Catholic History Day, Bar Convent, York

Catholic Record Society/Postgate Society/English Catholic History Association


The Bar Convent, York

Saturday 3 June 2017


10.00  Arrivals and coffee

10.30  Welcome and introduction to the day

10.35  Dr. James Kelly: Rendering unto Caesar? The secular, the sacred and the formation of an English Catholic identity c.1558 – 1829

11.40  Break

11.50  Dr. Cormac Begadon:  Exile and Mission: the English Catholic Clergy 1568-1793

1.00  Lunch

2.30  Dr. Hannah Thomas From Exile to Integration: English Convents across the Channel c.1597 1794

3.30  Tea

3.45  Dr. Caroline Bowden “We must have a school for our daughters” –  what were the choices?

 5.00  Vigil Mass of Sunday in the Convent Chapel

COST: £15.00 (Students £7.50) includes tea and coffee but not lunch. Light lunches available in the restaurant, bookable on the day. Telephone 01904 464 910 to reserve a table.

For more information and to reserve a place please contact Judith Smeaton on 01904 704 525 or at

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