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  • 31 May 2020
    Pentecost Sunday Rosary Rally
    Time:5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Venue:D

    Following the call of Pope Francis for families to pray the Rosary together during the month of May, a Rosary Rally has been organised inviting the faithful across England, Wales and Scotland to pray the Rosary on Pentecost Sunday from 9am to 9pm.

    The faithful in the Diocese of Westminster are invited to pray the Rosary from 5pm to 6pm on this day, alone, as a family, or as a group connecting virtually.

  • 6 June 2020
    Postponed- RCIA Seminar 2020- Vaughan House
    Time:10:00am - 12:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London, Victoria, SW1P 1QN

    POSTPONED TILL AUTUMN

    RCIA Seminar 2020:

    This year we are offering the RCIA Seminar in June, which may be more convenient for catechists and clergy. The seminars provide an opportunity to look at essential elements of the RCIA, to consider any issues or challenges and for parishes to share experience and good practice

    The Seminar is open to all RCIA catechists, clergy and helpers

    Date: Saturday 6th June 2020

    Time: 10:00am-12.30pm



    Venue: Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street SW1P 1QN


    Please book
     via Warren Brown, Email: catadmin@rcdow.org.uk  

     

     

  • 13 June 2020
    CANCELLED- Scripture Retreats- Vaughan House
    Time:10:00am - 3:00pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London, Victoria, SW1P 1QN

    EVENT CANCELLED

    Title: Scripture Retreats- Vaughan House

    Presented by: Sr. Karen Marguerite OP and Sr. Anne Walsh OP

    Theme: How sweet are your words to my taste: Putting Scriptureat the heart of our Faith.

    (Will include input on Dei Verbum; Interpretation of theBible (Pontifical Biblical Commission) and The Gift of Scripture)

    Venue: Vaughan House, 46 Francis street, London, Victoria,SW1P 1QN.

    Date: Saturday 13th June ’20

    Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm

    REGISTER

    Suggested donation £15

    Email: livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

  • 16 June 2020
    Postponed- THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN


    EVENT POSTPONED
    TITLE: THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE

    Poetry and Wisdom in the Bible
    o To present an overview of the main poetic texts of the Bible (Psalms, Song of Songs and Wisdom texts)
    o To study some chosen/representative texts


    WHEN: 16 June 2020

    LECTURERS: FR JAVIER RUIZ-ORTIZ, PH.D. AND SR MONICA CARDONA PH.D.
    LOCATION: Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN
    Time: 7:00-8:30pm
    Suggested donation £5 per talk.
    Please register at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

    The God who Speaks-Journeying with the Bible

    3 Dec

    Matthew: a Guide for 2020

    Overview of the gospel of Matthew with the study of some paradigmatic passages


    14 Jan

    What do we mean by Bible?

    o   To understand the variety of texts and how they relate to each other in the canon

    o   To present the art of translation

    28 Jan

    Who speaks in the Bible? To whom does he speak?

    o   To explore what is meant by inspiration

    o   To present some models of inspiration and interpretation

    11 Feb

    Where does the Bible come from and when did it take place?

    o   To provide some knowledge of the history and geography of salvation

    o   To recognise the main geographical sites and chronological order of the different empires.

    25 Feb

    How do we known it really happened?

    o   To acknowledge how archaeological remains enlighten aspects of the biblical account

    o   To present and comment the Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian remains at the British Museum which enlighten the biblical text.

    10 March

    Major Themes of the Old Testament

    o   To explore the most important themes in the Bible

    o   To present the running themes in the Old Testament

    21 April

    Pentateuch

    o   To present an overview of the Five Books of the Pentateuch

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    5 May

    Historical Books

    o   To present an overview of the Historical Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    19 May

    The Prophets

    o   To present an overview of the Prophetic Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    16 June

    Poetry and Wisdom in the Bible

    o   To present an overview of the main poetic texts of the Bible (Psalms, Song of Songs and Wisdom texts)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    15 Sept

    Major themes of the New Testament

    o   To explore the general message, purpose and structure of the New Testament writings

    o   To set the New Testament in tis socio-political-cultural context

    29 Sep

    The story of Jesus according to Mark, Matthew and Luke

    o   To present an overview of the Synoptic gospels

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    13 Oct

    John

    o   To present an overview of the Gospel of John

    To study some chosen/representative texts

    27 Oct

    Paul

    o   To present an overview of the Pauline correspondence

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    10 Nov

    Catholic Letters

    o   To present an overview of the Catholic Epistles (James; Peter; Jude and Hebrews)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    24 Nov

