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: 2 February 2010
I can’t really offer implementation tales from the liturgy front without mentioning a few of the plans from my own parish. We’ve just formed a music committee to assist in the oversight of new repertoire and preparing music for Sundays … Continue reading
I heard from a ministry colleague that once the new Missal becomes official, her pastor will dispose of all the hymnals in her parish. A lot of questions come to mind on this one. First, how many Catholics pay attention … Continue reading
I ran into the archbishop today. He’s in town for an Operation Andrew dinner, in which men sit down with him and a few local priests and get a sense of the priestly life from those who live it. Anyway, … Continue reading
Adult elect are “scrutinized” three times. Yet as we shall see, the RCIA only gives one penitential rite for children of catechetical age. What’s up with that? RCIA 293 reminds us that children, godparents, and baptized companions participate in the … Continue reading