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Lectures / Classes

Michaelmas 2016

Lectures are held in the Aula unless indicated.


9:00     Introduction to Philosophy and Theology      Very Rev Dr Simon Gaine OP

10:00   Introduction to Philosophy     Rev Dr Peter Hunter OP

11:00   History of the Liturgy Very Rev Oswald McBride OSB

12:00   Vatican II        Very Rev Dr Aidan Nichols OP

4:00     Background to the New Testament    Rev Dr Richard Ounsworth OP


9:00     Beginners’ Greek        Rev Dr Richard Ounsworth OP

10:00   Greek Reading Class  Rev Dr Richard Ounsworth OP

11:00   Theological Anthropology      Very Rev Dr Simon Gaine OP          

12:00   Foundations of Moral Theology         Rev Dr Robert Gay OP

2:00     Pastoral Theology I*   Very Rev David Goodill OP


9:00     Fundamental Theology           Rev Dr Simon Gaine OP

10:00   Synoptics 1: Mark and Matthew        Rev David Sanders OP

11:00   Ancient Philosophy     Mrs Alison Samuels

12:00   Logic   Rev Dr Peter Hunter OP

2:00     Preaching the Scriptures*       Rev David Sanders OP

3:00     Catholic Social Teaching        Dr Cherry Hutton


9:00     Beginners’ Greek        Rev Dr Richard Ounsworth OP

10:00   Foundations of Biblical Study*          Rev Dr Richard Ounsworth OP

12:00   Renaissance and Reformation                        Rev Kevin Alban O.Carm.

3:00     Beginners’ Latin**     Rev Tamsin Geach OP

4:00     Intermediate Latin**  Rev Tamsin Geach OP

4:00     Advanced Aquinas Reading Class†   Rev Dr Peter Hunter OP


9:00     Intermediate Latin      Rev Tamsin Geach OP

10:00   Anthropology of Religion       Dr Neil Armstrong

11:00   Beginners Latin Class Rev Tamsin Geach OP

12.00   Advanced Latin          Rev Tamsin Geach OP


*This is a closed class not open to members of the public.

** These classes are held in the Front Seminar Room at Blackfriars.

† To request to attend the Aquinas Reading Class, email Rev Dr Peter Hunter OP ( This class takes place in the Aquinas Seminar Room at 17 Beaumont St.

Lectures and classes are normally open to cur­rent members of Oxford University with­out further regis­tration or fees.

Mem­bers of the public who wish to attend lectures or classes should collect a registration form from the Porters’ Lodge, complete and submit it before the beginning of Term. They will be admitted only at the discre­tion of the Moderators and upon payment of the fee, which is £130 for a set of twice-weekly language classes, £65 for a set of weekly language classes, and £60 for each other set of lectures/classes. They may apply for a conces­sion of 50% of this fee, and even for the fee to be waived.   Members of the public must not attend lectures or classes without permission and should agree in writing to the conditions under which they are allowed to attend.   Members of the public should not use the JCR/MCR except as guests of a member of the JCR/MCR.

News & Events

25th Nov
Thanksgiving Meal

On 25th November Blackfriars hosted a Thanksgiving meal for friars, staff and students.

8th Nov
Dominicans launch 800th jubilee year

On Saturday 7th November, the Dominican Order launched its 800th jubilee with celebrations at Santa Sabina in Rome, and an online Twitter campaign.

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