16/9/12 – Fifty Years Since Vatican II – Participation

During this Year of Grace, we have been invited to revisit the constitutions of the Second Vatican Council, which began fifty years ago this year.  The first of these constitutions was on the liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium. The constitution spoke strongly about the importance of participation.  Participation in the liturgy was described not as something desirable … Continue reading 16/9/12 – Fifty Years Since Vatican II – Participation

15/7/12 – Fifty Years Since Vatican II: “Back to the Future”

During this Year of Grace, we have been invited to revisit the constitutions of the Second Vatican Council, which began fifty years ago this year.  The first of these constitutions was on the liturgy, Sacrosanctum Concilium. While the liturgical changes that occurred after Vatican II appeared to be a significant departure from how the liturgy … Continue reading 15/7/12 – Fifty Years Since Vatican II: “Back to the Future”