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: 15 October 2007
How the antiphons were chosen: 116. Proper antiphons are given for each of the psalms of morning prayer and evening prayer during the Easter triduum, on the days within the octaves of Easter and Christmas, on the Sundays of the … Continue reading
Martian Rovers Spirit and Opportunity continue their intrepid exploration of Mars, having performed more than ten times longer than the original “warranty,” which was 90 days. Just returned to the public library today was Jim Bell’s exceptional book Postcards From … Continue reading
Pope Benedict said it. Really. (E)cclesial authorities must undertake to guide … the development of such an important form of music, not by ‘freezing’ its heritage but by seeking to combine the legacy of the past with the worthwhile novelties … Continue reading
After this morning’s post on Cassini’s tenth anniversary, the JPL/NASA web site for the probe released a slew of fantastic images and movies. One of my favorite images is the bit of “rainbow” on Saturn’s ring. Explained here: The opposition … Continue reading
NASA, space scientists, and space buffs everywhere observe the anniversary today of the launch of the Cassini spacecraft. Image credit: Ken Sturgill of Marion, Virginia
I noticed this item in Zenit about fussing in certain Catholic circles about secular “attempts” to derail the beatification of our last pope and Mother Teresa. This bit drew my attention: A recent story from Time magazine speculated on whether … Continue reading
News items from this source are always suspect, especially when no links are provided, but apparently, the Ecclesia Dei Commission is impatient with bishops setting the local tone for offering opportunities for Mass under the 1962 form. New guidelines are … Continue reading