As the Newman Project comes to the end of its initial two year period of digitisation, we are pleased to announce that the digitisation process will continue until 2016.
Box 147 contains a beautiful hand painted card of congratulations to Cardinal Newman from School Sisters of Notre Dame:
Newman’s elevation to the rank of cardinal took place on 12 May 1879, making him Cardinal-Deacon of San Giorgio al Velabro.
My Lord Cardinal.
Uniting ourselves with so many thousands
of English Catholics who rejoice in Your
Eminence’s elevation to the Cardinalate.
we beg humbly to offer our most hearty congrat
ulations for this august occasion.
we need scarcely clothe