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: 15 May 2008
The homestead gets packed, cleaned, sorted, and given away in little or big bits each day. It’s a waiting time now, as we prepare to leave Kansas City, our home for the past six years. We’re eagerly, anxiously, and a … Continue reading
The Foreword of the USCCB document Fulfilled in Your Hearing sums up the when and why: In 1979 the Bishops’ Committee on Priestly Life and Ministry decided to address the question of preaching with respect to the Sunday homily for … Continue reading
As a preliminary to tackling the ordination rites for deacons, priests, and bishops, I thought we would take a look at the two apostolic letters (motu proprio) from Pope Paul VI restoring the permanent diaconate (Sacrum Diaconatus Ordinem in 1967) … Continue reading
For those who think the ideological struggle between Catholic music contemporary and traditional is new to the Judeo-Christian experience, think again. If the Psalter is seen as the Temple hymnal for serious Jews, then the Song of Songs must surely be … Continue reading