Dear Newman Friends, On December 31st, 2022, Benedict XVI was called home into eternity by the Lord. The late Pope was one of the most renowned Newman friends. He cherished Newman from an early age and was able to beatify … Continued
On April 29th, 2023, the Papal Basilica of St. Paul Outside-the-Walls in Rome hosted a magnificent performance of Sir Edward Elgar’s masterpiece, The Dream of Gerontius. Composed in 1900, this oratorio is the musical setting of the famous poem, written … Continued
“To see Sisters who are seriously interested in John Henry Newman and at the same time have a great love of cooking, I found this combination very original!” These were the words Benedict XVI used years later to describe his … Continued
The great biographer of Newman, a convert from Anglicanism, always inspired fondness in those who reveled in his wit, his bonhomie, his learning, and his very real, if inconspicuous pietas. With the generous permission of the author Edward Short Fr. Ian … Continued
A new biography on Mother Julia, who found in John Henry Newman a spiritual brother. I must really say that I feel a true kinship with this cardinal. He was a forerunner in the church of his time. Mother Julia … Continued
Dear Newman Friends, The Newman Walk in Rome, which we informed you about in our last newsletter, is becoming increasingly popular. On the 9th of October 2021, the pilgrimage was even filmed and broadcasted by the Catholic TV station EWTN … Continued
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.