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: December 2011
Much was made of Lumen Gentium starting with the People of God and moving to the clergy fron there. In the GIRM we get it in reverse. But hey: when you’re number two, do you try harder? 95. In the … Continue reading
The concept is hardly original. One of the better episodes of the last Star Trek series explored the premise of a person who wakes up every morning with no memories of the days and years before. I picked up S. … Continue reading
Part Two, Chapter I (GDC 94-118) is titled “Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis” This chapter leads off with two timely quotes, the Sh’ma Yisrael passage and a short excerpt from the incarnation narrative of John’s … Continue reading
Bishops, priests, and deacons each have a distinct role in the liturgy. Here’s what the GIRM has to say about them: 92. Every legitimate celebration of the Eucharist is directed by the Bishop, either in person or through Priests who … Continue reading
With this post we commence our examination of Part Two of the General Directory for Catechesis, “The Gospel Message.” It consists of two chapters: “Norms and criteria for presenting the Gospel message in catechesis,” numbered sections 94 through 118 “This … Continue reading
GIRM Chapter III gives a look at “Duties and Ministries in the Mass, and covers numbered sections 91 through 111. This chapter’s opening paragraph is expanded a bit from the parallel section in the 1975 GIRM. There is a bit … Continue reading