Category Archives: Sacrosanctum Concilium

A Page for Sacrosanctum Concilium

Sacrosanctum Concilium has joined the list of pages in the header and on the sidebar. I will be cleaning up the individual posts over the next few days, editing out some extraneous remarks and standardizing the format. Feel free to … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium Appendix

This question is far less in vogue among world organizers these days, but it was a significant step in 1963: The Second Ecumenical Sacred Council of the Vatican, recognizing the importance of the wishes expressed by many concerning the assignment … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 130

It is fitting that the use of pontificals be reserved to those ecclesiastical persons who have episcopal rank or some particular jurisdiction. Okay. Liam may be able to provide some background of substance on this one. This small section also … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 129

It’s been a tough enough road to get music education into seminaries. How many have a single course in sacred art history? During their philosophical and theological studies, clerics are to be taught about the history and development of sacred … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 128

And we get to the issue of reform: Along with the revision of the liturgical books, as laid down in Art. 25, there is to be an early revision of the canons and ecclesiastical statutes which govern the provision of … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 127

There is a certain parallel with music, namely a “special” relationship with artists, and the cultivation of the “spirit” of art and of liturgy. Bishops should have a special concern for artists, so as to imbue them with the spirit … Continue reading

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Sacrosanctum Concilium 126

Bishops are to consult experts in art, so Vatican II says: When passing judgment on works of art, local ordinaries shall give a hearing to the diocesan commission on sacred art and, if needed, also to others who are especially … Continue reading

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