News New Newman by Jeffrey Miller September 15, 2003 written by Jeffrey Miller September 15, 2003 Bishop Donald Wuerl gives the opening speech for the National Institute for Newman Studies in Pittsburgh. 3 comments 0 FacebookTwitterGoogle +Pinterest Jeffrey Miller previous post If Adam had a blog next post Trying to put the tooth paste back in the tube You may also like Skirting the issue January 18, 2003 The Hobbit December 18, 2007 What not to put on your resume January 6, 2003 Miss Sister 2008 August 25, 2008 Seperation of State and Groundhog January 29, 2007 Awards, Awards, Awards May 4, 2009 Die a madman or a Roman Catholic September 25, 2007 2009 Catholic New Media Awards July 8, 2009 15 new Cardinals from 11 countries February 22, 2006 These men are pastors August 19, 2004 3 comments Donna Marie Lewis September 16, 2003 - 2:30 pm Thanks for mentioning this. I was, of course, there… What I find puzzling in the Trib article is that while Venerable Newman is discussed, and Fr. Drew Morgan is mentioned, no mention is made to the fact that the Venerable belonged to the Fathers of the Oratory, as does Fr. Drew Morgan. (He’s the “Fr. Drew” I’ve mentioned on my blog, particularly in some of my “From the homily” posts…) Actually the Institute is headquarted in the building directly behind the Pittsburgh Oratory- certainly convenient for Fr. Drew ! The Post-Gazette article mentioned the Oratory, and also mentioned the Venerable’s cause for canonization- something the Trib also missed… Ah, well. At least the local secular papers deigned to take notice of something good happening involving the Catholic Church…. Reply Earl E. Appleby, Jr. September 16, 2003 - 3:15 pm I read the same article, Jeff, and the question that sprang to my mind was: “Is it fair to tag the Venerable Cardinal Newman as the “invisible father” of Vatican II? Or was the usual post mortem appropriation of a noble name? After all, as Wilfrid Ward once wrote re Cardinal Newman’s philosophy,”People are apt to find only what they look for.” Just curious, Earl Times Against Humanity Reply Donna Marie Lewis September 17, 2003 - 1:47 pm The Venerable is cited in the documents of the Second Vatican Council- about 20 times, I believe. (He is cited in the Catechism 4 times as well.) However, I am quite sure that a lot of what goes by the name of “Vatican II reform” would be familiar to him as what he called ‘the spirit of liberalism in religion’ and regarded as the most deadly enemy the Church faced. Reply Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.