Christus Vivit: Young Adults
Monthly young adult gathering: An introduction to Theology of the Body.
Our gatherings have a relaxed start so that those travelling from work or uni can get there when they can so do not worry if you can't get exactly on time. Eucharistic Adoration will begin at 6:15pm and then our time of led and personal prayer with Confessions available will commence at 6:30pm.
Our talk will start at 7pm and we will finishing in Church after night prayer at 8pm. We will then go on to a local pub for some social time together, each of the pubs we go to do fantastic food, great selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
This month's speaker is Christine Ward, one of the founders of the 'Theology of the Body Network UK.' She completed an MA through the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham in 2011 and completed her PhD also through Maryvale in 2017. She teaches the Christian Anthropology and Sexual Ethics modules for the Master’s programme at Maryvale and for 2 years, lectured on the Sacrament of Marriage at Oscott Seminary in Birmingham. In 2023 she contributed a chapter to a recent publication, 'Human Nature: Moral Norm" published by Enroute Books and Media.
The aim of the TOB Network UK is to connect all those interested in studying Theology of the Body/Magisterial teaching on marriage and sexuality. The Network has run several retreats and talks since its inception and has aover 320 members from across the UK.
Christine's Talk will be an introduction to Theology of the Body.