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 3: Burdens and Difficulties
- DPPL 100: The Winter Interstice
- The Synod Fathers Speak 2: Christ Enters
- DPPL 99: Advent Processions
- Aparecida 85-86 — The Amazon
- A Match In Three Acts
- The Synod Fathers Speak 1
- DPPL 98: The Advent Wreath
- Mercy and What? Envy?
- DPPL 96-97: In Advent
crystal on The Synod Fathers Speak 3: Bur… Liam on DPPL 100: The Winter Inte… nora on The Synod Fathers Speak 2: Chr… Liam on Funeral Lectionary: Lamentatio… Jim McCrea on Mercy and What? Envy? Jim McCrea on The Synod Fathers Speak 1 Anne on Funeral Lectionary: Lamentatio… Jenny2 on The Synod Fathers Speak 1 Liam on DPPL 98: The Advent Wreat… John McGrath on The Synod Fathers Speak 1
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Daily Archives: 3 January 2009
Cheap Astronomy hosts the 85th carnival. Maybe I’ll get my act together and put together some original posts soon. I’ve been enjoying the clear night skies here in central Iowa when I walk the dog late at night. Ice, sleet … Continue reading
Don’t forget to bless your home tomorrow. Essential ingredient: let your kids write on the wall. Which version will you tell your children: Caspar + Melchior + Balthasar? Christus Mansionem Benedicat? If you need a little extra time to dig out … Continue reading
You only have to be in church music a few months before you’ll hear a horror story from a colleague, or you’ll be the subject of one yourself. The Recovering Choir Director sums up a story from the Musica Sacra … Continue reading
Jim McK suggested I backtrack a bit and catch up with the introductory proposition, number 2, that affirmed Dei Verbum and the consequent years of “great benefits” the Church has realized from Vatican II. The synodal fathers, at more than … Continue reading
Whenever “adoption” appears in Scripture, my ears pop open. This past holy day’s second reading from Galatians: But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to ransom those … Continue reading