The Dispatch

Newman, Defender of the Faith

September 25, 2019 Russell Shaw 5

“In your opinion, what is the best book of Catholic apologetics?” Although that question, put to me unexpectedly several years ago by someone I was chatting with, took me by surprise, I didn’t have to […]

Essay

Newman and the Grace of Simplicity

September 24, 2019 Edward Short 5

Now that the canonization of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman nears, we have seen a good number of articles from different quarters telling us what Newman thought and did not think. Of these, the piece […]

Essay

The Martyrs of August

August 17, 2019 Peter M.J. Stravinskas 9

Editor’s note: This following homily was preached by the Reverend Peter M. J. Stravinskas, Ph.D., S.T.D., at the Church of the Holy Innocents in New York City on July 9, 2019. Some months, like August, […]

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Old and new – and Newman

June 3, 2019 Joanna Bogle 2

The parish of St. Elizabeth in Richmond, Surrey, dates back to the 1790s and the present church was completed in 1824, making it one of the oldest Catholic churches in Greater London. Five years later […]