Our namesake, St John Henry Newman, was a 19th-century Priest, an intellectual and one of the greatest thinkers of his time.
John Henry Newman was deeply committed to education, the provision of spiritual and pastoral care, and academic excellence.
He referred to education in a ‘large sense’ of the word. He wasn’t just talking about classroom teaching: he wanted people to engage with contemporary culture, broadening and maturing their minds.
In so many ways, education was Newman’s life.
He cared for academic excellence but never forgot the person.
Here are a few ways St John Henry Newman and his teachings remain aligned with John Henry Insitute service delivery today –