Yearly archives: 2022



From the Editor: A very blessed and a happy Feast of the Ascension from everyone here at the Newman! ‘As they watched, he was lifted up, and a cloud removed him from their sight into heaven. Alleluia.’ Today, we celebrate the Feast of the Ascension. Christ is no longer among […]

‘The Ascension’, by Nicholas Champness


From the Editor: In commemoration of St Bede’s death, The Society President writes reminding us of the great achievements of Bede. Enjoy! St Bede died today, 25th May, in 735. That year, as this year, it was the vigil of the Ascension. As the great historian lay on his death-bed, […]

‘St Bede’, by Aloysius Atkinson




From the Editor: Albeit a day late when transferred, here is a very informative post on St George from our resident expert on Medieval Britain and President of the Newman, Aloysius Surely England could have a better patron than St George? He wasn’t from here, he never came here. England […]

‘St George’, by Aloysius Atkinson




From the Editor: Happy St Patrick’s Day from all here at the Newman! To celebrate, here’s a post from Oran! Happy St Patrick’s Day! This is the day where people throughout the world celebrate their Irish heritage. With parades, the wearing of shamrocks and Irish music, everything that is traditional […]

‘St Patrick’, by Oran Gartland



From the Editor: As we reach the end of a term (hopefully in one piece), here’s a reflection on Oxford and the academic vocation by the Benetian philosopher in residence (I hear his nickname is Confucius, can’t think why…)! Perhaps it will inspire you for next term… What does Oxford […]

‘Oxford: Impressions’, by Andrei Lambert