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
- Funeral Lectionary: Psalm 148
- A Better Dismissal?
- DPPL 11: The Primacy of the Liturgy
- Pope Francis on Creativity IV: Dialogue
- Four Abuses of Peace, Plus Perhaps Another
- EG 267: For the Greater Glory
- Football Foam
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Matthew 18:15-20
- The Francis Effect Afield
- DPPL 9-10: Piety and Religiosity
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Daily Archives: 8 March 2008
Let’s get into our annual feature. Sitting in the purple chair, you, the armchair liturgist, have been handed a list of RCIA names for inclusion into the Litany of Saints. Who makes the Easter Vigil cut? Who is sent back … Continue reading
This link to Zenit gives a brief summary of Bishop Gianfranco Girotti’s interview with L’Osservatore Romano on the occasion of a week-long workshop sponsored by the Apostolic Penitentiary in Rome. Read the whole story for yourselves, but I was struck … Continue reading
I forgot to link our parish children’s choir images from Stations/Adoration at the cathedral on February 22nd. My daughter was still sick with her ear infections and the flu, and I wasn’t feeling much better. But we had a good … Continue reading
Daily Mass in the life of children is questioned. I’m not sure where I stand on the boredom issue. Any Mass led by adults who are not solicitous of the spiritual needs of children will be boring. On the other … Continue reading
The great scientist of the 17th century returns to the Vatican, in the form of a statue commissioned by the Pontifical Academy of the Sciences. 2009 will be the quadricentennial of Galileo’s use of the telescope to study the heavens. … Continue reading