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
- DPPL 5: For Clergy and Religious Heads
- EG 262: A Renewed Missionary Impulse
- DPPL 4: Nature and Structure of the Document
- EG 259-261: Spirit-Filled Evangelizers
- Welcoming A New Pastor
- What About Beatitudes?
- EG 257-258: The Social Message is Inescapable
- Interviewing Vatican Astronomers
- DPPL 2-3: Councils, Popes, and Bishops on Liturgy and Popular Piety
- Simulating Rosetta
crystal on EG 262: A Renewed Missionary… Jim McCrea on Welcoming A New Pastor John Donaghy on What About Beatitudes? Devin on Interviewing Vatican Astronome… David D. on What About Beatitudes? Jen on Confirmation Fast Interviewing Vatican… on Good Guy Awarded Liam on DPPL 2-3: Councils, Popes, and… Liam on Confirmation Fast Ben Dunlap on Getting Personal
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Daily Archives: 17 May 2011
An Italian diocese wants to raise the confirmation age from 12 to 18. That’s a pretty big leap–no hermeneutic of continuity for Bishop Karl Golser. That plan has attracted notice from the CDWDS. They want a delay. How did this … Continue reading
Bishop R. Daniel Conlon continues in a long line of bishops practicing serial marriage a most modernist approach to the episcopacy. By the numbers: Steubenville, population 18,659 Joliet, population 147,433 Steubenville diocese 40,411 Catholics out of 513,734 people. Joliet diocese, … Continue reading
Frequent commenter Jimmy Mac sent me a bunch of images of his parish’s Holy Week. This is from Palm Sunday: There are a lot of aspects I like about this: a generous use of wood, the seating pattern, excellent lighting, … Continue reading
A lot of keyboards were clicking the past day or two about Cardinal Kurt Koch’s remarks on reform2. I’m less than moved about it all. First, consider the source: another non-liturgical cardinal, albeit in a non-liturgical office. Two, they still … Continue reading
Rather than some comfortable concept like organic development, the real fruit of Vatican II is a recovered sense of the Paschal Mystery: 24. Since the church is the fruit of Christ’s sacrifice, the liturgy is always the celebration of the … Continue reading