Jesus is our daily sacrifice - may we be ever mindful of this.
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Despite modern fashions, when we read that the Church should be one, we know that real ecumenism will be achieved under Rome.
A reflection from Newman for Pentecost.
As we wait for Jesus, how do we conduct ourselves and make our thoughts subject to him?
Here, Newman reflects upon the feelings of the Apostles during the 40 days after the Resurrection.
A foretaste of heaven here for us all.
He told us how we could receive Him - why do so many refuse to come to Him?
We should not seek signs, we should seek Christ.
When Christ says 'this is my body', the Church believes He means it.
The Incarnation enables us to know God in new ways.
How should we witness to the Risen Christ?
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.
Before there was Christ's Church, men apprehended the Truth in many ways, but the coming of Christ brought the fullness of the Truth into the world.
For most of His ministry, Our Lord was separated from His mother; here Newman offers some reflections.
The knosis of Christ, His self-emptying for our salvation, was, Newman once wrote, a sign of his 'amazing condescension' to us, His creation. The changing use of language since his day renders that sentence hard to read as Newman meant it, but here, in this passage from a Pusey sermon, we get a good sense of what he meant.
Newman takes, as one obvious example of development, the Canon itself. Jesus wrote no book, neither does the Bible mention a book called the Bible, so where did it come from?
Those interested in the history of the idea of development might want to consult this excellent post on Newman and the Immaculate Conception on Fr Aiden Kimel's Eclectic Orthodoxy.
In this sermon, Newman reminds us of the power of Divine Grace - and the fact that the kingdom of God is within us.
In Newman's time, as in our own, there were many reasons for doubting, and for being fearful; but there was, and is, one overwhelming reason for standing firm in faith.