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 Synod Fathers Speak 5: Path and Miracle
- DPPL 102: Immaculate Conception
- The Synod Fathers Speak 4: “Light of a Wedding Story”
- Free Speech Is The Earthquake
- Aparecida 87 – Ice Fields
- DPPL 101: The Blessed Virgin Mary and Advent
- The Synod Fathers Speak 3: Burdens and Difficulties
- DPPL 100: The Winter Interstice
Atheist Max on Confusion? FrMichael on Free Speech Is The Earthq… FrMichael on Worst? Liam on Confusion? Todd on Confusion? Liam on Confusion? Todd on Mercy and What? Envy? Jason Ellis on Free Speech Is The Earthq… Jason Ellis on A Match In Three Acts Jason Ellis on Mercy and What? Envy?
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Daily Archives: 26 August 2008
(This is Neil) The Catholic blogosphere can be a rough place. (I doubt that it is rougher than the political blogosphere; I am not sure if it is rougher than, say, the Anglican blogosphere.) Why should this be the case? … Continue reading
I went to bed right around the start of the speech, but my wife tuned in while loading the dishwasher. (The previous owner left a tv in the kitchen so we’re a two-tv family now.) Everybody’s dissecting the speech. Rod … Continue reading
I don’t have servers in my new parish. So this is a question for others taking the purple chair: when and where should servers receive Communion? Do they approach the altar and receive with adult Communion ministers? Do they receive … Continue reading
1. If she’s messed up on church teaching, it’s likely others are too. If others are open to correction, then that’s not a bad next step. 2. Ensoulment discussions may be worth having, but they do not impact the church’s … Continue reading
A brief snippet on the CNS site today about Pope Benedict’s hopes for this Fall’s synod on the Word of God. If I were to directly attribute these bits to the pope, I have a feeling I would be unfair … Continue reading
Though the posts have picked up now that life is settling down in Iowa, I haven’t gotten back to some blogging projects. We’re still getting dozens of daily hits on wedding readings and rites. I’d like to organize that wedding … Continue reading
Section 21 gives a brief rubric, then the lengthy consecration prayer. I call your attention to the style and structure of the prayer. A short petition is followed by seven statements of faith, recently latched onto by some conservative Catholics … Continue reading