School of the Annunciation – Summer Schools 2017

Our contributor, Fr Guy de Gaynesford, is Rector of the School of the Annunciation based at Buckfast Abbey in England, a centre of Catholic education for adults devoted to the New Evangelisation.  They have announced their Summer School courses for 2017 and we are pleased to give brief details below.  Follow the links for more information.

Foundations of Philosophy for Faith
24 – 27 July 2017
This residential also acts as an introduction to the 1-year course
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Science and Religion
27 – 30 July 2017
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Sacred Beauty in a Catholic Culture
27 – 30 July 2017
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ntroduction to Catholic Theology
14 – 17 August 2017
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Spiritual Theology
17 – 20 August 2017
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Discover the Old Testament
24 – 27 August 2017
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Apologetics
24 – 27 August 2017
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The School of the Annunciation – Programme for Autumn 2016

angelstatueOur contributor, Fr Guy de Gaynesford, is Rector of the School of the Annunciation, based at beautiful Buckfast Abbey in Devon.  We give below some details of the courses that will be commencing at the School this Autumn – a wonderful opportunity to enrich your faith intellectually and spiritually!

Diploma in the New Evangelisation – beginning 22nd – 25th September 2016

Introduction to Catholic Theology  – start dates through the year

Introduction to Philosophy – beginning 25th – 28th August 2016

Ecclesiastical Latin – beginning 6th – 9th October 2016

New Evangelisation and Media – beginning 13th – 16th October 2016

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If you are at a loose end right now, it is not too late to book onto the remaining Summer Schools:

Sacred Art and the New Evangelisation – 11th – 14th August 2016

What must I do to inherit eternal life?  – 22nd – 25th August 2016

Foundations of Philosophy for Faith – 25th – 28th August 2016

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Who do you say that I am? A conference at Buckfast Abbey with Fr Guy de Gaynesford and the School of the Annunciation

Who do you say that I am posterThe School of the Annunciation is holding a seminar from the evening of Monday 5th October to lunchtime on Thursday 8th October 2015 on the subject of the New Evangelization and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Fr Guy de Gaynesford will be a key speaker at this conference, along with Dr Caroline Farey, his eminent colleague at the School, amongst others.

The title ‘Who do you say that I am?’ is the question asked by Our Lord of his disciples in St Mark’s Gospel.  This question still resonates through the centuries. We thought our listeners would like to be reminded of one of Fr Guy’s homilies of some years ago when he speaks on this passage. so we give it to you again below!

Who do you say that I am? A homily by Fr Guy de Gaynesford

More details of the conference are available via this link.

Apologetics for the New Evangelisation, Buckfast Abbey, 3 – 6th August 2015

strozzi-annunciation-NG1406-fmFr Guy de Gaynesford will be giving four lectures during this Summer School which will take place at the School of the Annunciation, Buckfast Abbey, Devon from 3-6th August 2015. The subjects covered covered in the Summer School the will include Catholic Apologetics for Today, Science and Religion and Apologetics and the Christ of History.  There is still time to book!   You can find more information by going to this link.

Fr Guy de Gaynesford speaks to Vatican Radio on the first anniversary of the School of the Annunciation

Vatican Radio logoFr Guy was interviewed by Phil Andrews of Vatican Radio a few days ago, ahead of the first anniversary of the founding of the School of the Annunciation at Buckfast Abbey, of which he is now Rector.

Listen to the interview by clicking here

ArchbishopSalvatoreFisichella_3On the day of the Anniversary, the Feast of the Annunciation, Wednesday 25th March 2015, there will be a lecture at Buckfast Abbey Conference Centre given by Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Council for the New Evangelization on the subject of The New Evangelization in the thought of Pope Francis. The lecture begins at 10am and all are very welcome to attend.   At 12 noon, Archbishop Fisichella will celebrate Solemn High Mass of the Annunciation in the Abbey Church during which the staff of the School will renew their formal Profession of Faith.


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to find the location of Buckfast Abbey.  There is ample parking on site.

Inaugural Mass for Fr Guy de Gaynesford, School of the Annunciation, Buckfast Abbey, 26 February 2015

Buckfast AbbeyThere will be an inaugural Mass for Fr Guy de Gaynesford to welcome him as Rector of the School of the Annunciation in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Buckfast Abbey, on Thursday 26th February 2015 at 12.05pm.

Everyone is welcome to the Mass and afterwards Fr Guy would be delighted to see you in the Grange Restaurant if you would like to take lunch there.

Do spread the word among any you know who might like to attend.

Our congratulations to Fr Guy de Gaynesford

Buckfast AbbeyWe offer our very best wishes to Fr Guy today as he takes up his new and responsible role as Rector of the School of the Annunciation at Buckfast Abbey, Devon.

We hope and pray he will continue to be one of our main contributors in the coming months and years.

More information about the School of the Annunciation can be found here