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: 26 January 2009
The excommunication lift by Pope Benedict is getting lots of airplay in the secular media. I caught the end of John Allen on Talk of the Nation while awaiting the deparure of the young miss from school. Mr Allen talks … Continue reading
Our parish staff and council enjoyed a day of recollection/retreat time this past Saturday. Our presenter was asked to give us a presentation on Saint Paul, in part to observe the year declared by Pope Benedict. We spent a good … Continue reading
Keeping the sacraments untangled, celebrated with dignity, is the point of these particular instructions for the clergy. Also, the rite provides choices for adaptation. A priest must be aware of not only the substance of the pastoral care rites, but … Continue reading
I collect little-known liturgical music resources–things off the catalogue lists of the major publishers and usually not appearing in hymnals. I look for obscure books and collections, mainly. I also have six thick binders of pre-published and unpublished music of friends … Continue reading