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Cardinal Newman


master brummie
Curiously I chose one of his hymns this morning as entrance hymn. He wrote a few, most are - as are many of the old ones - more a teaching of the faith than a repetition and have a nice melody.


master brummie
There seems to be now proper thread concerning him, and, as he was a major figure in victorian Birmingham, it is appropriate that his sainthood should begin a thread on him :
I went to Cardinal Newman Secondary school Poplar Avenue off Sandon Rd 1960-64 . Headmaster Arthur Hunt , in 1970 my wife to be received instruction from Fr Geoffrey Walmsley at the Oratory on Hagley Rd . He was kind enough to let us into view the Cardinals room it is still the same as when Cardinal John Henry Newman left it