    Apocalypse

    o   To present an overview of the Apocalypse

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

  • 4 July 2020
    Cathedral Adult Confirmations
    Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Victoria St, Westminster, London SW1P 1LT, UK

    Bishop John Sherrington will celebrate

  • 12 September 2020 - 13 September 2020
    Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham

    Please email elizabethuwalaka@rcdow.org.uk for further details

  • 15 September 2020
    THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN

    TITLE: THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE


    Major themes of the New Testament
    o To explore the general message, purpose and structure of the New Testament writings
    o To set the New Testament in its socio-political-cultural context


    WHEN: 15 September 2020

    LECTURERS: FR JAVIER RUIZ-ORTIZ, PH.D. AND SR MONICA CARDONA PH.D.
    LOCATION: Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN
    Time: 7:00-8:30pm
    Suggested donation £5 per talk.
    Please register at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

    The God who Speaks-Journeying with the Bible

    3 Dec

    Matthew: a Guide for 2020

    Overview of the gospel of Matthew with the study of some paradigmatic passages


    14 Jan

    What do we mean by Bible?

    o   To understand the variety of texts and how they relate to each other in the canon

    o   To present the art of translation

    28 Jan

    Who speaks in the Bible? To whom does he speak?

    o   To explore what is meant by inspiration

    o   To present some models of inspiration and interpretation

    11 Feb

    Where does the Bible come from and when did it take place?

    o   To provide some knowledge of the history and geography of salvation

    o   To recognise the main geographical sites and chronological order of the different empires.

    25 Feb

    How do we known it really happened?

    o   To acknowledge how archaeological remains enlighten aspects of the biblical account

    o   To present and comment the Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian remains at the British Museum which enlighten the biblical text.

    10 March

    Major Themes of the Old Testament

    o   To explore the most important themes in the Bible

    o   To present the running themes in the Old Testament

    21 April

    Pentateuch

    o   To present an overview of the Five Books of the Pentateuch

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    5 May

    Historical Books

    o   To present an overview of the Historical Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    19 May

    The Prophets

    o   To present an overview of the Prophetic Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    16 June

    Poetry and Wisdom in the Bible

    o   To present an overview of the main poetic texts of the Bible (Psalms, Song of Songs and Wisdom texts)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    15 Sept

    Major themes of the New Testament

    o   To explore the general message, purpose and structure of the New Testament writings

    o   To set the New Testament in tis socio-political-cultural context

    29 Sep

    The story of Jesus according to Mark, Matthew and Luke

    o   To present an overview of the Synoptic gospels

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    13 Oct

    John

    o   To present an overview of the Gospel of John

    To study some chosen/representative texts

    27 Oct

    Paul

    o   To present an overview of the Pauline correspondence

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    10 Nov

    Catholic Letters

    o   To present an overview of the Catholic Epistles (James; Peter; Jude and Hebrews)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    24 Nov

    Apocalypse

    o   To present an overview of the Apocalypse

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

     

     

     

     

     

  • 29 September 2020
    THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN

    TITLE: THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE

    The story of Jesus according to Mark, Matthew and Luke
    o To present an overview of the Synoptic gospels
    o To study some chosen/representative texts


    WHEN: 29 September 2020
    LECTURERS: FR JAVIER RUIZ-ORTIZ, PH.D. AND SR MONICA CARDONA PH.D.
    LOCATION: Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN
    Time: 7:00-8:30pm
    Suggested donation £5 per talk.
    Please register at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

    The God who Speaks-Journeying with the Bible

    3 Dec

    Matthew: a Guide for 2020

    Overview of the gospel of Matthew with the study of some paradigmatic passages


    14 Jan

    What do we mean by Bible?

    o   To understand the variety of texts and how they relate to each other in the canon

    o   To present the art of translation

    28 Jan

    Who speaks in the Bible? To whom does he speak?

    o   To explore what is meant by inspiration

    o   To present some models of inspiration and interpretation

    11 Feb

    Where does the Bible come from and when did it take place?

    o   To provide some knowledge of the history and geography of salvation

    o   To recognise the main geographical sites and chronological order of the different empires.

    25 Feb

    How do we known it really happened?

    o   To acknowledge how archaeological remains enlighten aspects of the biblical account

    o   To present and comment the Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian remains at the British Museum which enlighten the biblical text.

