Meet a Fellow: Dr Michael Fascia

The Hall recently welcomed Dr Michael Fascia as a Visiting Research Fellow. We’re happy to share with you here a conversation we had recently with Dr Fascia about his research and current project, which sits at the intersection of Ignatian spirituality and contemporary process analysis.

Our conversation was edited for length and content.




Campion Hall: Beyond your position as a Visiting Research Fellow at Campion Hall, what sort of work are you involved with in and beyond Oxford?

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."


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