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: 6 November 2006
Today’s Cassini image shows the effect of a 60-mile moon on Saturn’s F-Ring. The science guys at the Cassini site describe it for you: When Prometheus comes close to the F ring in its orbit, the moon’s gravity tugs on … Continue reading
I’m still learning the software for WordPress, so bear with me as things shift and change here. Still to do for today: – Figure out how to get pictures from my computer into the posts. The URL links are fine. … Continue reading
Vatican II addresses lay liturgical ministry: Servers, lectors, commentators, and members of the choir also exercise a genuine liturgical function. They ought, therefore, to discharge their office with the sincere piety and decorum demanded by so exalted a ministry and … Continue reading
Important advice from the council bishops: In liturgical celebrations each person, minister or lay(person), who has an office to perform, should do all of, but only, those parts which pertain to his office by the nature of the rite and … Continue reading
If I had a counter, this is the fifth explicit reference to “active participation” in the liturgy constitution. While the council acknowledges long-held Catholic teaching about any of the Church’s liturgies being a communal enterprise, it states the preference for … Continue reading