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Blessed John Henry Newman

God has created me to do him some definite service; he has committed some work to me that he has not committed to another. I have my mission.

    Facts about Bl. John Henry Newman

  • John was a well-known Anglican priest and poet who converted to Catholicism. He became an Oratorian priest and eventually a cardinal.
  • He suffered persecution from his family and friends because of his conversion.
  • Cardinal Newman died in 1890. Today, he is still renowned for his theological writing.