    10 March

    Major Themes of the Old Testament

    o   To explore the most important themes in the Bible

    o   To present the running themes in the Old Testament

    21 April

    Pentateuch

    o   To present an overview of the Five Books of the Pentateuch

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    5 May

    Historical Books

    o   To present an overview of the Historical Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    19 May

    The Prophets

    o   To present an overview of the Prophetic Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    16 June

    Poetry and Wisdom in the Bible

    o   To present an overview of the main poetic texts of the Bible (Psalms, Song of Songs and Wisdom texts)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    15 Sept

    Major themes of the New Testament

    o   To explore the general message, purpose and structure of the New Testament writings

    o   To set the New Testament in tis socio-political-cultural context

    29 Sep

    The story of Jesus according to Mark, Matthew and Luke

    o   To present an overview of the Synoptic gospels

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    13 Oct

    John

    o   To present an overview of the Gospel of John

    To study some chosen/representative texts

    27 Oct

    Paul

    o   To present an overview of the Pauline correspondence

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    10 Nov

    Catholic Letters

    o   To present an overview of the Catholic Epistles (James; Peter; Jude and Hebrews)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    24 Nov

    Apocalypse

    o   To present an overview of the Apocalypse

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

     

     

     

     

     

  • 3 October 2020
    Cathedral Adult Confirmations
    Time:6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Venue:Westminster Cathedral, Victoria St, Westminster, London SW1P 1LT, UK

    Bishop Nicholas Hudson will preside

  • 7 October 2020
    Allen Hall Lectures with Fr John Hemer MHM –"The book of Isaiah A.K.A. The Fifth Gospel."
    Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:Allen Hall, 28 Beaufort St, Chelsea, London SW3 5AA, UK

    Allen Hall Lectures with FrJohn Hemer MHM – The book of Isaiah A.K.A. The Fifth Gospel.

    The book of Isaiah A.K.A. The Fifth Gospel.  

    Wednesday 7th October

    Refreshments will be served at 7:00pm, followed by the lecture in the Chapel at 7.30pm, and Night Prayer at 8.45pm

    at Allen Hall, 28 Beaufort St, Chelsea, London SW3 5AA

    This is a lecture by Fr John Hemer MHM exploring  the Old Testament, to bring out the understanding that the whole Bible is a unity and it all points to Jesus.  There is no charge for the Lectures,but donations  will be welcome. 

    Please register at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

     

  • Allen Hall Lectures with Fr. John Hemer MHM – The book of Isaiah A.K.A. The Fifth Gospel.
    Time:7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Venue:Allen Hall, 28 Beaufort St, Chelsea, London SW3 5AA, UK

    Allen Hall Lectures with Fr. John Hemer MHM – The book of Isaiah A.K.A. The Fifth Gospel.

    The book of Isaiah A.K.A. The Fifth Gospel.  

    Wednesday 7th October

    Refreshments will be served at 7:00pm, followed by the lecture in the Chapel at 7.30pm, and Night Prayer at 8.45pm

    at Allen Hall, 28 Beaufort St, Chelsea, London SW3 5AA

    This is a lecture by Fr John Hemer MHM exploring  the Old Testament, to bring out the understanding that the whole Bible is a unity and it all points to Jesus.  There is no charge for the Lectures,but donations  will be welcome. Please register at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

  • 13 October 2020
    THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN

    TITLE: THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE

    John
    o To present an overview of the Gospel of John
    To study some chosen/representative texts


    WHEN: 13 October 2020
    LECTURERS: FR JAVIER RUIZ-ORTIZ, PH.D. AND SR MONICA CARDONA PH.D.
    LOCATION: Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN
    Time: 7:00-8:30pm
    Suggested donation £5 per talk.
    Please register at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

    The God who Speaks-Journeying with the Bible

    3 Dec

    Matthew: a Guide for 2020

    Overview of the gospel of Matthew with the study of some paradigmatic passages

       

    14 Jan

    What do we mean by Bible?

    o   To understand the variety of texts and how they relate to each other in the canon

    o   To present the art of translation

    28 Jan

    Who speaks in the Bible? To whom does he speak?

    o   To explore what is meant by inspiration

    o   To present some models of inspiration and interpretation

    11 Feb

    Where does the Bible come from and when did it take place?

    o   To provide some knowledge of the history and geography of salvation

    o   To recognise the main geographical sites and chronological order of the different empires.

    25 Feb

    How do we known it really happened?

    o   To acknowledge how archaeological remains enlighten aspects of the biblical account

    o   To present and comment the Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian remains at the British Museum which enlighten the biblical text.

