Maundy Thursday (April 9)
17:00 The Slain Lamb - A lecture on the liturgy of Maundy Thursday
18:00 Mass in Coena Domini
Meal after Mass with reading of John 13-17, followed by Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament until midnight. Please register for the meal in advance. (Please consider making a donations to cover the costs of the meal.)
Good Friday (April 10)
09:00 Tenebrae and Lauds
10:00 There was a darkness over all the earth -
A lecture on the mystery of the Cross
12:00 Small Lenten Snack
12:30 Meditation on the verses of the Passion of the Lord according to the Dominican tradition
15:00 Office of the Passion and of the Cross
Holy Saturday (April 11)
09:00 Tenebrae and Lauds
10:00 The empty tomb
A lecture about the sense of expectation building up
From Maundy Thurday through Holy Saturday, the Studium offers an intensive experience of the Holy Triduum leading up to the joy of the celebration of the Resurrection at Easter through a combination of lectures and liturgy. The lectures are in English while the liturgies are in Finnish.
The Welcoming Team welcomes new members to the Catholic Diocese of Helsinki. Now the Welcoming Team's spring programme has been released.
Note these dates:
March 28: One-day Bible Conference at St Mary’s (Mäntytie 2)
March 29: Presentation of Divine Mercy
April 9-11: Mystagogê – An introduction to the Holy Triduum
May 2: One-day Bible Conference at St Mary’s (Mäntytie 2)
June 7: Picnic at Kaivopuisto from 11 a.m.
Please note that Gabriel Salmela OP has been named Moderator of the Welcoming Team.
This year Ash Wednesday falls on February 26th. At the Studium Catholicum we mark the beginning of Lent with a Mass in English and imposition of ashes at noon. Welcome!
Ash Wednesday Mass at the Studium
#NightofScience at the Studium
At the Studium you will learn more about Jeanne d'Arc from Brother Marie-Augustin Laurent OP, essayist Antti Nylén, Naster of Laws Matti Norri and docent Osmo Pekonen, who will look at Jeanne d’Arc from different perspectives. Always controversial, Jeanne d'Arc was executed and then declared a saint.
Three of the presentations are in Finnish and one in English.
- 5.30–6 p.m. Brother Marie-Augustin OP (Studium Catholicum):
St Joan of Arc, a national hero of the French Republic (in English)
- 6.30–7 p.m. Essayist Antti Nylén:
Jeanne d’Arc kirkon uhmaajana (in Finnish)
- 7.30–8 p.m. Master of Laws Matti Norri:
Aikakauden elämännäkemyksestä oikeudenkäyntipöytäkirjojen valossa (in Finnish)
- 8.30–9 p.m. Docent Osmo Pekonen (Helsinki University & Jyväskylä University):
Jeanne d’Arc ja Suomi (in Finnish)
General programme at the Studium: From 5 p.m. through 9.30 p.m. Open House.
Guides to the Angelicum Hall and the Studium Library. Soft drinks and snacks.
On November 19th, 2019, a seminar on how to solve the environmental crisis was held at the Studium Catholicum's Angelicum Hall. For those who missed the seminar, we are happy to share the lecture given by Nigel Haigh, honorary fellow of the Institute for European Environmental Policy.
This year the Studium's traditional 3-day Advent Retreat will be lead Father Haavar Simon Nielsen OP from Norway. The Retreat begins at 6.00 p.m. on Friday, December 5th, Finland's Independence Day, and ends at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 8th. The language of the Retreat is English.
The Holy Family -
November 25th and that the number of places is limited.
Please pay your retreat fee to the Studium Catholicum account: Nordea FI40 2001 2001 0002 81
and register with Lucia Indren by e-mail or text message: firstname.lastname@example.org or 040 4145861.
Welcome to the traditional
at the Studium
on December 1st.
The Studium Catholicum
and the Welcoming Team's
party begins at 2.30 p.m.
at the Studium's Angelicum Hall
on Sunday, December 1st
with live music
& good company
The Studium Catholicum's Culture Night series continues on November 29th on the theme of vocations. The guest for the evening is actress Terhi Suorlahti-Gerardin, who has acted in a number of Finnish films and television series in addition to working at many of Finland's finest theatres. She will give a talk on having acting as your vocation.
Welcome to the Studium's Angelicum Hall
on Friday, November 29 at 19-21!
On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019, the Studium Catholicum hosts a seminar on Solving the Environmental Crisis. Welcome to the Studium's Angelicum Hall at 6.30 p.m.
On October 13th, John Henry Cardinal Newman will be canonised in Rome. Come join us in celebrating the joyous event: Watch the Canonisation Mass on a big screen at the Studium Catholicum's Angelicum Hall, the doors are open from 10 am through 2 .30 p.m.
To further celebrate the canonisation a lecture on Newman will be held at the Studium Catholicum on Friday, October 25th. The French Newman expert Father Jean Rencki will give a talk on Newman as the Prophet of Vatican II at the Studium's Angelicum Hall from 7 p.m. Welcome!
Fr. Jean Rencki:
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Alain Arnould OP
Anni Maria Laato
Br Marie Augustin LHB OP
Br Marie-Augustin LHB OP
Carsten Barwasser OP
Catherine Aubin OP
Charles Pottie-Pâté SJ
David Sanders OP
Dominic White OP
Erik Ross OP
Events At The Studium
Finnish Language Club
Fr Antoine Levy OP
Gabriel Salmela OP
Haavar Simon Nielsen OP
Heidi Tuorila Kahanpää
Hemming Of Turku
Ignatius Of Loyola
In The Chapel
Jubilee Of Mercy
Krzysztof Poplawski OP
Laudato Si' Week
Matthew Jarvis OP
Maximus The Confessor
Missionaries Of Charity
Night Of Science
Order Of Consecrated Virgins
Orlando Rueda Acevedo OP
Paul Dominique Masiclat OP
Paul-Dominique Masiclat OP
Pre Christmas Party
Rabbi James Baaden
Richard Ounsworth OP
Saints Of Lisieux
Sisters Of The Most Precious Blood
Sr Sofie OP
Tamsin Geach OP
Teemu Sippo SCJ
Theology Of The Body
Thérèse Of Lisieux
Timothy Radcliffe OP
Vivian Boland OP
Year Of Consecrated Life
Year Of Mercy