Treasures of the Hall: Rory Young panel

 This panel of Christ crucified with St. Longinus is the work of the contemporary sculptor Rory Young, who lives at Cirencester in Gloucestershire. He has done a great deal of ecclesiastical sculpture for several Christian denominations, including the new West Door of York Minster and the statues of martyrs on the pulpitum at St. Albans Cathedral.

This example of the work of a twenty-first century arts and craft sculptor fits into the late arts and crafts strand in the collections at Campion Hall, begun by Father Martin D'Arcy SJ.

Campion Hall Newsletter - Michaelmas Term 2016

The old Irish greeting, Cead Mile Failte, “a hundred thousand wel-comes”, was clearly appropriate at Campion Hall last term, on 13th May, when for the first time the University’s newly appointed Vice Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson FRSE, formally graced the Hall with her company.

Read more in the full version of the Campion Hall Michaelmas Term 2016 Newsletter which can be found under the 'Downloads' heading.

Senior Research Fellow's New Book Reviewed in Journal of Jesuit Studies

Campion Senior Fellow Professor Gerard Kilroy's scholarly biography of St Edmund Campion has been well received by reviewers as a serious and thorough treatment of a remarkable man's remarkable life. Now Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge Alexandra Walsham reviews the book--Edmund Campion: A Scholarly Life--in the most recent issue of the Journal of Jesuit Studies. Professor Kilroy's book is praised for containing the "freshest insights and most original findings" based on "exhaustive research."

Treasures of the Hall: Eric Gill's St Martin Engraving

Editor's Note: As part of a series on the art and architecture of Campion Hall we'll be highlighting an item or room each week, with a short description penned by Hall Archivist Prof. Peter Davidson and Archival Associate Altair Brandon-Salmon. This week's piece is the one-of-a-kind stone carving of St Martin, situated in the Hall's main stairwell. 

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The St. Martin

A Feast for All Souls

Editor's NoteRecently on the Feast of All Souls Fr Emilio Travieso, SJ delivered the following homily to the Campion Hall community. He reminds us in this homily of the role we play in the lives of the dead (and why that's not an oxymoronic phrase in itself) and, mysteriously, the role the dead play in our lives. Read the homily in full below: 

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Today’s feast of All Souls speaks to us about who we are as humans.  

Hall Unveils State-of-the-Art Touchscreen Technology

Over the summer Campion Hall was delighted to take delivery of a state-of-the-art Clevertouch Interactive Display System from Sahara Presentation Systems and undertook a morning’s training on its use in readiness for hosting academic conferences, delivering presentations and carrying out teaching. We believe that we are the first college of the University to install this Clevertouch system for use of the fellows and students.

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