Talks to Mark the Dominican Jubilee 2021

July 9th 2021


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 AugustThe History of the English Province and the Context for ScotlandBOOK NOWFr Richard Finn OP
17th AugustClement of Dunblane and His Times: An Outstanding Member of the Order of PreachersMartin Colpi
24th AugustThe Dominican Scottish ProvinceMichael O’Duffin
31st AugustThe Edinburgh Dominican Priory: History and the Archaeological Evidence, 1230 – 1559Alan Cran
7th SeptemberDominican Women’s Houses in Scotland during the 20th and 21st CenturiesSara Parvis, Biddy Gray
14th SeptemberThe Lay Dominicans in ScotlandSteve Male, Biddy Gray
21st SeptemberUniversity Dominican Chaplaincies in ScotlandMary 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.

Talks to Mark the Dominican Jubilee 2021

Edinburgh Catholic Chaplaincy

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.

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