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: 13 July 2009
The thing about evolutionary advancement: the dinosaurs may have been toast, but you can bet that sponges, frogs, and mice weren’t going to triumph on their survivability alone. The print and tv media may indeed be sinking, but if the blogs … Continue reading
In the first USCCB document (1972) on liturgical music, Music in Catholic Worship, not much treatment was given to musical considerations in liturgical celebrations outside the Eucharist. The 1983 effort, Liturgical Music Today corrected that lack somewhat. Sing to the … Continue reading
Another underutilized prayer of the catechumenate period involves the use of oil of catechumens. Unlike the exorcisms, blessings, or word services, one does need an ordained cleric, a priest or deacon to lawfully celebrate this rite. Let’s read: 98. During … Continue reading