John Henry Newman invites us to ‘sanctify the woes,’ that is to accept sufferings as a way of penance for our sins.
John Henry Newman found consolation in Christ and the thought of heaven when Mary, his young sister, died unexpectedly.
One way to prepare our hearts is to contemplate Blessed John Henry Newman’s lovely poem written for Advent Vespers.
This poem can help us on the Sunday that the Church honors Christ as Universal King showing us what type of king Jesus truly is: all-just and all-merciful.
In The Dream of Gerontius, Blessed Newman helps us to consider the Last Things preparing for our encounter with Christ and our personal judgement.
Blessed Cardinal Newman describes the purification of the soul in Purgatory as being in a golden prison in preparation for Heaven.
Newman reminds us the importance of our guardian angel, the brother of our soul.
Newman teaches us in charmingly simple verses that Mary, Our Queen, will lead us to Heaven.
Newman cautions us that unlike King Jeroboam we must obey God in all his precepts, and reminds us that the Church puts its hope in Christ.