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St. John Henry Newman—Hope in God, Creator

By James T. Majewski ( bio - articles - email ) | Oct 25, 2019 | In Catholic Culture Audiobooks (Podcast)

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God has created me to do Him some definite service; He has committed some work to me which He has not committed to another.

One of the prayers most commonly associated with St. John Henry Newman comes directly from this excerpt of St. Newman’s Meditations and Devotions, entitled Hope in God, Creator and written less than two years after his conversion to Catholicism.

Newman would eventually choose ‘Cor ad Cor Loquitur’ as his cardinal motto, ‘Heart Speaks to Heart’. With Hope in God, Creator, Newman’s heart speaks to ours.

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James T. Majewski is Director of Customer Relations for, the “voice” of Catholic Culture Audiobooks, and co-host of Criteria: The Catholic Film Podcast. Based in New York City, he holds both a BA in Philosophy and an MFA in Acting. See full bio.

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