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
Devin on Saints To Be Made Jim McCrea on Saints To Be Made Liam on Saints To Be Made Liam on Dies Domini 29: The Day of… John Chrysostom on Wedding Lectionary: Sirach 26:… Janet on Wedding Lectionary: Sirach 26:… Todd on Socks Off FrMichael on Private Masses–Bleah! Devin on Socks Off Devin on The Best Pastoral Easter Litur…
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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