Saint Pope John XXIII “Open the Windows” – A Man of Peace

Posted October 12, 2017 4:09 am by Virginia Lieto

Saint Pope John XXIII “Open the Windows” – A Man of Peace

Today is the Feast Day of Saint Pope John XXIII, who opened the Second Vatican Council, in 1962, by proclaiming, “open the windows and let in the fresh air.” His rationale for convening the Second Vatican Council was to usher in reform; refreshing the liturgy, and engaging the laity. Because of Saint Pope John XXIII’s vision, numerous church documents were promulgated. Yet, he did not live to see the finished products. His purpose was to plant the seed for change within the Church, and that he did well.Saint Pope John XXIII’s TeachingSaint Pope John the XXIII’s most popular encyclical was

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