For the feast of Pentecost, Newman on the Holy Spirit.
One of my favourite passages from Newman.
Here Newman considers why Jesus did not appear to everyone.
He is Risen - he is Risen Indeed!
The world waits in silent anticipation.
For this, most solemn day of the Christian year.
As we enter into the Easter Triduum, Keble's poem for this day.
For the Wednesday before Easter, Keble on Daniel.
Keble's poem for the Tuesday before Easter.
In this poem for 'Fig Monday', Keble draws us into the reasons we all need salvation.
For Holy Week, a series of poems from Keble.
A well-educated laity and a well-educated priesthood were, Newman believed, the best guards against the dangers he foresaw.
In one of the most prophetic passages of this sermon from 1873, Newman warns of the dangers of a world grown irreligious.
Here, Newman foresees the rise of infidelity.
Foreseeing the growth of the Church, Newman warns of the the dangers that will follow from those in the world who fear it.
Although the schisms from the Church have caused harm. that, says Newman, is as nothing to what he sees coming.
This is the first of a series of extracts from a prophetic sermon delivered by Newman in 1873.
And, for Saturday, another meditation on Our Lady.
Repentance opens the road to redemption
Our actions have consequences, and we shall have to make account for them.