Newman Circle

Ealing Newman Circle  2019/2020 Programme


Our new series of talks will examine the current opportunities and challenges for religious catechesis in seeking to identify the language of modern thought which best responds to the needs of different age groups in our community.

  • September 26th: ‘Philosophical, psychological and educational perspectives on the contribution of experience to communicating belief’. Jean Harrison, Deacon at Bloomsbury Baptist Church
  • October 31st: ‘Parish catechesis and the Sacraments’. Daniel Ferguson, Ealing Abbey Catechetical coordinator
  • November 21st: ‘The challenge of running a Catholic school in 2019’. Andrew Johnson, Headmaster of St Benedict’s School
  • January 23rd: ‘Young adult attitudes towards religious belief and the Church’. Martin Bennett, RE teacher
  • February 20th: ‘A contrasting take on young adult attitudes towards religious belief’. Dr Karen North, Aquinas Centre
  • March 19th: ‘Catholic teaching and its effectiveness for purpose’. Prof Anthony Towey, Head of the School of Theology, Philosophy an History, St Mary’s University
  • May 21st: ‘Programmes to sustain an awareness of religious issues for “mature” Catholics’ ‘Speaker tbc

All talks begin at 8pm unless otherwise advertise, and will take place in the Parish Centre at Ealing Abbey