Posts Tagged Newman

Blessed John Henry Newman on the Resurrection

Blessed John Henry Newman on the Resurrection

St Mary the Virgin Church, Oxford “Why seek ye the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen.” Luke xxiv. 5, 6. SUCH is the

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Newman: “so creeps on this feeble weary world”

Newman: "so creeps on this feeble weary world"

For the past two years ago I made some posts on Newman’s advent sermons. He delivered four sermons for advent, found in volume V of the Parochial and

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In the Sky: A Full Circle of 1700 years

In the Sky: A Full Circle of 1700 years

In hoc signo . . IN THE SKY there appeared a great sign one afternoon 1700 hundred years ago. On October 27, 312 Constantine was preparing for a

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“Masses on earth and prayers in heaven”

"Masses on earth and prayers in heaven"

Flyer for performance of Elgar’s Gerontius for Papal visit to England 2010 I make this posting this evening because an elderly priest, a very dear man and a

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Newman on the Mystery of Christmas

Newman on the Mystery of Christmas

Stained glass, University Church of St Mary the Virgin I remember when I first started reading Newman in earnest some ten years ago; I read a remark by

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Advent — Newman and Wojtyla

Advent -- Newman and Wojtyla

Advent is upon us.  Last year I reviewed a number of Newman’s sermons during the Advent season (see first review  here). Today, I returned to the sermons again.

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John Paul II on Newman

John Paul II on Newman

Newman’s statue at the London Oratory Today is the feast day of Blessed John Henry Newman.  Newman had a profound influence on Blessed John Paul II, whose approach

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Newman on Faith and Sight on the road to Emmaus

Newman on Faith and Sight on the road to Emmaus

And He Disappeared out of Their Sight ca. 1898 Henry Ossawa Tanner,  Smithsonian American Art Collection Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, from Parochial and Plain Sermons, VI.10 “The

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Newman on John the Baptist

There is a new rich source for understanding Newman, John Henry Newman: Sermons 1824-1843, three volumes, edited by Francis J McGrath FMS and Placid Murray, OSB (Oxford 2010).

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O’Malley, Newman and St.Benedict on a Christ centered curriculum

O'Malley, Newman and St.Benedict on a Christ centered curriculum

Many years ago Notre Dame professor Frank O’Malley sketched a plan for founding a “Christ College” within the University of Notre Dame. I have made a few posts

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