Diocesan Department for Education - H and N Diocese

Hexham and Newcastle Diocesan Department for Education

Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher and Clergy Conference 2018

Thursday 8 November 2018, 3.00pm – Friday 9 November 2018, 2.00pm
Hilton Hotel, Gateshead

‘Lessons in Catholic Leadership from Pope Francis’.

Delegates will have the opportunity to listen to keynote talks and to discuss the theme, ‘Lessons in Catholic Leadership from Pope Francis.’

With speakers:

Professor Francis Campbell
Professor Campbell was appointed as the vice-chancellor of St. Mary’s University, Twickenham, London in 2014 and he has recently overseen the launch of Vision 2025, which outlines St. Mary’s plan for the future. He is also Professor of International Relations.
Francis joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) as a member of HM Diplomatic Service in 1997 and has worked at the United Nations Security Council in New York, the European Union and the FCO in London. From 1999-2003 he served on the staff of the then Prime Minister, Tony Blair, first as policy adviser in the No. 10 Policy Unit, and then as a private secretary to the Prime Minister. He also served as Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Holy See and as deputy high commissioner in Pakistan.
He is a regular contributor to Radio 4’s Thought for the Day, writes regularly for national publications, and is placed by The Tablet as one of the top 100 most influential Catholics.

Fr Eamonn Mulcahy
Fr Mulcahy is a Spiritan missionary from Manchester. A priest since 1980, he has been on mission in Congo-Brazzaville, Northern Nigeria and Kenya. He has extensive experience of Adult Faith Formation in the UK and leading spiritual retreats to priests, religious and lay-people in Europe, North America, Australia and Africa. Since summer 2013 Eamonn is back in the UK on the team of the inner city Holy Spirit Parish in Manchester whilst working as one of the Episcopal Vicars for Religious in Salford Diocese. He teaches Systematic Theology one day a week in Oscott College Seminary, Birmingham, and still maintains active involvement in educating street kids in the infamous slum of Kibera, Nairobi.

Conference Booking Form 2018 (pdf / pub)