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Vatican II and the Proclaiming of Scripture

The first document to emerge from the Second Vatican Council was the constitution on the Liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium. Of the assembled Bishops 2,147 voted for it and 4 voted against it. It was to have a huge impact on the Church. Consider the effect of one instruction contained in the document: 51. The treasures of […]

New Words, Deeper Meaning

Liturgy And Security By Fr Merv Duffy sm The first document to come out of the Second Vatican Council was the one on the Liturgy; Sacrosanctum Concilium. A key text in that document was: “Mother Church earnestly desires that all the faithful should be led to that fully conscious and active participation in liturgical celebrations […]