Website of the Week: Gerard Manley Hopkins

May 14, 2023

“The world is charged with the grandeur of God.”

Raised in a prosperous and artistic Church of England family, Gerard Manley Hopkins was received into the Catholic Church by John Henry Newman and entered a Jesuit novitiate.

He is now regarded as one of the Victorian era’s greatest poets.

Watch a terrific 1986 BBC documentary on the life, vocation and poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins at: