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: 20 December 2006
In the Latin Church the pipe organ is to be held in high esteem, for it is the traditional musical instrument which adds a wonderful splendor to the Church’s ceremonies and powerfully lifts up (the human) mind to God and to higher … Continue reading
I’d rather be posting on Advent music, but when the call comes … Overall, this 1980 volume is a disappointment over the first. Maybe a huge one. Scripture-sourced songs outnumber non- by 44-37, a drop of 10%. The editors at … Continue reading
It happens from time to time among reptiles. Flora’s seasonal timing is exquisite. This is the first known example of parthenogenesis for this species. “But we certainly won’t be naming any of the hatchlings Jesus,” said herpetologist Kevin Buley of the Chester … Continue reading
(Neil, again). Well, at least for my posts, shall we say that today is Miroslav Volf Day? The Christian Century has an excerpt of the Yale theologian’s new book, The End of Memory: Remembering Rightly in a Violent World. Professor … Continue reading
(This is Neil). I’ve been busy lately, so you’ll have to forgive the infrequency of my posts until the new year. But I did want to post something that I read on Newsweek‘s blog, On Faith. Several figures were asked … Continue reading
Look out: another wiggle-room section: In certain parts of the world, especially mission lands, there are peoples who have their own musical traditions, and these play a great part in their religious and social life. For this reason due importance … Continue reading