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
- Reconciliation Lectionary: John 15:9-14
- Dies Domini 31: The Risen Christ Inspires Community
- EG 148: Preaching With Balance and Perspective
- Cosmos Looks At Lead
- Hell and Remarriage: Whose Business?
- Saints To Be Made
- Dies Domini 30: An Indispensable Day
- Prelates Pressured
- EG 147: Meaning Beyond The Details
- Dies Domini 29: The Day of Faith
Reconciliation Lecti… on Wedding Lectionary: John 15:9-… Ray MacDonald on Saints To Be Made Devin on Saints To Be Made Jim McCrea on Saints To Be Made Liam on Saints To Be Made Liam on Dies Domini 29: The Day of… John Chrysostom on Wedding Lectionary: Sirach 26:… Janet on Wedding Lectionary: Sirach 26:… Todd on Socks Off FrMichael on Private Masses–Bleah!
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Daily Archives: 28 June 2007
What takes place after Communion? Remember this document is an “instruction on worship of the Eucharistic mystery,” not a 100% liturgy piece. 38. On those who partake of the body and blood of Christ the gift of the Spirit is … Continue reading
Musical observances of Thomas More aren’t quite completed yet. Australia’s For the God Who Sings features music this weekend for More and his fellow martyr John Fisher by that English Catholic stalwart, William Byrd: The former Lord Chancellor’s head hung … Continue reading
Nice “video” of Metis and Adrastea keeping one of Jupiter’s rings in line. It’s actually a sequence of images “from the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) show(ing) the well-defined lanes of gravel- to boulder-sized material composing the bulk of the … Continue reading
Need a summer educational project for the science-minded kiddo? Try this, courtesy of Edna DeVore of the SETI Institute via SPACE.com: With a nod of credit to Dr. Dennis Schatz, the original cometary chef, and Vice President for Education at … Continue reading
Zenit says it’s in the hands of “representatives from various episcopal conferences,” so I guess the waiting is nearly over. That the letter of explanation is itself longer than the actual document: interesting. Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Vatican secretary of state, … Continue reading
These next two sections are closely aligned. Number 36 suggests an important connection between the celebration and reception of the Eucharist and significant (though not always sacramental) life experiences. I suppose this is a special way of introducing a certain … Continue reading
Remember our discussion on it here? Stupidity has a remarkable malleability in the eyes of internet conservatives. We know the open book posse leaps at painting Bishop Trautman as having a low opinion of pew Catholics. Yet the same bucket … Continue reading