Thursday, March 27, 2014

Chesterton Conference in Beaconsfield on Saturday

I'm happy to pass on information about this conference which is happening on Saturday, for the benefit of anyone not coming to the LMS York Pilgrimage!
Chesterton enthusiasts will also be interested in the Latin Mass Society One-Day Conference featuring the Chesterton biographer Joseph Pearce, and other great speakers, on 24th May.
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Top-notch speakers from home and around the world will be discussing the writings and thoughts of this extraordinary man. The emphasis this year will be upon his suggested personal virtues, and will discuss his spiritual message for us. Program runs from 09.15 to 17.00 
Attendance by ticket. - Open to All
Entry on the day may be possible - subject to not being oversubscribed – but booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. TO BOOK EMAIL: chestertoninthechilterns@ntlworld.com
(£10 or £16.50 if you want lunch)

9.15 – 9.45am Registration and Coffee.
9.45am Welcome and Introduction - Martin Thompson.
10.00 – 10.45am GKC ……….Who ! - Dale Ahlquist – President American Chesterton Society.
10.45 – 11.00 Break.
11.00 – 11.30am Encounter and Turning Point - Fr Spencer Howe.
11.30 – 12.00 ‘A Religion of Little Things’ – Martin Thompson.
12.00 – 12.30pm View from Over the Channel - Dr Marco Semarini – President Italian Chesterton Society followed by Lunch.
2.00 – 2.45pm  Wholeness and Holiness - Dr Dermott Quinn.
2.45 – 3.15pm Chesterton & Sanctity - Tessa Caldecott.
3.15 – 3.30pm Tea.
3.30 – 4.15pm Quizzical Questions on Saints -Fr John Udris.
4.15 –4.45pm Question & Answers – All.
5pm -      Conference closes – Visit Chesterton’s Grave and/or tour of St Teresa’s with reference to Chesterton.
6pm Mass   - for Gilbert Keith Chesterton at St Teresa’s. (OF anticipated Mass of Sunday)

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