John Henry Newman…

Posted September 20, 2017 11:13 pm by Joanna Bogle

…took on the care of the impoverished village of Littlemore, on the outskirts of Oxford, as the Anglican vicar of the parish that included this area. Littlemore had no church, and he raised funds and built one, his mother laying the foundation stone. It was to Littlemore that he later retreated to pray and ponder the whole question of the  nature of the Church as founded by Christ…and it was here, on a rainy night that he was received into the Catholic Church by Bl Dominic Barberi….The rooms that Newman established for himself in a former stables at Littlemore are

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