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: 13 July 2007
28. Among the separate elements are those which are essential and others which are secondary and subsidiary. The essential elements. so far as is possible, should be preserved in translation, sometimes intact, sometimes in equivalent terms. The general structure of … Continue reading
Toward the end of his op-ed, Dr Reid gets to the issue dear to his own heart, organic development: (T)here would have been no need for this motu proprio had the liturgical reform that followed Vatican II been an unqualified … Continue reading
We’re looking at Alcuin Reid’s opinion piece summing up one conservative’s view of Summorum Pontificum. I have far fewer negative things to say about the document itself than the spinning going on in the aftermath. Reid appeals to a Catholic … Continue reading
Amy has a high opinion of Alcuin Reid’s opinion piece in the Catholic Herald. I find him far less convincing. It reveals that the thrill of fine brandy, cigars, and singing the Te Deum has worn off and some conservatives … Continue reading
In Neil’s thread, “What’s Wrong with Catholic Liturgical Music?” a few comments and questions are directed my way. I’m happy to respond. The focus of the comment was the pastoral judgment as elucidated in Music In Catholic Worship. Sections 39-41 … Continue reading
The CDF has issued, so now the various arms of the Vatican machinery grind into crisis control. Zenit posts Cardinal Kasper’s suggestion that this week’s release is an “invitation to dialogue.” Practically any statement affords an opportunity for dialogue. I’m … Continue reading