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Foundation of the Community of the Resurrection
May 5, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Foundation of the Community of the Resurrection 125th Anniversary Lecture
Friday 5th May 2017 at 10.30 am given by
Professor Emeritus Notre Dame University, USA
The Community of the Resurrection is a monastic community strongly involved in mission, education and engagement with society. Founded in Oxford 125 years ago by Charles Gore and 5 others, its commitment to social justice led to a decision in 1898 to move to Britain’s industrial heartland in West Yorkshire. Walter Frere, the first Superior, was a leading liturgist in his day, and Mirfield has remained a strong centre of liturgical studies: the Mirfield Liturgical Institute was founded in 2008.