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A scholar’s view of Vatican II

By Amy Miranda | January 7, 2013 |

“I think hope dominates the feeling of depression. I think hope was very high at first. But perhaps it was an unrealistic hope: a failure to recognize that the work of any council takes years and perhaps generations to accomplish,” she said.

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Coming of age with Vatican II

By Sister Denise Wilkinson | January 7, 2013 |

On Sept. 12, 1963, the Sisters of Providence welcomed 58 of us as postulants. We arrived with a small black suitcase and a foot locker filled with a variety of…

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My most challenging and most transformative years

By Sister Bernice Kuper | January 7, 2013 |

When the Second Vatican Council opened in 1962 I had just been appointed Director of Novices for our Congregation. This meant that I had accepted the responsibility of passing on…

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The Joy of Vatican II

By Sisters of Providence | January 7, 2013 |

(originally published in the winter 2013 issue of HOPE magazine) By Peg Benson Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli might justifiably be accused of being impulsive. He announced his intention to convene the…

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