Virtus Lectures overview

The Virtus Lectures at Ealing Abbey pique our learning and aim to promote conversation, dialogue and conflict resolution

Lecture theme 2018-2019: “The Dignity of Being Human: Awareness in a Divided World“.

Virtus Lecturers/facilitators

Virtus lectures: If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It is lethal.

Virtus Lectures 

Tuesday 25 September. 19.30 to 21.30h:  Paola Esperson, (Processwork facilitator: Music psychotherapist HCPC and UKCP registered),Musical Therapy: Bringing People Together” 

Tuesday 13 November: Paola Esperson, (Processwork facilitator: Music psychotherapist HCPC and UKCP registered),Group process”

Tuesday 11 December:

Tuesday 5 February:

Tuesday 12 March:

Tuesday 23 April:

Tuesday 7 May:

Tuesday 4 June:


Dr Elaine Arnold “Relationships and Families: Supporting the emotional well-being of those who have experienced broken attachments, separation and loss.”

Sheikh Mohammad Shomali, “From Xenophobia & Fear to Collaboration & Friendship” 

The lectures take place on a monthly basis from October to June at 7.30pm in 74 Castlebar Road.

Virtus lectures pique our learning in vital and risky issues for our society; oppression, bullying, abuse, privilege, rank, altered states.

Promoting conversation, dialogue and Conflict resolution


Milan Bijelič and Lea Misan on “Awareness in a Divided World” Tuesday 6 March 2018

Venerable Amaro Bhikkhu (Abbot, Amaravati Buddhist Monastery, “The Good Heart and Social Action” Tuesday 6 February

William Bloom, “Spirituality as Social Activism”  Fri. 27 October 2017

Abbot Timothy Wright OSB, “From Xenophobia & Fear to Collaboration & Friendship: Shia Catholic Dialogue” Tues 14 Nov

ed. 6 September 2018 JL