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Peterborough Theological Society Meeting - 27th March

Marklangham2016The guest speaker will be Mgr. Mark Langam, Roman Catholic Chaplain at Cambridge University who will share his reflections on the present Papacy.

When:    Wednesday 27th March
Where:   Friends Meeting House, Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6AB
Time:      7.30pm with a break for refreshments at 8.30pm

Following the talk there will be a time of discussion with the speaker ending by approx. 9.15pm

Mark Langham studied at the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School before going onto study Classics at Magdalene College, Cambridge from 1979 to 1983. He was ordained a priest of the Roman Catholic Church in 1990.

Langham was Administrator of Westminster Cathedral until 2008, at which point he was appointed to the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.  He was influential in relations between the Catholic and Anglican Churches during the consolidation of plans to create the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.

Since 2013, he has been chaplain at Fisher House, the University of Cambridge's chaplaincy for Catholic students. In a 2012 Tablet article listing candidates for the episcopacy, he was described as a "clear preacher with a good sense of humour".

Langham is a prolific writer and has contributed to The Tablet, amongst other publications. In 2014, he wrote an article entitled, "God knows where the women bishops vote leaves Anglican-Catholic relations".


Peterborough Theological Society

The Peterborough Theological Society is an ecumenical society, open to anyone, which aims to provide a platform for theological debate which is challenging both to the lay person and to those with theological training.
 
Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm. There are no meetings in July, August or December.
 
The annual subscriptions are:
  • £20 for an individual member
  • or £30 for couples or families
  • or £10 for unwaged students.
  • Attendance at individual meetings is £4

For further information please contact the President: Rev'd Canon Bill Croft: williamsbill_croft@hotmail.com
 

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