Adult Formation In The Year Of Faith

On Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. we will have evening talks on the Second Vatican Council in Friendship Hall. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the council. P l e a s e bring potluck and questions! April 10th:  Todd Hartch – Introduction to the Historical Situation and Summary of Four Constitutions April 17th:  Nanette Navarre …

Highlights on Vatican II March 24, 2013

Dei Verbum (Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation), November 21, 1964 Following the footsteps of the Council of Trent and the First Vatican Council, the Second Vatican Council presents this constitution of divine revelation with the desire for the wholeworld, “to hear the summons to salvation, so that through hearing it may believe, through belief …

Highlights on Vatican II

The Dogmatic Constitution on the Church (Lumen Gentium) On November 24th, 1964 the council issued Lumen Gentium. Here the council sets out the Church’s essence and purpose. The Church’s essence is a  sacrament and instrument of communion with God and the union of the entire human race. The Church’s purpose is to …