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
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Daily Archives: 18 December 2006
Let’s train for church music today! Great importance is to be attached to the teaching and practice of music in seminaries, in the novitiates and houses of study of religious of both sexes, and also in other Catholic institutions and … Continue reading
What do you think of rose-colored vestments? Did your priests wear them well this past weekend? Our V-G has a nice dusky rose, a shade darker than the Holy Father’s, but with gray banding of five or six different shades … Continue reading
Many non-musicians and a few musicians are under the presumption that the composer or source determines the style of music. This is not necessarily true when other people play the music. Take the hymn, “I Heard the Voice of Jesus … Continue reading
(This is Neil). In last week’s Gospel, we heard about John the Baptist’s proclamation of “a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins” (Lk 3:3). John tells the crowds that they must manfest “good fruits as evidence of your … Continue reading