eCatechist.com asked Ed Hahnenberg to select 52 significant quotes from the Sixteen Documents of Vatican II. It is our intention that these quotes will serve as inspiration and motivation for further reading, study, discussion and prayer. We will post one a week.
25. The church on earth is by its very nature missionary since, according to the plan of the Father, it has its origin in the mission of the Son and the holy Spirit” (Ad Gentes Divinitus, no. 2).
52 Quotes from the Council Documents. Compiled by Edward P. Hahnenberg, Ph.D., author of A Concise Guide to the Documents of Vatican II. (Franciscan Media)
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All Documents are available online at various websites including the Vatican website,Video of Ed Hahnenberg on Revewing the Vision: The Second Vatican Council and the Next 50 Years