Events, courses and talks
'What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?'
February's Faith and Art talk, with Sebastian Morello, will look at Raphael's The School of Athens fresco in the Apostolic Palace, Rome. The title, 'What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?', is a line taken from the writings of Tertullian. 7pm for 7.30pm start.
Day of Reflection for Readers and Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist
'The Church venerates the Scriptures as she venerates the body of the Lord' (Dei Verbum 21)
Followed by Confession and Eucharistic Adoration
The Eucharist as fulfilment of the Scriptures
Mass with Bishop Patrick Lynch at 3pm
A Vision of Heaven: The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb by Jan Van Eyck
Pierpaolo Finaldi will explore the rich symbolism of The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, part of the sublime Ghent Altarpiece painted by Jan Van Eyck. 7pm for 7.30pm start.
The Virgin at Prayer: Devotional Images & Images of Devotion
Pierpaolo Finaldi will explore paintings which depict devotion and images used for such, for example this stunning Madonna by Sassoferrato. 7pm for 7.30pm start.