Tag Archives: Bl. John Henry Newman

A new Catholic liberal arts college in England!

His Hermeneuticalness, my friend Fr. Tim Finigan, posted about a great initiative in England.  A group formed to establish a Catholic liberal arts college along the lines of Wyoming Catholic College and Thomas Aquinas College in California.
Fr. Finigan wrote:
The Benedictus … Continue reading

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Of gratitude, pasta, optimism, and final huzzays

The UPS truck – a happy sight – just deposited a package sent by an esteemed reader, MMK, who spotted Rigatoncini by Rustichella on my wishlist.

This is a good brand.  The pasta isn’t merely a platform for the preparation, you … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s Sermon for the Beatification of John Henry Card. Newman

Benedict XVI has beatified John Henry Card. Newman.
Here is the workmanlike sermon he delivered at the Mass.
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
This day that has brought us together here in Birmingham is a most … Continue reading

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The statue of Bl. John Henry Newman

Several good things come together in this story from the Birmingham Mail.
Statue of Cardinal Newman to take pride of place during Papal visit
Aug 18 2010 by Jasbir Authi, Birmingham Mail
THE great nephew of legendary Birmingham author JRR Tolkien is … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: Collect for Bl. John Henry Newman and “Lead, Kindly Light”

On the Italian site Oratoriani I found that the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments on 15 June approved the liturgical texts for the Memorial of (soon-to-be) Blessed John Henry Newman.
Here is the COLLECT for the Memorial, … Continue reading

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