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.
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Daily Archives: 22 May 2006
I hope that this post doesn’t take the smallest bit of attention away from the interesting discussion on liturgy (or liturgy and bishops) below. My only suggestion for now is that those interested in the application of Liturgiam Authenticam read … Continue reading
Just to demonstrate sensible Catholics aren’t one-trick-ponies on the hobby side of life, let me give you a preview of what you’ll be seeing on your vending machine fodder this year. The Nevada Quarter is already a favorite of my … Continue reading
The easy thing to do is to stick chant in a Lenten ghetto. Give people the impression you’re giving up harmonization for Lent … well, some people do it. I think it might send the wrong message.A music director needs … Continue reading
An always popular topic. Last time I checked, Nebraska and most of the Atlantic Coast north of Washington celebrates Thursday.Do you maintain the fortieth day and lose 60 to 90% of your parishioners? Or is the feast itself too important … Continue reading
In these conditions, it is no cause of wonder that (humankind), who senses (a) responsibility for the progress of culture, nourishes a high hope but also looks with anxiety upon many contradictory things which (it) must resolve: This short section … Continue reading
Hello to all the traffic heading here from Rock’s place. If you’re new, you might especially want to read over Neil’s contributions. They’re worth returning for. Nobody’s consulted me, but unlike some folks, I’m not going to whine about ecclesiastical … Continue reading