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Our Lady

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Our Lady

The Blessed John Henry Newman (21 February 1801 – 11 August 1890). Newman’s was one of the finest intellects of modern times, but it was underpinned and sustained by a simple faith in God. He had a great devotion to Our Lady, as shown by this extract from one of his sermons, given on 26 March 1846.

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'To be deep in history ...'

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'To be deep in history ...'

Newman's phrase, that 'To be deep in history is to cease to be a Protestant' comes from the introduction to his famous essay On the Development of Christian Doctrine, and this extract puts it into context...

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