    10 March

    Major Themes of the Old Testament

    o   To explore the most important themes in the Bible

    o   To present the running themes in the Old Testament

    21 April

    Pentateuch

    o   To present an overview of the Five Books of the Pentateuch

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    5 May

    Historical Books

    o   To present an overview of the Historical Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    19 May

    The Prophets

    o   To present an overview of the Prophetic Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    16 June

    Poetry and Wisdom in the Bible

    o   To present an overview of the main poetic texts of the Bible (Psalms, Song of Songs and Wisdom texts)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    15 Sept

    Major themes of the New Testament

    o   To explore the general message, purpose and structure of the New Testament writings

    o   To set the New Testament in tis socio-political-cultural context

    29 Sep

    The story of Jesus according to Mark, Matthew and Luke

    o   To present an overview of the Synoptic gospels

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    13 Oct

    John

    o   To present an overview of the Gospel of John

    To study some chosen/representative texts

    27 Oct

    Paul

    o   To present an overview of the Pauline correspondence

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    10 Nov

    Catholic Letters

    o   To present an overview of the Catholic Epistles (James; Peter; Jude and Hebrews)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    24 Nov

    Apocalypse

    o   To present an overview of the Apocalypse

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

  • 27 October 2020
    THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN

    TITLE: THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE

    Paul
    o To present an overview of the Pauline correspondence
    o To study some chosen/representative texts


    WHEN: 27 October 2020
    LECTURERS: FR JAVIER RUIZ-ORTIZ, PH.D. AND SR MONICA CARDONA PH.D.
    LOCATION: Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN
    Time: 7:00-8:30pm
    Suggested donation £5 per talk.
    Please register at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

    The God who Speaks-Journeying with the Bible

    3 Dec

    Matthew: a Guide for 2020

    Overview of the gospel of Matthew with the study of some paradigmatic passages

    14 Jan

    What do we mean by Bible?

    o   To understand the variety of texts and how they relate to each other in the canon

    o   To present the art of translation

    28 Jan

    Who speaks in the Bible? To whom does he speak?

    o   To explore what is meant by inspiration

    o   To present some models of inspiration and interpretation

    11 Feb

    Where does the Bible come from and when did it take place?

    o   To provide some knowledge of the history and geography of salvation

    o   To recognise the main geographical sites and chronological order of the different empires.

    25 Feb

    How do we known it really happened?

    o   To acknowledge how archaeological remains enlighten aspects of the biblical account

    o   To present and comment the Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian remains at the British Museum which enlighten the biblical text.

    10 March

    Major Themes of the Old Testament

    o   To explore the most important themes in the Bible

    o   To present the running themes in the Old Testament

    21 April

    Pentateuch

    o   To present an overview of the Five Books of the Pentateuch

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    5 May

    Historical Books

    o   To present an overview of the Historical Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    19 May

    The Prophets

    o   To present an overview of the Prophetic Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    16 June

    Poetry and Wisdom in the Bible

    o   To present an overview of the main poetic texts of the Bible (Psalms, Song of Songs and Wisdom texts)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    15 Sept

    Major themes of the New Testament

    o   To explore the general message, purpose and structure of the New Testament writings

    o   To set the New Testament in tis socio-political-cultural context

    29 Sep

    The story of Jesus according to Mark, Matthew and Luke

    o   To present an overview of the Synoptic gospels

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    13 Oct

    John

    o   To present an overview of the Gospel of John

    To study some chosen/representative texts

    27 Oct

    Paul

    o   To present an overview of the Pauline correspondence

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    10 Nov

    Catholic Letters

    o   To present an overview of the Catholic Epistles (James; Peter; Jude and Hebrews)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    24 Nov

    Apocalypse

    o   To present an overview of the Apocalypse

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

     

     

     

     

     

  • 10 November 2020
    THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN

    TITLE: THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE

    Catholic Letters
    o To present an overview of the Catholic Epistles (James; Peter; Jude and Hebrews)
    o To study some chosen/representative texts


    WHEN: 10 November 2020
    LECTURERS: FR JAVIER RUIZ-ORTIZ, PH.D. AND SR MONICA CARDONA PH.D.
    LOCATION: Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN
    Time: 7:00-8.30pm
    Suggested donation £5 per talk.
    Please register at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

    The God who Speaks-Journeying with the Bible

    3 Dec

    Matthew: a Guide for 2020

    Overview of the gospel of Matthew with the study of some paradigmatic passages

    14 Jan

    What do we mean by Bible?

    o   To understand the variety of texts and how they relate to each other in the canon

    o   To present the art of translation

    28 Jan

    Who speaks in the Bible? To whom does he speak?

    o   To explore what is meant by inspiration

    o   To present some models of inspiration and interpretation

    11 Feb

    Where does the Bible come from and when did it take place?

    o   To provide some knowledge of the history and geography of salvation

    o   To recognise the main geographical sites and chronological order of the different empires.

