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Second Vatican Ecumenical Council

Second Vatican Ecumenical Council in session
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Today the 11th of October, is the birthday of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council, where Christ the King was dethroned, with Man replacing Jesus Christ and finally achieving his heart’s desire to become the King of Heaven and Earth. 229 more words



October 4 in history:

Work crews at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota began carving the faces of four U.S. presidents into the mountainside on October 4th, 1927. 202 more words

Today In History

Saints of the Day for September 23-28th-Posts by Fr. Don Miller, OFM

Saint of the Day 23rd September

Saint Pio of Pietrelcina

Image: Bronze of Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina. | Don Calisto, flickr.  Read  Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina at Franciscan… 274 more words
Feasts And Commemorations


August 26 in history:

The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took effect on August 26th, 1920, giving American women the right to vote.

It’s the birthday of the first woman… 117 more words

Today In History

Teacher's Note Urging Family Time Over Homework Goes Viral

Making waves on the internet today is a letter a second grade teacher sent home with her new students. She states that she will not be assigning her students any homework for the year asking, rather, the parents do things that are “proven to correlate with student success”. 209 more words

Pop Culture

An Enduring Legacy

Today the Roman Catholic Church celebrates the feast of the Assumption of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, into heaven. It is one of many feasts observed by Catholics the world over – in both Eastern and Roman rite – and gives pride of place to the woman who said yes to the call of God to bring Christ to the world in the most significant way possible: by birth. 456 more words

The Fog of War and a Papal Field Hospital

(As I get back to work focusing here, I am worried that we are spending way too much time finding things to deplore and getting the vapors over everything the Pope says. 1,020 more words

Church Governance