University ten years ago and afford Cardinal Vincent the opportunity to share a positive post-lockdown message with Catholic schools at the start of a new academic year. The film is currently in production and will be available HERE from 17th September 2020.

Heart Speaks to Heart Symposium
Communicating the Gospel - media, mission, education

Time: 11:30am-3:30pm
Location: Online via Zoom
Media: Christopher Lamb, Mission: Káren North, Education: Damian Howard sj.

Co-ordinated by Simon Uttley and Anthony Towey.

Register for the symposium here:

Teach Meet on RE: 'My Best Lesson'

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Catholic Educational Futures

Time: 6:30pm-8pm
Location: Online via Zoom
A panel event chaired by Bishop Richard Moth.

Panel members:

Anthony McClaran: Vice Chancellor, St Mary's University
Paul Barber: Director, Catholic Educational Service
Dame Rachel de Souza: Chief Executive, Inspiration Trust
Bethina St Valle-Smith: Assistant Headteacher, Bishop Challoner Federation of Catholic Schools

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Films and media coverage of the visit:

Heart Speaks Unto Heart:

Tags: Papal Visit, St Mary's University, Pope Benedict, Christopher Lamb, Paul Barber, Rachel de Souza, Bethina St Valle-Smith, Karen North, Damian Howard sj, Simon Uttley, Anthony Towey, Anthony McClaran, Bishop Richard Moth,

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