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: 1 May 2007
(This is Neil.) I can only add to our discussions of church music in a very, very small way. But perhaps I can help us look at some of the usual questions from a different angle and perhaps with a … Continue reading
Rock posts an excellent commentary today on vocations. It’s not really any secret or big surprise to accomplished parish ministers, either: The bishop acts as his own vocation director. Looking around, it seems that getting the job done isn’t as … Continue reading
The oxygen you breathe today may once have escaped from a black hole billions of years ago. Don’t believe me? The scientists from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and from Harvard say it may be so. Fabrizio Nicastro of … Continue reading
In this “film noir” image from Cassini taken on 29 March this year, we’re flying directly over a northern latitude Earth equivalent to Dallas, Baghdad, or Tokyo. Some computer processing in the infrared wavelengths allows us to see the two … Continue reading
Far from denigrating the choir, Musicam Sacram attempted to reshape its role, according to principles of liturgy and the cultivation of a liturgical spirituality. The Consilium suggests the promotion of singing must be done with lay groups. This is surely … Continue reading