    25 Feb

    How do we known it really happened?

    o   To acknowledge how archaeological remains enlighten aspects of the biblical account

    o   To present and comment the Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian remains at the British Museum which enlighten the biblical text.

    10 March

    Major Themes of the Old Testament

    o   To explore the most important themes in the Bible

    o   To present the running themes in the Old Testament

    21 April

    Pentateuch

    o   To present an overview of the Five Books of the Pentateuch

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    5 May

    Historical Books

    o   To present an overview of the Historical Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    19 May

    The Prophets

    o   To present an overview of the Prophetic Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    16 June

    Poetry and Wisdom in the Bible

    o   To present an overview of the main poetic texts of the Bible (Psalms, Song of Songs and Wisdom texts)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    15 Sept

    Major themes of the New Testament

    o   To explore the general message, purpose and structure of the New Testament writings

    o   To set the New Testament in tis socio-political-cultural context

    29 Sep

    The story of Jesus according to Mark, Matthew and Luke

    o   To present an overview of the Synoptic gospels

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    13 Oct

    John

    o   To present an overview of the Gospel of John

    To study some chosen/representative texts

    27 Oct

    Paul

    o   To present an overview of the Pauline correspondence

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    10 Nov

    Catholic Letters

    o   To present an overview of the Catholic Epistles (James; Peter; Jude and Hebrews)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    24 Nov

    Apocalypse

    o   To present an overview of the Apocalypse

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

     

     

     

     

     

  • 23 November 2020 - 1 December 2020
    10th Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
    Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm

    This year's 10th Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land is scheduled to take place from 23rd November to 1st December 2020.

    To participate in this very popular pilgrimage and retreat combined, contact Tangney Tours by email for further information. 

    More information will follow over the coming months.

  • 24 November 2020
    THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE
    Time:7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Venue:Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN

    TITLE: THE GOD WHO SPEAKS. JOURNEYING WITH THE BIBLE

    Apocalypse
    o To present an overview of the Apocalypse
    o To study some chosen/representative texts


    WHEN: 24 November 2020

    LECTURERS: FR JAVIER RUIZ-ORTIZ, PH.D. AND SR MONICA CARDONA PH.D.
    LOCATION: Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, SW1P 1QN
    Time: 7:00-8:30pm
    Suggested donation £5 per talk.
    Please register at livingfaith@rcdow.org.uk

    The God who Speaks-Journeying with the Bible

    3 Dec

    Matthew: a Guide for 2020

    Overview of the gospel of Matthew with the study of some paradigmatic passages

    14 Jan

    What do we mean by Bible?

    o   To understand the variety of texts and how they relate to each other in the canon

    o   To present the art of translation

    28 Jan

    Who speaks in the Bible? To whom does he speak?

    o   To explore what is meant by inspiration

    o   To present some models of inspiration and interpretation

    11 Feb

    Where does the Bible come from and when did it take place?

    o   To provide some knowledge of the history and geography of salvation

    o   To recognise the main geographical sites and chronological order of the different empires.

    25 Feb

    How do we known it really happened?

    o   To acknowledge how archaeological remains enlighten aspects of the biblical account

    o   To present and comment the Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian remains at the British Museum which enlighten the biblical text.

    10 March

    Major Themes of the Old Testament

    o   To explore the most important themes in the Bible

    o   To present the running themes in the Old Testament

    21 April

    Pentateuch

    o   To present an overview of the Five Books of the Pentateuch

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    5 May

    Historical Books

    o   To present an overview of the Historical Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    19 May

    The Prophets

    o   To present an overview of the Prophetic Books

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    16 June

    Poetry and Wisdom in the Bible

    o   To present an overview of the main poetic texts of the Bible (Psalms, Song of Songs and Wisdom texts)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    15 Sept

    Major themes of the New Testament

    o   To explore the general message, purpose and structure of the New Testament writings

    o   To set the New Testament in tis socio-political-cultural context

    29 Sep

    The story of Jesus according to Mark, Matthew and Luke

    o   To present an overview of the Synoptic gospels

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    13 Oct

    John

    o   To present an overview of the Gospel of John

    To study some chosen/representative texts

    27 Oct

    Paul

    o   To present an overview of the Pauline correspondence

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    10 Nov

    Catholic Letters

    o   To present an overview of the Catholic Epistles (James; Peter; Jude and Hebrews)

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts

    24 Nov

    Apocalypse

    o   To present an overview of the Apocalypse

    o   To study some chosen/representative texts