Sr Gemma Simmonds CJSr Gemma Simmonds CJ of Margaret Beaufort Institute, Cambridge, will lead a livestreamed study day on Saturday 6 March from 11 am, on the topic ‘Learning from Covid: church, state and a better future’. The study day is organised by Gidea Park parish. Free access to the live event will be available on and a recording subsequently on the same website.

Dr Gemma Simmonds belongs to the Congregation of Jesus. She is known internationally as a speaker and retreat-giver. Gemma is Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Religious Life Institute at the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology in Cambridge.

Questions for Gemma may be emailed beforehand to

Listen to a preview of the talk