Cardinal Newman’s CanonisationOXFORD UNIVERSITY CATHOLIC CHAPLAINCY
On 13th October, Pope Francis will declare Cardinal John Henry Newman (1801-1890) a saint.
Events in Oxford to celebrate the canonisation
Night Walk to Littlemore
(where Newman was living when he was received in to the Catholic Church in 1845)
Tuesday 8th October, beginning from the Oratory – time to be confirmed
Prayer Vigil to coincide with the Vigil of Prayer in Rome
Saturday 12th October 7pm-8pm at the Catholic Chaplaincy – for our location see map and directions at the bottom of this page.
Live Screening of the Canonisation Mass taking place in Rome
Sunday 13th October 9am in the Newman Room at the Catholic Chaplaincy – for our location see map and directions at the bottom of this page.
Lecture by Bishop Robert Barron
Wednesday 16th October 5pm-6pm, University Church, St Mary the Virgin
Ecumenical Service with Archbishop Bernard Longley, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Birmingham
Thursday 17th October 5.30pm-7pm, University Church
Mass of Thanksgiving
Sunday 20th October, 11am, Oxford Oratory, St Aloysius Church
John Henry Newman was one of the great literary and Church figures of the 19th Century with a very close association with Oxford. He was an undergraduate at Trinity College, a fellow of Oriel, and Vicar of the University Church, St Mary’s. In 1845 he was received in to the Catholic Church.
For more details on his life please visit: www.newmancanonisation.com