On the right tract with John Henry Newman

Please excuse the pathetic pun in my subject heading. I simply want to bring your attention to a booklet I am presently reading about this upcoming beatus. This tract on Newman is a pamphlet put out by the U.K. Catholic Truth Society (CTS), London. CTS is the heir to the Oxford Movement’s Tracts as it prints and publishes Catholic literature in a succinct and affordable format. If you are looking for a source that will provide a thoroughly complete backgrounder to this marvelous man then this is the book to read. In this edition of its miniature eighty-page Biographies series John Henry Newman: Apostle to the Doubtful by Meriol Trevor and Léonie Caldecott CTS presents, by far, a most accurate compact backgrounder to his life and thinking. This little booklet will be a gem for those too busy to read ‘everything’ in preparation for the SJU seminar on September 18.
Seán O’Seasnáin SDL (Stray Dog of the Lord)

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One Response to On the right tract with John Henry Newman

  1. Teresa Buonafede says:

    Hello!
    Just came across your website.
    Though we are in the Toronto archdiocese – my husband would have been interested in your conference today. (though your meetings are for your diocese – and the time is too early in the day on Friday’s as my husband is a HS teacher in Brampton and finishes classes at 2:25pm)
    We live in the only 519 parish in the Toronto archdiocese, St. Timothy RCC in Orangeville and our Pastor Fr. Paul Dobson is a huge promoter of CTS as we have a book cart with various CTS booklets and prayer cards.
    (Our choir will be singing 1 verse of Lead, Kindly Light)
    Though I am not at all academic – I do like to pass on the word about good Catholic events etc…
    I know what Communio is about – I think it is wonderful to hear that it has come to your diocese – and hopefully will be in our diocese as well.

    Pax Christi,
    Teresa Buonafede

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