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: 6 March 2008
Other commentators have suggested there are a few curious prescriptions ahead, including the notion that a church might not be totally suitable for the celebration of Mass with children. My own sense is that churches should be made to be … Continue reading
In all of our interesting internet discussions on liturgy, one thing you can count on: reform2 liturgists rarely head to the source. Unless it’s a Roman one. I feel fortunate to know some of the people who actually wrote MCW, … Continue reading
Today’s Cassini site press release offers some evidence that Saturn’s #2 moon may have a ring. The artist’s conception above shows the moon with Saturn in the distance–it’s not a spacecraft image. Evidence for a debris disk in addition to … Continue reading
Let’s delve into DMC 24, where a previous question was asked about lay preaching. 24. Since the eucharist is always the action of the entire ecclesial community, the participation of at least some adults is desirable. These should be present … Continue reading
These lists pop up from time to time, and Fr Mike at Intentional Disciples posted one today. As funny as these are, I think contemporary songs provide more interesting fodder, so I sent him these additional ones: tour guides (Lead … Continue reading
Amid blogosphere commentary that usually interprets in favor of a restriction of possible Eucharistic Prayers on Sundays, or even a strong lean toward the Roman Canon, I notice Zenit’s liturgy columnist Fr McNamara endorses the choice of the two reconciliation … Continue reading