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
- DPPL 105: The Spirit of Advent
- The Synod Fathers Speak 8: Charity
- DPPL 104: The Crib
- What Does It Mean To Be A Christian?
- The Synod Fathers Speak 7: The Domestic Church
- Music From Jordi Savall
- The Synod Fathers Speak 6: Generativity
- Theology of the Body Stands at the Door, Knocks
- DPPL 103: The Christmas Novena
- The Synod Fathers Speak 5: Path and Miracle
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Daily Archives: 20 April 2007
We have an early post-conciliar definition of the homily (as opposed to a sermon) and for the sake of the edification of the faithful, an emphasis on Scripture and the liturgical year: III. HOMILY (SC 52) 53. There shall be … Continue reading
On the thread Jostling With St Joe, a parishioner took exception to my reply to BarbaraKB’s suggestion that the important calendar in my parish is being kept by the folks who run the wonderful St Joseph Table. Here it is: … Continue reading
The document takes the next four sections to go into a bit more detail on the Liturgy of the Word. Lessons seems to be the word for readings from the Old Testament and maybe Acts. Epistle seems self-explanatory. But I … Continue reading
Another lengthy bit from Valle Adurni on the leak of the latest English draft of the Ordo Missae. I’ll confess up front I don’t get the priority on singing the Creed as compared to singing psalms, acclamations, and even hymns. … Continue reading
For those who like space images with color, Saturn provides it here in this February image from earlier this year. Cassini has the vantage of being high over the southern hemisphere. If this were the Earth, the probe would be … Continue reading