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55 years ago

It’s 55 years today since the first session of the three-year Second Vatican Council began. On this day, October 11 Pope John XXIII addressed those gathered in a speech which summarised the needs of the era. Today Pope Francis also uses the “change of era” language. Here is the most often quoted section…(Read More)

Happy Birthday S.C.

A friend has just posted a “Happy Birthday Sacrosanctum Concilium” message on Facebook. Fifty years ago this week the Second Vatican Council’s Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, (the first conciliar constitution and one of the first two documents along with the Decree on Social Communication) was promulgated. Over the past twelve months of the…(Read More)