27 Fascinating Photos of Pre-Vatican II Catholicism

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Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook

Catholicism certainly looks a lot different today than it did a few decades ago.

Whether you are old enough to remember pre-Vatican II Catholicism or not, looking back through the Church’s old “family” pictures can still be a lot of fun!

You can click on any image to view it full size.

Enjoy!

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Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
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via burlcohistorian.wordpress.com
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Christchurch City Libraries, Flickr
Christchurch City Libraries, Flickr
True Restoration, Flickr
True Restoration, Flickr
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
florador, Flickr
florador, Flickr
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Tim F Bklyn, Flickr
Tim F Bklyn, Flickr
Christchurch City Libraries, Flickr
Christchurch City Libraries, Flickr
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
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via culver.lib.in.us
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook
Old Photographs: Pre-Vatican II, Michael Ledesma, Facebook

Which photo is your favorite? Do you have a fond memory of pre-Vatican II Catholicism? Share in the comments!

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