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For this, most solemn day of the Christian year.
As we enter into the Easter Triduum, Keble's poem for this day.
Keble's poem for the Tuesday before Easter.
In this poem for 'Fig Monday', Keble draws us into the reasons we all need salvation.
One of my favourite parts of this sermon given on Easter Sunday.
Newman's thoughts on the Word made flesh and His sufferings for us.
A meditation from Newman for this solemn day.
Keble's poem for the Wednesday of Holy Week.
Keble's poem for the Tuesday before Easter never ceases to move me.
Pusey's thoughts on preparing for communion have a wider application to us as Christians.
As we enter Holy Week, a meditation from Newman.
In this sermon Newman reminds us of an important and central truth: 'It is the death of the Eternal Word of God made flesh, which is our great lesson how to think and how to speak of this world. His Cross has put its due value upon every thing which we see, upon all fortunes, all advantages, all ranks, all dignities, all pleasures; upon the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life.'
Newman was a Calvinist in his youth, and had plenty of experience of 'religious emotion', but in this sermon he suggests that ' that violent impulse is not the same as a firm determination,—that men may have their religious feelings roused, without being on that account at all the more likely to obey God in practice'.