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: 27 April 2007
Musicam Sacram sets down some more liturgy basics, and we begin to get into principles which we can apply to music. 6. The proper arrangement of a liturgical celebration requires the due assignment and performance of certain functions, by which … Continue reading
The European Space Agency asks you to put together a ten-song playlist as part of a competition for an iPod download for the International Space Station. There are some restrictions: The competition is only open to young people under … Continue reading
My bishop visited for confirmation this evening. Everything went smoothly: music, servers, lectors, and we got a good homily. Bishop Finn preached largely with a smile on his face. He takes care with his vocal delivery these days; it’s a … Continue reading
This synod won’t draw the attention that last one did on the Eucharist. But the Word of God is no doubt an important topic. Zenit released Rome’s “lineamenta,” or outline for this October’s synod. It includes a set of questions … Continue reading
Crack out your 3D glasses and watch this movie of asteroid Itokawa. The Hayabusa probe faces a difficult return journey to Earth. Scientists aren’t sure if the spacecraft has actually snagged a sample of the big rock. Thanks to a … Continue reading