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January 15, 2013 12:00 AM

Latin Mass finds a new home in Johnson County

For 18 months members of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne have been working to turn the former Westwood Lutheran Church in Mission Woods into a new home for what sometimes is called the “old” Catholic Latin Mass. The Second Vatican Council of the 1960s led church leaders to authorize the use vernacular language while celebrating Mass, but many Catholics still prefer the Latin liturgy.

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