Garden Party, Day of Prayer for Vocations, Night Walk, Cor ad Cor…
A Day of Recollection with Bl. John Henry Newman
Generalate of the Missionaries of Africa, Via Aurelia 269, 00165 Rome
Talk by Fr Guy Nicholls CO, on Cardinal Newman’s View of Beauty
21st February 2018 at 8:00 am
Topic: Newman and the Fullness of Christianity
The annual Night Walk was more mystical, beautiful and peaceful than I could have imagined, taking place as it did on a Sunday night before the first day of Michaelmas term. There was excited chatter and meditative silence in equal measure…
Dear Newman Friends,
We send you our heartfelt greetings and best wishes.
In this year of 2017, the Church commemorates the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady in Fatima where the Mother of God exhibited the love of her Immaculate Heart and invited the faithful to pray for peace and for the eternal salvation of souls.
“The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee
a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me;
unto Him ye shall harken.” – Deut. 18:15.
The history of Moses is valuable to Christians, not only as giving us a pattern of fidelity towards God, of great firmness, and great meekness, but also as affording us a type or figure of our Saviour Christ.
Let us pray Him to bless what we venture for Him, that we may not only labour, but may receive our wages, and gather fruit unto life eternal. This world is a very little thing to give up for the next.
“Drink no longer water,
but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake,
and thine often infirmities.” –
1 Tim. 5:23.
This is a remarkable verse, because it accidentally tells us so much. It is addressed to Timothy, St. Paul’s companion, the first Bishop of Ephesus. Of Timothy we know very little, except that he did minister to St. Paul, and hence we might have inferred that he was a man of very saintly character;
(FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT)
“Ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that ye through His poverty might be rich.”
2 Cor 8:9
As time goes on, and Easter draws nearer, we are called upon not only to mourn over our sins, but especially over the various sufferings which Christ our Lord and Saviour underwent on account of them.