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
- 4,045,113 hits
Monthly Archives: October 2011
CNS headlines its Friday with another episode in the ongoing and seemingly endless tussle between bishops and theologians. At some point, players and spectators alike are going to tire of this. Which inning are we playing? Who said what? Who’s … Continue reading
This is a long title and post, but I thought it better to oversee the whole line of thinking in these sections: 42. The Revelation of God, culminating in Jesus Christ, is destined for all mankind: “He (God) desires all … Continue reading
Some few but loud Catholics stake their flag on the Latin/vernacular hill, suggesting that the modern Roman Rite has gone off the rails by extending the prescriptions of Sacrosanctum Concilium (SC) to an unlawful extreme. Almost always, this shows a … Continue reading
My artistic director thinks a dead husband in Sarah’s bed will help things along. Read it from Tobit 3:7-9: On that very day, at Ecbatana in Media, it so happened that Raguel’s daughter Sarah also had to listen to reproaches … Continue reading
God’s new covenant is at the center of Christianity. The consequences for Christian believers are obvious, but it also impacts how we view non-believers. Christianity is not just a sect that follows a great teacher. Faith compels us to something … Continue reading
The GIRM gives some history on the 15th century council’s important, but misguided determination: 11. The Council of Trent had already recognized the great catechetical usefulness contained in the celebration of Mass but was unable to bring out all its … Continue reading
PrayTell reports on the Cincinnati archbishop’s letter to clergy referencing Phoenix and Madison: Having contacted the Secretariat for Divine Worship at the USCCB, I was informed that it is not a matter of the indult expiring. Rather the indult has … Continue reading