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John Henry Newman

Born

21 Feb 1801, London (eldest of 6)

Baptized 9 Apr 1801

Died

11 Aug 1890, Birmingham

Father

John Newman

Mother

Jemima Fourdrinier

Brothers

Charles, Francis

Sisters

Harriett, Jemima, Mary

Ordination — Anglican 

29 May 1825, Oxford

Catholic Confirmation Name — Mary; date 1 Nov 1845 *

Ordination — Catholic  

1 June 1847, Rome **

First Mass

5 June 1847 **

Last Mass

25 Dec 1889 **

Founder

Oratory of St. Philip Neri in England

Created Cardinal

12 May 1879, Rome, by Pope Leo XIII

Motto

Cor ad cor loquitur—
Heart speaks to Heart

Epitaph

Ex umbris et imaginibus in veritatem—
Out of shadows and images into the truth

Declared Venerable

22 Jan 1991 by Pope John Paul II

* Ward, pp. 96-99.
** Meriol Trevor, Newman's Journey.

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