Today in the Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity, we continue to look at the forms the laity’s missionary work takes on.
As we continue the look at the group form of the laity’s apostolic activity, in article 20, the Council Fathers reflect on those such groups that have been successful in the Church’s history. They outline some of the common components that those effective groups share.
Here is the footnote:
8. cf. Pius XI, letter “Quae Nobis” to Cardinal Bertram, Nov. 13, 1928: A.A.S. 20 (1928) p. 385. cf. also Pius XII, allocution to Italian Catholic Action, Sept. 4, 1940: A.A.S. 32 (1940) p. 362.