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: 14 December 2009
Indian bishop Bosco Penha, auxiliary in Mumbai and president of the archdiocesan Commission for Word and Worship outlines homilies do’s and don’t’s for his Church: – Short homilies “should be well prepared and to the point.” – no skits – … Continue reading
You’ve just been promoted to director of liturgy for your diocese. You can accommodate all of the new bishop’s friends and sponsors–not to mention the faithful flock–but you have to book the local convention center to do it. You can, … Continue reading
The city that self-identifies as “eternal,” think about it: is it a given that Rome will always be at the center of Western Catholicism? Roman Christians came to recognition in early Christianity not only because they lived in the foremost city … Continue reading
All candle companies I’ve dealt with over the years have shipped us a pink item, not rose. Our parish’s Advent candle was pink, despite Fr Dennis’s insistence that it was rose. He conceded it wasn’t “manly” or “burly” enough for him … Continue reading
Let’s wrap up mystagogy: 249. To close the period of postbaptismal catechesis, some sort of celebration should be held at the end of the Easter season near Pentecost Sunday; festivities in keeping with local custom may accompany the occasion. 250. … Continue reading