Posts Tagged Vatican II

Commemorating the death of Blessed John Paul II

Commemorating the death of Blessed John Paul II

Pensive Christ by Władysław Skoczylas (d 1934) Today, April 2, we commemorate the eighth anniversary of the death of Blessed John Paul II. With the retirement of Benedict

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St Joseph – Protector of the true new fire of Vatican II

St Joseph - Protector of the true new fire of Vatican II

In 1989 Blessed John Paul II issued an APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION entitled REDEMPTORIS CUSTOS (ON THE PERSON AND MISSION OF SAINT JOSEPH  IN THE LIFE OF CHRIST AND OF THE CHURCH) On this

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Enrichment of Faith, pt. 2

Mammoser continues the explanation of enrichment of faith with a discussion of Wojtyla’s account of  consciousness. Wojtyla blends the attention to human capacity, subjectivity, with an awareness of

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Wojtyla on the Enrichment of Faith

Wojtyla on the Enrichment of Faith

Thomas L Mammoser I recently received a very interesting paper on the evangelization of culture in the new millenium by Thomas L. Mammoser. He currently serves as Vice

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Workshop 8: Vatican II and enrichment of faith

In session 8 of the summer workshop, Waldstein spoke about Wojtyla’s account of Vatican II in his book Sources of Renewal.  Find Waldstein’s chapter here. “The implementation of

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Vatican II and a “debt to the Holy Spirit”

Vatican II and a "debt to the Holy Spirit"

“The Second Vatican Council was a great gift from God” – John Paul II Pope John Paul II attended all of the sessions of the Second Vatican Council;

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Pope John Paul II and the Way through the Post Conciliar Confusion

Pope John Paul II and the Way through the Post Conciliar Confusion

Pope Benedict XVI recently said: “In practically all his documents, and especially in his decisions and his behaviour as Pontiff, John Paul II  accepted the fundamental petitions of

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Maritain and Wojtyla on Spiritual Renewal

Maritain and Wojtyla shared an understanding of the renewal called for by Vatican II would require the appropriation of the faith by the lay faithful. The faith should

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Maritain on the terrible sign which the Council has inscribed upon the wall

Maritain on the terrible sign which the Council has inscribed upon the wall

Jacques Maritain understands Vatican II as a long culmination following ten centuries of Church history. I cannot here recount his deep analysis of the inquisition and crusades in

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Blessed John XXIII and Vatican II

Blessed John XXIII and Vatican II

I share three good quotes on the intention of Vatican II. 1.1. “The greatest concern of an ecumenical council is that the sacred deposit of Christian doctrine be

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