Newman Studies Journal

Volume 9, Issue 2, Fall 2012

Dominic Pigneri
Pages 35-37

John Henry Newman’s Whitehall Preachership of 1828
“Christmas day what a nuisance!”

Newman was offered a preachership at Whitehall Chapel in London for the second part of December; he accepted the invitation, even though he anticipated that the task would be “a bore.” Unfortunately for Newman, his experience turned out to be more burdensome than he had expected; the result was a very frustrating Christmas.