Newman died 12 years before Escrivá was born, but their lives and legacies have striking parallels
Father Juan R. Vélez is a Catholic priest from the prelature Opus Dei and resides in Miami. Before his priestly ordination he studied medicine and is a specialist in internal medicine. He writes with some friends for the cardinaljohnhenrynewman.com page about faith topics according to the writings of Blessed John Henry Newman (1801-1890) . Cardinal Newman teaches us about love of God, holiness, the role of the laity in the church, the relationship between faith and science and much more.