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: 16 July 2007
Let’s take into account the vocal delivery needed for liturgical texts, especially acclamations: 35. All texts which are intended to be said aloud follow the laws proper to their delivery and, in the case of written texts, their literary genre. … Continue reading
More on “Inspiration from John 4:19-20″ on this thread: Why must I say things like “cheeze,” and “drek”? Boncas Joncas. Id be curious to see this piece seeing that joncas allowed so many stupid musical mistakes with his john carrol … Continue reading
I feel on steady ground relaying this letter sent to our parish because I wasn’t even at the Mass in question: Dear Parishioners of St. Thomas More Parish, … I attended the 9:30 am Mass on Sunday, July 1, 2007, … Continue reading
I was struck by Cantor’s observation of Steven Warner’s address at NPM last week. I didn’t go (and I haven’t gone to an NPM convention in almost twenty years) but I couldn’t let this pass by without comment: Ok, much … Continue reading
Migration, that is. Scientists have detected an ancient migration of the Mars ice caps. Because of Mars’ eccentric orbit, winter may last up to five weeks longer at one pole than at the other. As the red planet progresses through … Continue reading
The Baltimore Sun ran this piece a few days ago on their new archbishop. Edwin O’Brien is touted as having experience in ministry to and dealing with gays, but I have to wonder about the ignorance shown in this … Continue reading
“Integral” and “faithful” translation is recommended for certain prayers: 33. Some euchological and sacramental formularies like the consecratory prayers, the anaphoras, prefaces, exorcisms, and those prayers which accompany an action, such as the imposition of hands, the anointing, the signs … Continue reading