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: 21 December 2010
As with adults (OCF 204-215), the conclusion of the funeral rites for a child is the Rite of Committal. The OCF gives three forms: the Rite of Committal (319-326), the Rite of Committal with Final Commendation (327-336), and the Rite … Continue reading
Rock reports on Pope Benedict’s Christmas Advent year-end year-beginning address to the curia. I was struck by his quote from one of the visions of Hildegard, a woman he refers to explicitly as “Saint.” Does he realize that the official … Continue reading