Yearly archives: 2017

You are cordially invited to the 2017 Newman Society   President’s Dinner To take place at 7.30pm on Friday, 24th November 2017 in the Newman Room. Dress Code: Black Tie The dinner will be preceded by Holy Mass at 6pm in thanksgiving for the works and supporters of the Society. […]

President’s Dinner 2017

You will know the truth and the truth will set you free. John 8:32 If freedom merely consists in choice, then surely being a fresher at uni is the freest we’ll ever be. There can’t be many other situations in which so many different opportunities are available in one go. […]

Finding freedom as a fresher

Diffusa est gratia in labiis tuis, propterea benedixit te Deus in aeternum. Grace is poured out upon thy lips, wherefore God hath blessed thee eternally. Psalm 45:2 In a well-known prayer, Blessed John Henry Newman asks, ‘Dear Jesus, help me to spread Your fragrance wherever I go…shine through me, and […]

Diffusa est gratia in labiis tuis

Simply proclaim the Lord Christ holy in your hearts, and always have your answer ready for people who ask you the reason for the hope that you have. (1 Peter 3:15) The latter half of this verse has been stuck in my head for some months now, and looking it […]

The hope that you have

Let us draw near with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. (Hebrews 10:22) I grew up in a Catholic family, in a country where most people are Catholic. My route as a Catholic […]

With a sincere heart