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The Relevance of St Columban in the 21st Century

Columban Ecological Institute, Dalgan, Navan

21st and 22nd August 2015


Friday 21st August

7.00-7.30pm                  Registration

7.30-7.45pm                  Welcome/Tea/Coffee

7.45-9.00pm                  Dr Thomas O’Loughlin, University of Nottingham

Historian/Theologian of Early Irish Christianity.

Lecture: The gap between Columban and Modernity: the problems and benefits of engaging with an early medieval theologian in a post-modern church.

Saturday 22nd August 

9.30-10.45am       Dr Damien Bracken, University College, Cork

Lecturer Early Medieval Irish History and expert on St Columban

10.45-11.15am     Tea/coffee

11.15-12.30pm    Fr Brendan Lovett SSC, Theologian –‘Evangelisation in our time’

12.30-2.00pm      Lunch

2.00-3.30pm        Panel discussion on opportunities and problems faced by those sharing the Gospel today 

Please book before 6th August with Elizabeth Mc Ardle        devofficemail@gmail.com

or Sean McDonagh  seanmcdonagh10@gmail.com

Cost €50 or £40 (includes lunch on Saturday)





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