Tag Archives: Campion Hall

Profile of Fr Martin D’Arcy on Italian Website

The life and career of Fr Martin D’Arcy are profiled in a recent issue of the Italian-language religious website Radio Spada. Fr D’Arcy was Waugh’s friend and Roman Catholic mentor from the time of his conversion to that faith.  He … Continue reading

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Waugh and the Black Madonna

The website of Campion Hall, Oxford has posted an article by art historian Jane Stevenson about an Ethiopian icon of the Madonna hanging in its collections. She also explains the difference between Ethiopian Christian depictions of the subject and those … Continue reading

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Martin D’Arcy, Art Collector

The magazine America: The Jesuit Review has a feature article in its current issue about Waugh’s friend Martin D’Arcy, SJ. This is by Altair Brandon-Salmon and focuses on Fr D’Arcy’s art collecting talents as reflected in his several acquisitions displayed … Continue reading

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Waugh and the Buggers’ Baroque

The current TLS has a review of a book by Jane Stevenson entitled Baroque Between the Wars: Alternative style in the arts, 1918–1939. The reviewer Michael Hall seems to have enjoyed the book because of its period and subject matter … Continue reading

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Waugh Topic of Lecture and Preview

This month will see Waugh’s biographer Martin Stannard lecture in Oxford and the BBC’s film of Decline and Fall previewed in Cardiff: Campion Hall in Oxford will host a lecture by Prof Martin Stannard entitled “No Abiding City: Evelyn Waugh and America”. Stannard, … Continue reading

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Waugh in Oxford News

Waugh figures in an article in the newspaper Catholic World Report written by a Roman Catholic Rhodes Scholar about her recent experiences as a student in Oxford. She mentions numerous Roman Catholic churches still active in Oxford outside the university … Continue reading

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Waugh’s Murals

The Tablet carries an interesting story of how the murals in the Lady Chapel at Campion Hall, Oxford came to be painted. They were funded from the sale of Waugh’s biography, Edmund Campion, although Waugh himself had no role in choosing … Continue reading

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