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
- Joyful Alleluia
- 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
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Daily Archives: 8 November 2007
China’s “goddess” joins the Japanese “mouse” now in lunar orbit. There’s a video from the Japanese “Kaguya” probe here. I can’t find really large images, but over on the right is one from Kaguya’s HDTV camera. The image is near … Continue reading
The prediction of a pontifical office overseeing liturgical music is the suggestion of the director of the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music, Zenit reported today. I found it interesting that his institute was described as “an academic institution dedicated to … Continue reading
Chapter IV covers sections 204-252 and instructs us on Various Celebrations Throughout the Year. Sunday is given first treatment: 204. The office of Sunday begins with evening prayer I, which is taken entirely from the four-week psalter, except those parts … Continue reading
Liam linked Chironomo’s post predicting three developments on Catholic liturgical music. As fodder for “gossip,” it’s somewhat interesting, I guess. Like many conservatives or traditionalists, I think the blogger in question has a few blind spots. I’m generally doubtful of … Continue reading
It was suggested in the thread on Judgments that the term “pastoral” has outlived its usefulness, at least for a generation. My flip reply was to retire “orthodoxy” as part of a trade-off. I don’t think either proposal will be … Continue reading
We come to the end of GILH’s lengthy Chapter III with three numbered sections on sacred silence. Let’s note that liturgical silence is not merely the absence of sound, but implies an interior reverence. Silence is also identified as a … Continue reading
Jeffrey Tucker at NLM fumbles a bit on the eve of the replacement document for Music in Catholic Worship. The reform2 crew seems dismayed because … Word on the street is that the new document on music from the USCCB … Continue reading