Salve fundator: A New Hymn for Blessed Newman

Salve fundator: A New Hymn for Blessed Newman

From Fr Tim Finnigan’s blog,┬áThe Hermeneutic of Continuity, comes news that the Birmingham Oratory has commissioned the ┬ácomposition of a new Latin hymn in honour of Blessed John Henry Newman. The post comes from the 8th of October. The Fathers of the Birmingham...
Feast of Blessed John Henry Newman

Feast of Blessed John Henry Newman

Today, the 9th of October, is the feast day of Blessed John Henry Newman. It was Newman who, after converting to Catholicism from Anglicanism and finding no suitable form of religious life to enter into (Newman the Oratorian, pg. 71), decided to found an Oratory of St...