THE EDINBURGH LAY DOMINICANS
800th ANNIVERSARY OF THE DOMINICAN ORDER IN BRITAIN
Tuesday 10th August to 21st September 2021
Tuesday Evenings Online at 7pm
The Edinburgh Lay Dominicans are pleased to announce a series of online presentations and discussion to celebrate the 800th Jubilee of the Dominican Order in Britain. The series will discuss themes shaping the dramatic history of the Dominican Order in Britain, with a particular focus on the Dominican presence in Scotland.
We are very pleased to commence the series with a talk by Fr Richard Finn OP, Director of the Las Casas Institute, Blackfriars, Oxford; and Archivist of the English Dominican Province. He will be talking about the History of the English Province and the Context for Scotland.
Successive presentations, conversations and discussions in the series will then be led by an Edinburgh Lay Dominican. Each online session will be on a Tuesday evening for about an hour between 7pm -8pm.
The dates and speakers for the series are as follows:
|10th August||The History of the English Province and the Context for Scotland – BOOK NOW||Fr Richard Finn OP|
|17th August||Clement of Dunblane and His Times: An Outstanding Member of the Order of Preachers||Martin Colpi|
|24th August||The Dominican Scottish Province||Michael O’Duffin|
|31st August||The Edinburgh Dominican Priory: History and the Archaeological Evidence, 1230 – 1559||Alan Cran|
|7th September||Dominican Women’s Houses in Scotland during the 20th and 21st Centuries||Sara Parvis, Biddy Gray|
|14th September||The Lay Dominicans in Scotland||Steve Male, Biddy Gray|
|21st September||University Dominican Chaplaincies in Scotland||Mary O’Duffin|
All dates and talks will be highlighted on the St Albert’s parish website and calendar.
The online talks can be booked through EVENTBRITE, and further details will follow.
The Catholic Chaplaincy serves the students and staff of the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University and Queen Margaret University.
The Catholic Chaplaincy is also a parish of the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh (the Parish of St Albert the Great) and all Catholic students and staff are automatically members of this parish.