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
Joyce Donahue on Creed at Liturgy Liam on Creed at Liturgy Episteme on Man as Buffoon Liam on DPPL 30: Medieval Separation o… Todd on Refugees jpsammon on Refugees Liam on DPPL 28-29: The Middle Ag… Todd on Refugees jpsammon on Refugees Charles Culbreth on DPPL 27: Saint Gregory the…
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Daily Archives: 13 November 2006
I would like to post part of Fr John Breck’s latest “Life in Christ” column. Fr Breck suggests that the Bible does reflect “certain universal mythical themes,” but claims that these themes have been “transformed by the essentially historical interest … Continue reading
I couldn’t resist passing this other bit of science onto y’all. Check out this article on women being allergic to sex. David Resnick, allergist and immunologist was interviewed by the LiveScience site: (S)ymptoms can include itching, burning and swelling in … Continue reading
Fighting global warming with sunshades in space. Technovelgy.com‘s Bill Christensen asks: Should I be worried that the government is actually thinking they need some sort of space-based fallback plan for the global warming problem? … because NASA has actually funded … Continue reading
While scanning commentary on the Bills and Amerks, I found this interesting piece on my hometown sports page. I couldn’t print highlights from the article without copying the whole thing, so please go read the whole thing. 10 signs of … Continue reading
A definition of the pastor’s role, to be a vicar for the bishop. But because it is impossible for the bishop always and everywhere to preside over the whole flock in his Church, he cannot do other than establish lesser … Continue reading
Amy and her posse are all over the first day of the USCCB powwow in Baltimore. The liturgy stuff naturally get my interest. First, the usual fussing about publishers: why not just let the hammer fall on ‘em, says the … Continue reading
Polar hurricane on Saturn. See the movie here.
Chapter 1’s next section (yes, this is still chapter 1) treats “Promotion of Liturgical Life in Diocese and Parish” starting with the liturgical role of the bishop and the liturgical life of the cathedral. The bishop is to be considered … Continue reading
Today we hear of the council’s opinion on “radical” adaptation: In some places and circumstances, however, an even more radical adaptation of the liturgy is needed, and this entails greater difficulties. Wherefore: 1) The competent territorial ecclesiastical authority mentioned in … Continue reading
Sunday’s Kansas City Star reports on an art exhibit that will raise eyebrows, especially those of the blogosphere’s Irish Elk. Cryptozoology describes the scientific or pseudo-scientific fascination with extinct or imaginary animals. Here are a few bits from the Star: … Continue reading