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: 12 December 2006
We conclude Vatican II’s reform-minded ideas regarding the Liturgy of the Hours, otherwise known as the Divine Office. While it may seem outside the common experience of most parishes, Sacrosanctum Concilium did devote nineteen sections to the daily prayer of the Church. … Continue reading
Few people know this was one of the reforms of Vatican II: Pastors of souls should see to it that the chief hours, especially Vespers, are celebrated in common in church on Sundays and the more solemn feasts. And the … Continue reading