Ryan J. Marr

NINS Director Named Academic Dean

NINS’s board and staff express profound gratitude to Director Marr for his extraordinary leadership. We offer heartfelt congratulations as he becomes Academic Dean of Mercy College of Health Sciences (Des Moines, IA), and will long remember his leadership style, which modeled quiet competence and concern for all.

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Ryan J. Marr

Opportunity at NINS

We are accepting applications and nominations for the position of director at the National Institute for Newman Studies. Apply at https://www.newmanstudies.org/jobs.

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New edition of Meditations on the Litany of Loreto presents Newman’s profound Mariology

New edition of Meditations on the Litany of Loreto presents Newman’s profound Mariology

This compact volume contains similarly moving meditations for each day of the month of May, but it could easily be prayed through with immense spiritual benefit during any month of the year....

Celebrating Easter with John Henry Newman

Celebrating Easter with John Henry Newman

In what seems like the blink of an eye, the world has been turned upside down. Many have lost jobs, many are sick, and many have perished in what has been described as the most widespread humanitarian disaster since the Spanish flu (1918–1920)...

Newman’s advice on taking advantage of this ‘Lentiest Lent’

Newman’s advice on taking advantage of this ‘Lentiest Lent’

It’s like Lent has been imposed on us this year with this (coronavirus) pandemic,” said Dr. Ryan Marr during a recent interview. But, he continued, St. John Henry Newman would remind us to maintain our focus on that which is truly lasting.

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