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Catholic Themes in Shakespeare's Plays: Seminar and
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 20.0440  Monday, 10 August 2009

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Date:       Sunday, 9 Aug 2009 23:39:16 -0700 (PDT)
Subject:    Catholic Themes in Shakespeare's Plays: Seminar and Retreat

Esteemed Jesuit scholar and noted author and lecturer Peter Milward, 
S.J., will hold a retreat/seminar followed by sacred pilgrimage in August.

August 17-21: Jesuit Retreat Center, Los Altos -- Learn about the subtle 
presence of the Catholic religion in the work of William Shakespeare 
from Fr. Milward, the recognized pioneering scholar of Shakespeare's 
Catholic back-ground. Fr. Milward will also lead the group through the 
Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius as they relate to the work of 
Shakespeare.

August 21-26: San Francisco -- Continue this spiritual and educational 
journey with Fr. Milward on a guided tour of the historic California 
mission churches.

Catholic Themes in Shakespeare's Plays: Seminar and Retreat
Location: Jesuit Retreat Center, Los Altos, California, United States
Seminar Date: August 17-21, 2009

Peter Milward, S.J., a pioneer in the study of Catholicism and the works 
of Shakespeare, will be leading a seminar and retreat focusing on Marian 
heroines in Shakespeare's Jacobean plays. He will also lead a 
contemplation of Shakespeare's plays in light of the Spiritual Exercises 
of St. Ignatius. Readings will include Othello, The Tempest, Measure for 
Measure, All's Well That Ends Well, King Lear, Henry VIII, Pericles, 
Cymbeline, and The Winter's Tale.

The seminar will be held in Los Altos, California, at the Jesuit Retreat 
Center from the afternoon of August 17 through the morning of August 21. 
The total cost, including accommodations and meals, is $450. For more 
information or to attend, please contact Andrea Campana at 

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Fr. Milward will give a lecture on the Catholic Shakespeare at St. 
Mary's Cathedral (meeting rooms below) on Tuesday, August 25 at seven 
p.m. (free admission)

Fr. Milward will also be leading a pilgrimage to northern California 
missions from August 21 through August 26. For more information on this 
event, please contact Patrice Thompson at 
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CONTACT Patricia Inez at 
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