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 104: The Crib
- What Does It Mean To Be A Christian?
- The Synod Fathers Speak 7: The Domestic Church
- Music From Jordi Savall
- The Synod Fathers Speak 6: Generativity
- Theology of the Body Stands at the Door, Knocks
- DPPL 103: The Christmas Novena
- The Synod Fathers Speak 5: Path and Miracle
- DPPL 102: Immaculate Conception
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Daily Archives: 4 September 2011
I was approached by a new student, trumpet player, today. He asked about getting involved in music ministry. He asked about next weekend’s liturgy, and wondered about playing “Taps” at Mass. I’m used to thinking on my feet. So it … Continue reading
When we last left off, we were discussing my parish’s five Mass settings and what to implement with the new Roman missal. I posted that the Archdiocese of Dubuque has recommended five settings to consider: Community, revised, by Proulx Black … Continue reading
Some musical considerations: 60. A great part of the liturgical texts are composed with the intention of their being sung by the priest celebrant, the deacon, the cantor, the people, or the choir. For this reason, the texts should be … Continue reading