The Diocese of Des Moines
50 Years Ago: JFK and Vatican II
November 22, 2013
Written By: Kyle Lechtenberg

This year's feast of Saint Cecilia has special significance. This blog has a fascinating look at how, fifty years ago tody, President John F. Kennedy's death was seen through the eyes of the Fathers of the Second Vatican Council. 


As the post notes, shortly after the assembled bishops had approved the text of the landmark liturgy document, the news broke of the President's assassination. 


A blessed feast of Saint Cecilia, patroness of music and musicians, to all. Save to


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