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Parish Bulletin October 13th 2019

On Sunday 13 October Blessed John Henry Newman will be declared a Saint by Pope Francis. Blessed John Henry Newman was the founder of the first Catholic university in Ireland. He served as the university’s first rector (1854-1858). In his 1993 Encyclical Letter, Veritatis Splendor (The Splendour of Truth), Pope Saint John Paul II, explaining the relationship between conscience, individual freedom and the duty to adhere to objective truth, quoted Cardinal Newman and described him as ‘an outstanding defender of the rights of conscience’.

Prayer of Cardinal Newman

May the Lord support us all

the day long,

Till the shades lengthen and

the evening comes,

and the busy world is hushed,

and the fever of life is over,

and our work is done.

Then in his mercy may he give

us a safe lodging,

and holy rest, and peace at the



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