Vatican II: a year-long look

Beginning in October 2012 — the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council — and continuing into September 2013, St. Vincent’s will be devoting our formational time and energy to re-discovering the treasures of Vatican II. This page will give you all of the resources that we are offering to our community.

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Our first two presentations were given by Fr. Kevin McCracken, CM; Fr. Kevin is a Vincentian priest and is a professor of Theology at St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo, CA. His presentations were:
on October 8th, 2012
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and on December 11th, 2012
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In January 2013, Msgr. Jim Telthorst will tell us about developments in the years since Vatican II.

During Lent 2013, we will look at the insights and implications of Lumen Gentium — The Church finally opened its windows and let some fresh air in.

Throughout the Easter Season, we will look at the revolutionary ideas in Gaudium Et Spes: The Church in the Modern World.