Spring 1969

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may be introduced into the sanctuary when they raise the mind to God. Thus the knowledge of God is better manifested and the ¡ preaching of the Gospel becomes clearer to man's mind and shows itself to be relevant to man's actual conditions of life" n. 58 and n. 62). The Consilium did not, and- perhaps as yet could not, revise the rites of the Sacraments in the light of these principles. The work of the Cons iii urn is a first step and, as a p-roverb reminds us, even the longest journey must begin with the .first step.