The Word Among Us

September 2012 Issue

Hold Fast to the Truth!

What Newman Can Teach Us Today

Hold Fast to the Truth!: What Newman Can Teach Us Today

“A pure block of purpose.” That’s how a friend of Newman’s summed up his life. From start to finish, Blessed John Henry Newman pursued one singular, overarching quest: the quest for truth.

As a student and professor at Oxford, as an Anglican preacher and scholar, and finally as a Catholic priest and cardinal, Newman dedicated...

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