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: 13 April 2007
The blog Valle Adurni has some of the latest draft of the Vox Clara/ICEL work on the Ordo Missae, the mainstream parts of the Mass. I see changes over the last leaked draft from Australia–was it two or three years … Continue reading
I guess you could take that two ways. I didn’t quite mean this: My first intent was to suggest you saunter over to Whispers and get the lowdown on US Bishops. If you want to get into ecclesiastical air guitar … Continue reading
Dirty Catholic’s Parish Staff Ten Commandments, just so you know we’re not completely lawless. Would’ve saved myself a lot of heartache in my single days had I been more faithful to VI. I worked for a pastor once who loved … Continue reading
Another pretty film-noir image from space. Our moon is relatively large compared to the planet it orbits. A number of outer solar system moons are of significant size. Compared to these huge planets, they seem rather puny. Take Rhea, Saturn’s … Continue reading
We may have discussed this point before, but ’tis the season, as they say. My parish has long held two Masses for First Communions: separate ones for the school children (about seventy this year) and the school of religion (about … Continue reading
The first post-conciliar liturgy document was a motu proprio from Pope Paul VI. Dated 25 January 1964, it was a relatively short piece, outlining eleven norms to take effect in just a few weeks, at the beginning of Lent 1964. … Continue reading
But why might resurrection be such a problem? Apart from the total confusion of present and long-term future which resurrection involved for the Jew, and the untidy blurring of boundaries between worlds for the Greek, there is another factor. When … Continue reading