Vatican II: Church Architecture

Today I just want to mention a brief verbal way that we sometimes use in casual speech that although may be innocent often degrades Vatican II. You know, those times where we enter a church and say, “I bet back in the day before the reforms of Vatican II that main altar was beautiful beforeContinue reading “Vatican II: Church Architecture”

The Order of the Mass Latin and English (Ordinary Form) – Vatican II Loves Latin

Did Vatican II do away with Latin? It was not the council’s intention. “Particular law remaining in force, the use of the Latin Langauge is to be preserved in the Latin rites.” (Sacrosanctum Concilium, n.36) “Steps should be taken so that the faithful may also be able to say or to sing together in LatinContinue reading “The Order of the Mass Latin and English (Ordinary Form) – Vatican II Loves Latin”