ISJ Classes 2018-19

Classes take place on TUESDAYS at the church of  St Mary’s of the Angels in Bayswater (see below for further details).

The Classes for 2018-19 will be as follows:

TERM 1: 6 November to 11 December 2018
10am – 12 noon: Spirit of the Carmel: prayer life in the Carmelite spirituality
12.45 – 2.45pm: Anglo Saxon Christian Art: exhibition at the British Library
(Introduction-Nov 20, Exhibition visit-Nov 27, Conclusion-Dec 4)

TERM 2: 8 January to 12 February 2019
10am – 12 noon: Love one another as I have loved you: St Thomas Aquinas on Charity
12.45 – 2.45pm: Flannery O’Connor: the offer of grace* (see below for Course Description)

TERM 3: 26 February – 2 April 2019
10am – 12 noon: The Psalms: the school of prayer
12.45 – 2.45pm: Introduction to the philosophy of Plato

TERM 4: 30 April to 4 June 2019  with  Br Marie-Bruno
10am – 12 noon: Christian Art throughout the ages – a path to contemplation

30 April: The Birth of Christian art
14 May: Christian art in question, the iconoclast crisis and Nicae II
21 May: Early Medieval art, from Byzantine art to Occidental art
28 May: Medieval art, from the glory of God to the miseries of man
4 June: Renaissance and Reformation art – a new birth of Christian art?


VENUE:  The Catholic Church of St Mary of the Angels, Moorhouse Road, Bayswater, W2 5DJ, courtesy of the parish priest, Mgr K Barltrop.
Click here for the location of St Mary of the Angels

FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION:  The suggested donation for the Day Classes is £360 per semester and for the Evening Classes is £180 per semester.  Adjustments can be made in case of need so please speak to us if you need assistance.