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: 12 November 2009
I wonder what plainsong afficionados would say to Father Pablo Corino’s comment on the pope’s new album: (Chant) melodies have been developed and harmonized with the orchestra to give a more cultured, more interesting harmony. Were the original chants not … Continue reading
That seems to be one question surfacing as the Rep. Kennedy-Bishop Tobin discussion continues apace. I find myself vaguely sympathetic to the bishop. As a fellow worker in the vineyard, I see many of my sister and brother believers emphasize their … Continue reading
Instruction on baptism: 212. Immediately after their profession of living faith in Christ’s paschal mystery, the elect come forward and receive that mystery as expressed in the washing with water; thus once the elect have professed faith in the Father, … Continue reading
You’ve seen the auto-dispensers for soap and sanitizer, not to mention in those spigot-less sinks in restrooms. Now Luciano Marabese, an Italian inventor, has developed one for holy water. See the close-up from Reuters here. Father Pierangelo Motta, one satisfied … Continue reading