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: 30 May 2007
Paul at Centauri Dreams blogs on a possible asteroid or comet event above North America thirteen millennia ago. From the BBC, a news item that scientists will present findings that link megafauna extinction, early human population collapse in the Western … Continue reading
On the Corporate Liturgy thread, I suggested one reason why Catholicism has seen so many composers since the 60′s: because the current musical situation is regarded as so unsatisfactory. Gavin’s not sure, but he does make a good point: ” … Continue reading
Tres Abhinc Annos has some things to say about the Liturgy of the Hours in Chapter V: 19. Pending complete reform of the divine office, on days of class I and class II with a matins of three nocturns, recitation … Continue reading
This chapter is entitled, “Some Special Cases.” First, we read of adjustments in the Wedding Mass: 17. In nuptial Masses the celebrant says the prayers Propitiare and Deus, qui potestate not between the Pater noster and its embolism, but after … Continue reading
Reading on dotCommonweal, I was led to John Allen’s op-ed in the New York Times which lobs one my way. Sort of. Many on the Catholic left, meanwhile, will make a cause célèbre out of the document because, to them, … Continue reading
(This is Neil.) I would like to quickly post from another of Fr John Breck’s excerpts of the late Fr Lev Gillet’s Amour Sans Limites, published under the name of “A Monk of the Eastern Church” in 1971. I’ve posted … Continue reading