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: 25 August 2008
The inimitable Jeffrey Tucker has news of ICEL’s willingness to release texts of the Roman Missal for download without payment of royalties. There will be a delay until all music publishers have the go-ahead from Rome to make it all … Continue reading
The CNS piece didn’t say if any Catholics were part of the protests, but the pro-life movement takes a PR hit on the eve of the Denver convention. Other protesters aren’t too happy either. I wonder how stale on-site protesting … Continue reading
Who could have imagined it? Gold particles used to color stained glass windows can actually purify the air around them. Scientist Zhu Huai Yong of Queensland University of Technology also found that despite the high cost of gold, this process … Continue reading
Before we get to the meaty consecration, let’s look at the rituals in between the candidate’s promises and the bishop’s long prayer. First up, the candidate promises obedience to his present and future bishops: PROMISE OF OBEDIENCE 16. Then the … Continue reading