The Name of God is Mercy: Pope Francis

The Name of God is Mercy A Conversation with Andrea Tornielli, is a delightful book. It is the contents of a series of interviews of Pope Francis by Andrea Tornielli on Mercy and the Year of Mercy earlier in Pope Francis’ pontificate. Pope Francis tells several stories which place emphasis on the fact that GodContinue reading “The Name of God is Mercy: Pope Francis”

Fruits of Vatican II Part 3- Liturgy -Marriage as Covenant not Contract – Communal Penance – Restored Catechumenate

“The Second Vatican Council devoted paragraphs 48 to 58 of its Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World to marriage…. Its teaching marked a watershed in the Church’s understanding of marriage. Avoiding the familiar term ‘contract’ the council consistently spoke of marriage as a ‘covenant‘.” (New Commentary on the Code of Cannon Law,Continue reading “Fruits of Vatican II Part 3- Liturgy -Marriage as Covenant not Contract – Communal Penance – Restored Catechumenate”

Vatican II Marriage Quotes

Marriage Quotes from Vatican II from the 16 major documents. Vatican Website Translation. This list contains the majority but not every reference. Due to the large variation of words used for marriage or its context, (marriage, matrimony, wedlock, married, marry, engaged, betrothed, spouse, husband, wife, family, love, children, covenant, union, mother, father, domestic church, etc.)Continue reading “Vatican II Marriage Quotes”