Vatican II

Humanism and the Sacred (by Msgr. Schuler, 1969)

By Cindy Paslawski / May 5, 2019 /

Msgr Schuler nailed it in 1969. The problems of sacred music today do not lie in repertory or congregational participation. The disputes over Latin and the vernacular, the choir, the use of [guitar] are not the essential points …The problem is one of Faith – man replacing God.

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We’ve Been Saying This for Years! WSJ on Ugly Churches

By Cindy Paslawski / March 7, 2017 /

Déjà vu. The February 24, 2017 issue of the Wall Street Journal ran the story, “Free Our Churches From the Ugly and Stupid” by Professor Anthony Esolen of Providence College. In this wonderful piece, Esolen laments “Stations of the Cross that can hardly be recognized as depictions of the Passion” and “crosses that look as…

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Is Man “for His Own Sake”?

By Arthur Hippler / September 30, 2013 /

 In the Second Vatican Council’s document on The Church in the Modern World (Gaudium et Spes), the Council Fathers declare that man is “the only creature on earth that God has willed for its own sake” (GS, no.24§3). The Catechism quotes this passage in two places (CCC, nos.356 and 1703). How are we to understand…

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Magazine – The Public Face of Vatican II: Change

By John B. Manos / July 5, 2013 /

The Summer 2013 Volume III, Issue 2 is out in the wild! Continuing our theme for the Year of Faith, where Pope Benedict XVI has given us a tool to unravel the false reforms conducted “in the spirit of Vatican II.”  Our focus is on the goal of the Year of Faith:  A true renewal of…

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The Second Vatican Council: Tradition and Continuity

By John M. DeJak / March 25, 2013 /

Think you know Vatican II? Can you name the documents and facts of Vatican II besides Lumen Gentium? Ever wonder what the popes were thinking who signaled the need for a council? (and why what happened afterward wasn’t what they were looking for) — Our latest Magazine has these and more answers!

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