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 November 2007
We’re getting close to 3,800 posts here. John was critical of the content here several days back. I was curious to find out exactly what Neil and I have been writing about the past four years. We’re averaging almost three … Continue reading
Music itself is part of the language God uses to communicate to us and we use to worship God. Excising it from worship would be like eliminating vowels from written language or sibilants from spoken language. Maybe you could get … Continue reading
The discussion on the First Reconciliation thread is heartening. I think it’s a good next-effort for our web site. We’re still getting a handful of visits each day on our marriage-related posts. I can only imagine where we’ll be googled … Continue reading
A few inaccuracies to note in OSV’s The Catholic Answer piece on Gregorian chant: The authors, Arlene Oost-Zinner and Jeffrey Tucker persist in the notion of Jewish roots. This has been pretty much discounted by scholars. Logically, it presents a … Continue reading
We’re now in th estretch run of GILH. From here on out, we talk about music, that lifting factor to Catholic blogs everywhere. Part II of Chapter V gives direction as to the role of music at the LH. In … Continue reading