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John Henry Newman

Newman and the New Evangelization (Oxford University)

by Bishop Robert Barron . October 16, 2019 .

On October 16, 2019, Bishop Barron gave a lecture from Oxford University on “Newman and the New Evangelization.” The lecture took place at the University Church of St. Mary the Virgin, where Newman preached many times and served as vicar during his final days as an Anglican cleric, before converting…

Bishop Barron on St. John Henry Newman: Beyond the Left and the Right

by Bishop Robert Barron . October 10, 2019 .

As I read the myriad commentaries on St. John Henry Newman before his canonization, I’m particularly struck by how often he is co-opted by the various political parties active in the Church today—and how this co-opting both distorts Newman and actually makes him less interesting and relevant for our time.

St. John Henry Newman

by Bishop Robert Barron . October 8, 2019 .

As I compose these words, I am preparing to leave for Rome, where I will attend the canonization Mass for John Henry Newman, and then for Oxford, where I will give a paper on Newman’s thought in regard to evangelization. Needless to say, the great English convert is much on…

San Juan Enrique Newman

by Bishop Robert Barron . October 8, 2019 .

Mientras redacto estas palabras, me preparo para partir a Roma, donde asistiré a la Misa de canonización de Juan Enrique Newman, y luego a Oxford, donde daré una conferencia sobre el pensamiento de Newman con respecto a la evangelización. No hace falta decir que el gran converso inglés está muy…