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
Dick Martin on Funeral Lectionary: 2 Maccabee… Michael on Funeral Lectionary: 2 Maccabee… FrMichael on DPPL 110-111: Midnight Ma… Todd on RCIA 18: Times for the Rite of… Luke on RCIA 18: Times for the Rite of… Liam on DPPL 110-111: Midnight Ma… DPPL 110-111: Midnig… on A Christmas Homily Jenny2 on The Precipice Jenny2 on The Precipice FrMichael on The Precipice
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Monthly Archives: July 2010
With some helpful input from Liam, I’ve adjusted the awkward spots in the first stanza and felt emboldened to progress to the second: I mentioned Wednesday that I wasn’t happy with the prospect of setting the five acclamations in stanza 2 … Continue reading
The Apostolic Signatura affirms the closing of parishes by a bishop. From CNS’s English translation of the May ruling: (Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley of Boston) considered not only the condition of the parish, the focus of this case, but in … Continue reading
Remember that Martian face imaged from space by the Viking Orbiter back in 1976? A number of orbiters have imaged this plateau over the past decade. Check out these new perspectives at this post on Universe Today. It includes an … Continue reading
My friends and a few students have asked me if I’ll be composing a Mass setting to the new texts of the Roman Missal. I’ve actually felt a bit inspired to work on it the past few days. I reworked … Continue reading
I blogged on “Keep In Mind” a few months ago, once the unofficial “fifth” memorial acclamation. I think you know Marty Haugen’s “We Remember” was designed as a memorial acclamation. The Gather hymnals list that refrain in their section on … Continue reading
How does liturgy become pastoral ministry? This introduction to the vigil and related rites often give some clue to the student of liturgy, or to the neophyte minister as to how to proceed. 52. The time immediately following death is … Continue reading
This Sunday’s your day, courtesy of the Redemptorists. Father Thomas Picton, superior of the Denver province: We hope this is the beginning of an annual tradition that brings people to our churches to ask for the blessing and intercession of … Continue reading