VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #53 & #54
Penance is man’s pitiful part in cooperation with grace, an extreme method necessary to combat the difficulties posed by the passion and the pride of man.
NEWMAN ON LIBERALISM & ITS LIBERALLY EDUCATED DISCONTENTS
Through the joys and perils of liberal learning we must ever recollect that only faith seeking understanding properly disposes the intellect toward conformity to Christ.
Thomism is an integral part of the millennial flow of Western thought and cannot simply be consigned to the dustbin of misguided and superseded systems of philosophy.
Warren R. Johnson
THE SEEN & THE UNSEEN
Robert A. O'Donnell
One particularly scurrilous urban legend of the day involves Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman and the particularities of his burial.
GOTTA SERVE SOMEBODY
The earnest Christian acts from the noblest motives and with the purest intentions, never trying to live the double life of serving both God and mammon.
BAD PRESS AS AN ARGUMENT FOR THE CHURCH
Chene Richard Heady
Because the Church, like Christ, is a sign of contradiction, she must remain a permanent scandal to the world. As long as she stays true to her identity, she will be under attack.
TEN POINTS TO REMEMBER
Newman was asked by an inquirer why the Catholic Church should be in many respects so unlike what we should expect and wish her to be.
LOISY & NEWMAN
David J. Harrison
For Newman, the truth exists in perpetuity; doctrine springs forth in reaction to the culture, that the culture might better understand the truths of Christianity.
'ONLY ONE CHOICE: TO FIGHT'
Anne Barbeau Gardiner
As a historian of science and a philosopher he fought against the encroachments of scientism; as a theologian he fought to defend the supernatural.
Just as Christ made no apologies or compromises in His preaching to the Apostles, so the Apostles make no apologies or compromises with their listeners.
A CHAPTER IN THE ILLUSION OF REUNITING CANTERBURY WITH ROME
Stanley L. Jaki
Keep in mind St. Paul’s dire warning that heresies would of necessity come so that the genuine faith of the elect may come to light all the more strongly.
John Henry Newman and Friedrich Nietzsche had something in common.
Men must approach the propagation of truth by seeing it as the Gospel sees it: war between the children of light and the children of darkness.
THE WHORE OF BABYLON, THE RAPTURE & THE END TIMES
W. Robert Aufill
Catholic minds left uninstructed by dissenting catechizers are offered sharp lessons by zealots such as Hunt.
J. A. Gray
Mankind exhibits a passion for knowledge and freedom, and an inveterate tendency to be seduced by counterfeits of knowledge and freedom.
LETTER FROM ENGLAND
John Warwick Montgomery
Newman was a good man before he became a Roman Catholic; his goodness motivated his conversion, and the conversion inspirited his goodness.
ACTIVATING THE LAITY
Newman challenged laymen to sanctify the world and the Church; he challenged clergy to co-operate with and utilize lay energy and wisdom.
ON THE CONNECTION BETWEEN TRUSTING IN RICHES & HAVING THEM
John Henry Newman
That our Lord meant to speak of riches as being in some sense a calamity to the Christian is plain from His praises and recommendation of poverty.
Paul van K. Thomson
The Church uses theological disputes to teach her doctrine, as controversy raises fundamental issues.
- Karl Keating