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
- The Armchair Liturgist: Handing Off The Gifts
- DPPL 105: The Spirit of Advent
- The Synod Fathers Speak 8: Charity
- DPPL 104: The Crib
- What Does It Mean To Be A Christian?
- The Synod Fathers Speak 7: The Domestic Church
- Music From Jordi Savall
- The Synod Fathers Speak 6: Generativity
- Theology of the Body Stands at the Door, Knocks
- DPPL 103: The Christmas Novena
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Daily Archives: 18 May 2008
Even without a departure from my parish, today would be a bittersweet day. My daughter finished her three years in the parish children’s choir. It was the end of the fifth year of the first new choir I founded at … Continue reading
Fulfilled in Your Hearing is devoted to the Sunday homily at Mass, but the bishops acknowledge the importance of preaching in the other sacraments. They also note that the sacrament of baptism makes every believer responsible for the presentation of … Continue reading
We had a fun time at the club last night. The moon was bright and we had some scattered clouds, but observing the planets and some other moons was fruitful. The crater Pythagoras was impressive on the moon. It’s in … Continue reading
Pope Paul VI set forth requirements for the permanent diaconate: 4. By the law of the Church, confirmed by the Ecumenical Council itself, young men called to the diaconate are obliged to observe the law of celibacy. 5. The permanent … Continue reading