Les prières Léonines ont-elles été bannies par Vatican II? — + Archidiacre +

Réponse à une fausse controverse sur la prière à St Michel Archange. Les prières Léonines ont-elles été bannies par Vatican II? — + Archidiacre +

Fr. Michael Gaitley Defends Vatican II: Calls it a Rock for our Times

Hope in Mercy with Fr. Michael Gaitley – YouTube I really like this video. He shows how too look on the good side of many things instead of focusing on the negative! He even says that defunding the police is a less crazy than getting rid of Vatican II –Which he calls a rock forContinue reading “Fr. Michael Gaitley Defends Vatican II: Calls it a Rock for our Times”

Research Guide to Vatican II

Home – Vatican II – Research guides at University of Toronto (utoronto.ca) Linked above is the UofT research guide to Vatican II. It is a great start for beginning diving into the vast and deep topic which is an ecumenical council. The guide contains concordances, commentaries, speeches and debates and contempory accounts. Unfortunately several ofContinue reading “Research Guide to Vatican II”

In Defense of Vatican II: Religious Freedom and the Insouciant Silliness of the Neo-Integralists — Gaudium et Spes 22

Dr. Larry Chapp In the interest of full disclosure I begin with an admission.  And that admission is that I am a hopeless Romantic who has read too much Tolkien and who longs to live in the sacral world of Middle Earth with its enchanted woods, priestly wizards, and noble Kings who rule by hereditary […]Continue reading “In Defense of Vatican II: Religious Freedom and the Insouciant Silliness of the Neo-Integralists — Gaudium et Spes 22”

Was Vatican II Infallible? — The Catholic of Honor

“The magisterium of the Church did not wish to pronounce itself under the form of extraordinary dogmatic pronouncements.” Pope Paul VI, Discourse closing Vatican II, 7 December 1965 “There are those who ask what is the authority, the theological qualification, which the Council wished to attribute to its teachings, knowing that it has avoided giving […]Continue reading “Was Vatican II Infallible? — The Catholic of Honor”

Lettre de Saint Padre Pio à Saint Paul VI, 12 septembre 1968 — + Archidiacre +

Dans laquelle il exprimait son union au Saint Père. Lettre de Saint Padre Pio à Saint Paul VI, 12 septembre 1968 — + Archidiacre + If you read this short letter, (after using google to translate into English) you can see the St. Padre Pio was not disobedient to Vatican II and the Holy Father!

3 Phases: Where are You and Your Parish?

Where are you are your parish? There is a time and season for everything, but what are you being called to do by Pope Francis for your life right now? Where are you at? Where do you want to be? For myself, there are different parts of my life in different phases. For some aspectsContinue reading “3 Phases: Where are You and Your Parish?”

Pope Francis/Vatican II Chastity!

If you have read articles on chastity you may have come across the following questions. How far can I go? What the more profound chastity speakers will respond with is, “How far can I go is the wrong question.” Ask how can I be chaste instead. —-and so forth then explaining the positive things ofContinue reading “Pope Francis/Vatican II Chastity!”

7 Keys to Defending Vatican II

Here are 7 key ideas that go along way to keep a defense of Vatican II alive in our hearts and those of our interlocutors. Know the ordinary and universal magisterium of the church and how it can teach infallibly. It is often claimed that we can disregard Vatican II because it did not issueContinue reading “7 Keys to Defending Vatican II”

Vatican II Interpretation Book Review

Perhaps the most popular books on Vatican II events may be What Happened at Vatican II by John W. O’Malley and Vatican II: Renewal Within Tradition ed. by Matthew Lamb and Matthew Levering. Richard John Neuhaus gives us his view on how they present the council and its continuity with the past. https://www.firstthings.com/article/2008/10/what-really-happened-at-vatican-ii If youContinue reading “Vatican II Interpretation Book Review”