Did the Liturgical Reforms of Vatican II go Further Than Sacrosanctum Concilium Called For?

It is often argued in Vatican II’s favour that the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy did not envision the depth and level of changes that ended up being the result of the liturgical reforms it called for which happened subsequent to the Council. Is this true? It is often pointed out that Sacrosanctum Concilium calledContinue reading “Did the Liturgical Reforms of Vatican II go Further Than Sacrosanctum Concilium Called For?”

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Book Review: In The Eye of the Catholic Storm – The Church Since Vatican II

I was disappointed with In the Eye of the Catholic Storm: The Church Since Vatican II by Mary Jo Leddy, Bishop Remi de Roo and Douglas Roche. This book presents a series of conversation between the authors in 1991 about topics facing the modern Church especially in light of Vatican II. Unfortunately, the authors seemContinue reading “Book Review: In The Eye of the Catholic Storm – The Church Since Vatican II”

A Response to the Ottaviani Intervention: Part 1 of 2

Part 2 will be coming soon. This is not a complete disagreement with the contents of the Ottaviani Intervention. I can see how someone could view certain omissions in content and additions in content to the Novus Ordo Missae (NO) in the way that they do. The Ottaviani Intervention was a short critical study ofContinue reading “A Response to the Ottaviani Intervention: Part 1 of 2”

Sr. Lucia Called Vatican II a Holy Council

“The simple remembrance of the mysteries in each decade is another radiance of light supporting the burning torch in souls. This is why the devil has moved against it—such a great war. And the worst part is that he has deluded and deceived souls of great responsibility in their position. They are blind men leadingContinue reading “Sr. Lucia Called Vatican II a Holy Council”

List of Locations Saints are Referenced in Vatican II: All 16 Documents

List of All locations where Vatican II uses in-text Saint references. (this does not included places where texts are referenced but the saint names are not used in the text but instead included as a footnote/endnote – the footnoted references are in the hundreds) The focus is on Saints in the popular sense. For example,Continue reading “List of Locations Saints are Referenced in Vatican II: All 16 Documents”

Against The Religious Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen on Vatican II on Other Religions

I have already answered most of the objections raised by the Religious Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen will raise in my Topic by Topic analysis of Vatican II. (Linked Here) In this post I will go part by part refuting this troubled congregations claims. CMRI Claim NOSTRA AETATE #1: “The opening paragraph of this declarationContinue reading “Against The Religious Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen on Vatican II on Other Religions”

Against the Religious Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen (CMRI) on Dei Verbum

And his mother said to the servants, Do whatever he tells you. John 2:5 Mary always tells her children to follow the words of Christ. Even when Jesus told Mary – what is that to me and you it is not my hour, she still says “Do whatever he tells you”. What is the voiceContinue reading “Against the Religious Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen (CMRI) on Dei Verbum”

Profession of Faith: Religious Submission to non Definite Acts and Vatican II

The profession of faith is required by the following groups according to Church law Canon 833. (1) those who attend with votes in ecumenical or particular councils, synods and even even diocesan synods. (2) Cardinals. (3) Bishops. (4) Diocesan Administrators (5) Vicars – General, Episcopal, Judicial. (6) Pastors, Rectors, Teachers of Theology and Philosophy inContinue reading “Profession of Faith: Religious Submission to non Definite Acts and Vatican II”

Vatican II and the Franciscan Thesis

The Franciscan Thesis is that Mary was predestined to be Mother of God in one and the same decree with Christ’s Incarnation and the Absolute Primacy of the Incarnation. The absolute primacy of the Incarnation is the view that Christ’s Incarnation was planed to occur with or without Adam’s sins and the entire creation wasContinue reading “Vatican II and the Franciscan Thesis”

Vatican II and Non-Universal Salvation Quotes

This post like my other Vatican II posts on Mary Quotes, Marriage Quotes, Development/Modern Culture Quotes, List of Where Vatican II says its teaching and Eucharist Quotes lists places, the large majority but not exhaustive where Vatican II speaks of salvation as being non-universal. It is often claimed that Vatican II brought about a sortContinue reading “Vatican II and Non-Universal Salvation Quotes”