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
- Joyful Alleluia
- Reconciliation Lectionary: John 15:9-14
- Dies Domini 31: The Risen Christ Inspires Community
- EG 148: Preaching With Balance and Perspective
- Cosmos Looks At Lead
- Hell and Remarriage: Whose Business?
- Saints To Be Made
- Dies Domini 30: An Indispensable Day
- Prelates Pressured
- EG 147: Meaning Beyond The Details
Reconciliation Lecti… on Wedding Lectionary: John 15:9-… Ray MacDonald on Saints To Be Made 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!
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Daily Archives: 3 December 2009
The celebration of confirmation is divided into three rituals. RCIA 233 directs the minister of confirmation to address the newly baptized “briefly … in these or similar words”: My dear newly baptized, born again in Christ by baptism, you have … Continue reading
Archbishop Martin of Dublin has floated the question. Fr Vincent Twomey, an Irish theologian and former student of Pope Benedict is a bit more blunt: (Bishops named in the report) should resign immediately from their current pastoral positions. (T)he longer … Continue reading
Families are strange things. My last two living aunts on my father’s side of the family have passed away in the last month. I was never really close to them for various reasons. But I had a very interesting chat … Continue reading
There are two of note I suggest you visit daily. The Boston Globe has images from the Hubble Space Telescope from now until Christmas. Closer to home, Emily Lakdawalla at the Planetary Society blog has one of solar system objects. … Continue reading
A nice profile of Dave Brubeck here at St Anthony Messenger. This bit from the middle of the interview really struck me. When a priest asked him about the lack of a Lord’s Prayer setting in his Mass, To Hope! … Continue reading
Let’s try to hurdle RCIA’s confirmation in two gulps. Today, a look at two sections of rubrics; tomorrow the rite itself. 231. Between the celebration of baptism and confirmation, the congregation may sing a suitable song. A transitional piece, it … Continue reading