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
Todd on Remarriage Worse Than Mur… John McGrath on If It Is Archbishop Cupich… Atheist Max on On Reading the Bible and Other… FrMichael on Remarriage Worse Than Mur… Todd on On Bishop Appointments Jim McCrea on If It Is Archbishop Cupich… Todd on On Bishop Appointments John Drake on On Bishop Appointments John McGrath on On Bishop Appointments John Drake on On Bishop Appointments
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Daily Archives: 26 June 2007
They looked at it in ’67: how to receive Communion. The Consilium says it’s pretty much up to the pastor: kneeling or standing, but pick one for the sign of family unity: 34. a. In accordance with the custom of … Continue reading
The Catholic blogosphere is often full of self-styled prophets who think they have the answers to all the Church’s problems, especially their own. Priests who pretend at being liturgists without a requisite background are sometimes the most entertaining of the … Continue reading
Father Z reports that a motu proprio is out. No, not that one. Another one that restores the two-thirds majority for papal elections, overturning JPII’s 1996 changes. Everybody’s been focused on the other one, which is running through the printing … Continue reading
Blackle, to be more accurate. Anybody seen this? In January 2007 a blog post titled Black Google Would Save 750 Megawatt-hours a Year proposed the theory that a black version of the Google search engine would save a fair bit … Continue reading
In the sixties, she would have been a Republican. (She needs to get a staffer to update her web page; 2002?) “I’ve never heard of this group. I’d have to look at why they consider themselves Democrats,” said Mimi Stewart, … Continue reading
Here’s a fascinating idea. Lunar astronauts pouring fluid on a disk-shaped mesh, thus giving scientists a telescope mirror almost the size of a baseball field. The structure would be set to spin to allow the liquid to ride up the … Continue reading
When may lay people receive Communion outside of Mass? The Consilium tells you: 33. a. The faithful are to be led to the practice of receiving communion in the actual eucharistic celebration. [See Pius XII, Encycl. Mediator Dei: Acta Apostolicae … Continue reading