The Second Vatican Council has served as a defining moment in the modern Catholic Church, but it seems to have introduced more chaos among Catholics than unity. Many of us have been confused by how Vatican II is quoted as the source of opposite beliefs and practices. Join us to take a look at what Vatican II was really about, through its context and text, and address some of the major misconceptions about the Council from the past 57 years.
Fr. Stephen is a priest of the Diocese of Dallas serving the Prince of Peace Catholic Community in Plano. An Austin native, his experience in Catholic schools instilled in him a passion for learning about the faith and helping others understand our rich Catholic heritage. He has an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas and two graduate degrees in Divinity and Sacred Theology from the Catholic University of America.