Bishop Stika to celebrate Mass in thanksgiving for veterans

Bill Brewer Catholic Church, News

Attention all military veterans. Bishop Richard F. Stika is inviting all veterans to join him for Mass on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral. The Mass will be offered in thanksgiving for all veterans and for those currently serving in the military. Veterans are welcome to wear their uniform. Veterans now are among the service professionals …

Archbishop Aymond Offers “10 Ways Vatican II Shapes the Church Today”

Deacon Scott Maentz Vatican II, Year of Faith

The Catholic Church marks the fiftieth anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council by Blessed Pope John XXIII on October 11. The Council ran from 1962-1965, producing 16 documents over the course of four sessions. Over 2,000 bishops from around the world participated. The Council introduced major reforms and stands among the most significant religious events of the …

Vatican II & the Sacred Liturgy

Deacon Scott Maentz Vatican II, Year of Faith

  The first document of the Second Vatican Council was the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy,  Sacrosanctum Concilium. All Church documents get their names from the first two words of the text, or sometime the first three words if there is a older document that begins with the same words. The official language of the Church is still Latin, so even …