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
- Funeral Lectionary: Psalm 148
- A Better Dismissal?
- DPPL 11: The Primacy of the Liturgy
- Pope Francis on Creativity IV: Dialogue
- Four Abuses of Peace, Plus Perhaps Another
- EG 267: For the Greater Glory
- Football Foam
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Matthew 18:15-20
- The Francis Effect Afield
- DPPL 9-10: Piety and Religiosity
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Daily Archives: 16 May 2007
Trust in the apostles and their successors, Paul VI urges: 21. Moreover, the Holy Gospel alludes to this when it tells of the many disciples of Christ who turned away and left Our Lord, after hearing Him speak of eating … Continue reading
Ice melts, but refreezes before it can drain into the ocean. Colored areas above show areas affected about the size of California. Funny how nobody seems to dispute the fact of climate change these days, only who’s not responsible.
GJ 436 b sounds like an interesting place. SPACE.com has the story. Is it a “hot ice” planet? Could be. Under intense pressures and other extreme conditions, water can form strange alternate states, not unlike carbon under great pressure forming … Continue reading
Scientists think they’ve figured out the ice geysers on Saturn’s moon Enceladus. It sounds good to me. Tidal forces acting on fault lines in the moon’s icy shell cause the sides of the faults to rub back and forth against … Continue reading
… and discovering a question from a seminarian: In regards to Dei Verbum, Lumen Gentium, Gaudium et Spes, and Sacrosanctum Concilium, What is/are the most important common ideas? Why are they important? How do we know that they are important? … Continue reading
A friend in Kansas e-mailed me about this program, That Man Is You! I don’t work for them, I’m not affiliated with them (other than trying to get a group started in my parish near Topeka) and I get no kickbacks … Continue reading
A pretty picture before I head off to cook dinner: Cassini snapped this image on Easter Friday last month, catching the “dark” side of the rings with two of the “shepherd” moons. Atlas is the dot just above center. Below … Continue reading
David from the “Black Music at White Churches” thread e-mailed me with a few questions on the “pastoral” side of being a pastoral musician. One suggestion I offered was to offer an explanation to parishioners whenever new music is done … Continue reading
Pope Paul defines the Eucharist as a mystery. Even as today’s Church considers stronger “legislation” to address shortcomings, real and perceived, we might all do well to recall that mystery by definition involves God’s grace working in ways we cannot comprehend. … Continue reading