With each passing day, we are inching closer to the celebration of a Jubilee Year in 2025, with the theme of “Pilgrims of Hope.” As I have mentioned here previously, in preparation for the Jubilee Year, Pope Francis is asking Catholics to prepare by dedicating time in the following manner:
- 2023: Study the documents of the Second Vatican Council.
- 2024: Focus on prayer.
To assist with a study of the documents of the Second Vatican Council, I have found some good, solid, user-friendly video introductions to each of the four major constitutions of Vatican II, courtesy of the Diocese of Phoenix, AZ. Each runs four to eight minutes in length.
- Documents of Vatican II: Gaudium et Spes (Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World)
- Documents of Vatican II: Sacrosanctum Concilium (Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy)
- Documents of Vatican II: Lumen Gentium (Dogmatic Constitution on the Church)
- Documents of Vatican II: Dei Verbum (Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation)
Hopefully, these video introductions will inspire you to study further!