about Todd FlowerdayA Roman Catholic lay person, married (since 1996), with one adopted child (since 2001). I serve in worship and spiritual life in a midwestern university parish.
about John Donaghy
John is a lay missionary since 2007 with a parish in western Honduras. Before that he served in campus ministry and social justice ministry in Iowa. His ministry blog is http://hermanojuancito.blogspot.com
He also blogs reflections on the lectionary and saints/heroes/events of the date at http://walktheway.wordpress.com
He'll be a long-term contributor here analyzing the Latin American bishops' document from their 2007 Aparecida Conference.
Vatican II pages
- Letter To Artists 7d: Iconoclasm Emerges
- EG 107: Vocations
- Letter To Artists 7b-c: Architecture, Poetry, and Gregorian Chant
- EG 106: Two Areas Of Progress In Youth Ministry
- Cynic Alert: Phantom Wealth
- Mercy, Wide and Late
- Letter To Artists 7a: The Origins of Christian Art
- Cosmos, The Next Generation
- EG 105: Youth Ministry
- The Vice Principal Strikes Back
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Daily Archives: 30 November 2005
Pope Pius XIII, anybody? Whoever seeks peace and the good of the community with a pure conscience, and keeps alive the desire for the transcendent, will be saved even if he lacks biblical faith, says Benedict XVI.
This image was taken when Cassini was about 325 miles from Rhea. Lots of small craters, but a few larger ones seem seriously malformed by geological activity. The resolution is about 50 to 100 feet I think. A bit rougher … Continue reading
Ha. It’s online; I didn’t need to wait till Fr John finished his latest dose of Commonweal. Amy’s commentariat is already in full swing, heading toward a hundred-post thread by tomorrow. I read the article earlier today and I found … Continue reading
Rock is naturally up on the latest Commonweal. I saw it on my pastor’s desk yesterday, but he said I’ll have to wait till he’s done for me to read it. I did catch Terry Gross interviewing Bob Spitz, the … Continue reading
A basic article on wedding music by Lucy Carroll in the same Adoremus caught my eye, mainly for this single comment: In the frantic days immediately after the Second Vatican Council, I remember reading of an “experimental” and short-lived wedding … Continue reading
A nice opinion piece in Adoremus by a Washington state priest, Father W. Roy Floch. Nice, of course, in the sense it is well-written, thoughtful, and honest. Nice also in the sense that it confirms much of my recent thinking … Continue reading
I kid you not. Peruse here. Also, my first exposure to this compound word: praisewear. That’s not pray-swear. But that wouldn’t be far off from some people’s reaction to liturgical dance.
I dropped the bomb on this yesterday. I should probably explain my thinking. First, narcissism is a personality quirk that knows no ideology. Musicians, tempted by the performance aspect of their art, are quite vulnerable. But musicians of all sorts: … Continue reading