To hush as the shadows lengthen

By Calvin Lane I am not a good sleeper, a challenge since childhood. I used to watch my younger brother fall blissfully asleep as soon as his head hit the pillow. To this day, falling asleep is terribly hard... Read More...

Life in the Shadow of the Cross

By Elisabeth Kincaid In his sermon for the sixth Sunday of Lent in Parochial and Plain Sermons, preached on April 9, 1841, John Henry Newman describes the cross of Christ as the measure of the world, the key... Read More...

The Usurpation of Information

Committed Christian parents and educators must actively resist the tyranny of information in our schools, parishes, and other training venues.

St. John Henry Newman, a Shared Legacy

The canonization of John Henry Newman this year provides an opportunity for Anglicans to look back on his legacy in our own church. Newman was a priest of the Church of England before he was a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. In many ways, his contribution to both Anglicanism and Roman Catholicism is a legacy shared between the traditions.

Newman on Self-deception and Self-knowledge

The way truly to know ourselves is not idly to look within ourselves, but rather to look away from ourselves at the one who calls us by name, who commands us to love him by loving our neighbor, who sends us into the vineyard to work today.

‘Obedience the Remedy’

The two key works of John Henry Newman, written while he was still Anglican, present at least an implicit theory of a Catholic virtue ethic.