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: 26 December 2007
I thought we’d look at the various rites of Penance in detail. I don’t think the options are as deeply plumbed as they are in Marriage, so there may be a surprise or two for penitent, confessor, or liturgist. The … Continue reading
The Catholic News Hub links to the Diocese of Bridgeport’s piece on the USCCB reviewer whom many Catholics felt was not foam-mouthed enough about that movie. Forbes is right on many points, including one: many of his attackers did not … Continue reading
That’s the liturgical cusp between Advent and Christmas. Concord Pastor comments on his ten liturgies in sixty-seven hours. Many musicians and liturgists had no less a demanding time the past few days. My organist, Elisabeth had five Advent Masses on … Continue reading
A thirty-thousand mile miss is the concensus from astronomers now. Last week, 2007WD5 was given a three percent chance of hitting Mars and digging out a crater about as big as this Arizona one on the left. Whenever a rock … Continue reading
I see Zenit’s liturgy guru, Father Edward McNamara, has responded to a question about gestures: For example, during Eucharistic Prayer 1, I bow my head at the words “Almighty God, we pray that your angel may take this sacrifice to … Continue reading