John Henry Newman

Visits to Oriel Chapel and the Newman Oratory

John Henry Newman was a Fellow of Oriel from 1822 to 1846. His canonisation will take place in Rome on Sunday 13 October at 10am.

Members of the public are welcome to visit Oriel Chapel and the Newman Oratory. The College's normal opening hours are 2-4pm (subject to other events). Groups of 6 or more must book in advance by e-mailing Groups without a prior appointment will not be admitted. Please remember that the College is a working residential community. Care must be taken not to disturb staff and students.

Oriel plans to celebrate Newman's canonisation by holding an academic conference "John Henry Newman: Sage, Scholar, Saint" on 28-30 September 2020, co-sponsored by the National Institute for Newman Studies and the University Church. Details forthcoming. There will be a call for papers.

Details of other events external to the College are listed here.

More information about Newman's life is available here.