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Course on Catholic Doctrine

John Young's Tuesday Course on Catholic Doctrine classes have resumed. This theology course, based on Father John Hardon's book The Catholic Catechism (available in the Library), is on each first and third Tuesday nights of each month, from 6:15 PM till 7:15 PM.

Date:
6 February 2018
Time:
6:15pm to 7:15pm
Where:
Caroline Chisholm Library Level 3 Mitchell House 358 Lonsdale St Melbourne
Cost:
Please make a small donation

The Walsingham Way: England's ancient pilgrimage

"When England returns to Walsingham, Our Lady will return to England"  - Pope Leo XIII.

Penny Renner will recount her four-day walking pilgrimage across Norfolk to the Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham, from King's Lynn through the Sandringham woods, via a ruined castle, an Anglo-Saxon burial mound, nettle-choked lanes and a host of tiny country churches that gave shelter from the changing weather. 

Date:
2 October 2017
Time:
6 for 6:30
Where:
Caroline Chisholm Library Level 3, 358 Lonsdale St Melbourne (near Elizabeth St)
Cost:
By donation
Drawing of Sir Charles Villiers-Stanford

An Irishman for All Seasons: Sir Charles Villiers Stanford and His Music

On Thursday 21 September, Rob Stove will present on the life and music of Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924). Born in Dublin but mostly resident in London and Cambridge, Sir Charles just might be the best late-Romantic composer whom you haven’t yet encountered.

Date:
21 September 2017
Time:
6:00pm for 6:30pm
Where:
Caroline Chisholm Library, Level 3 Mitchell House, 358 Lonsdale St (near Elizabeth St), Melbourne
Cost:
Free. A small donation would be appreciated.

Course on Catholic doctrine

Hard on the heels of his successful course on the philosophy of St Thomas Aquinas, John Young is launching a course on the theology of Catholic doctrine, starting on 5 September.

Date:
5 September 2017
Time:
6:15pm to 7:15pm
Where:
Caroline Chisholm Library Level 3, Mitchell House, 358 Lonsdale St (near Elizabeth S)
Cost:
By Donation
Dore - Adam and Eve cast out

Philosophy course - The role of philosophy

This final lecture from John Young's philosophy course will start with a look at the philosophy of original sin. The course will then conclude with a discussion about the relevance of philosophy.

Date:
15 August 2017
Time:
6pm- 7pm
Where:
Level 3, 358 Lonsdale St, Melbourne (near Elizabeth St)
Cost:
by donation

Philosophy course - faith seeking understanding

This Tuesday, the philosophy course will look at the relationship between philosophy and faith. How does faith seek understanding, and what role can philosophy play in making us better Christians?

Date:
8 August 2017
Time:
6PM to 7PM
Where:
Level 3, 358 Lonsdale St Melbourne (near Elizabeth St)
Cost:
By donation

Philosophy course: natural law

How do we know right from wrong? The Philosophy Course continues next Tuesday night, and will deal with moral philosophy, including the natural moral law and its application to current moral problems.

Date:
1 August 2017
Time:
6PM to 7PM
Where:
Level 3, 358 Lonsdale St, Melbourne (near Elizabeth St)
Cost:
By Donation

Philosophy course: God and evolution

This Tuesday night, John Young's Philosophy Course will look at the theological, philosophical and scientific implications of the theory of evolution.

Date:
25 July 2017
Time:
6PM to 7PM
Where:
Caroline Chisholm Library Level 3, 358 Lonsdale St Melbourne (near Elizabeth St)
Cost:
By donation

Philosophy course - God's action and the problem of evil

John Young's philosophy class continues by looking at how God acts in the world, as Creator of all things. He is intimately present to all things at all times, and keeps them in being from moment to moment.

We will also discuss the question of evil: how can the existence of such an infinitely good and powerful God be compatible with the existence of evil?

Date:
18 July 2017
Time:
6PM to 7PM
Where:
Caroline Chisholm Library, Level 3, 358 Lonsdale St, Melbourne (near Elizabeth St)
Cost:
Payment by donation

Philosophy course - Does God Exist 2?

John Young's philosophy course continues with another lecture this Tuesday on the existence of God.

Date:
11 July 2017
Time:
6PM - 7PM
Where:
Caroline Chisholm Library Level 3, 358 Lonsdale St, Melbourne (near Elizabeth St)
Cost:
Please make a donation

Philosophy course - Does God exist?

John Young's philosophy course continues with a lecture this Tuesday on the existence of God.

Date:
4 July 2017
Time:
6pm - 7pm
Where:
Caroline Chisholm Library Level 3, 358 Lonsdale St, Melbourne (near Elizabeth St)
Cost:
Please make a donation

Philosophy course - Free Will

John Young's philosophy course continues with a lecture this coming Tuesday on Free Will: does it exist, and what is it?

Date:
27 June 2017
Time:
6pm - 7pm
Where:
Caroline Chisholm Library Level 3, 358 Lonsdale St, Melbourne (near Elizabeth St)
Cost:
Please make a donation

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