Canon Law Education and the Formation of Priests


Ecclesiastical Law Society webinar on Canon Law Education and the Formation of Priests

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This webinar was recorded on 8 September 2020. Many thanks to our panellists:

The Ven Simon Baker, chair of the ELS Education Committee, chairing the webinar.

Dr Helen Costigane SHCJ, Roman Catholic canonist.

The Revd Stephen Farrell, Rector of Zion, Registrar of the Province of Dublin, Registrar of the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough.

The Revd Dr Andrea Russell, Co-Director of the Centre for Continuing Professional Development and Tutor for Anglican Admissions at the Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham.


When the ELS canon law curriculum mentioned in the webinar is published, it will be linked to from here.

Will Adam- Canon Law for the Newly Ordained (C of E)
Paul Colton – Sources of Law of the Church of Ireland: Identification, Investigation and Reform (Church of Ireland)

Ecclesiastical Law Journal (printed subscription and access to the online archive available to ELS members)
Canon Law Society of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Newsletter (RC)
The Jurist (RC)
Studia Canonica (RC)

Canons of the Church of England (C of E)
Church Representation Rules (C of E)

Mark Hill – Ecclesiastical Law (4th edition) (C of E)