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
- Remarriage Worse Than Murder
- DPPL 61: Values in Popular Piety
- Aparecida 77 – More On Corruption
- From Supreme to Honorary
- Praying From A Psalter
- DPPL 60: Liturgy and Popular Piety in the Church’s Magisterium
- Aiming For Discipline, Not Doctrine
- DPPL 59: Importance of Formation
- Mass Mob
- Can We Trust Natural Law?
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Monthly Archives: January 2012
Iowa State’s music & theatre department hosted a “75th Birthday Celebration” tonight. My wife and I left the young miss at home and enjoyed an evening of music. I’ve enjoyed listening to Philip Glass since the mid-80’s. When I saw … Continue reading
Two sections under the title of “The Deposit of Faith and the Catechism of the Catholic Church.” The Catechism is seen as a “reference text.” It is heavily footnoted, and there one can find the source texts in Scripture and … Continue reading
When can a priest preside or concelebrate more than once a day? Here’s what the GIRM says: 204. For a particular reason, having to do either with the significance of the rite or of the festivity, the faculty is given … Continue reading
More from the Pope Benedict School of Public Relations, Harrisburg PA bishop Joseph McFadden: In totalitarian governments, they would love our system. This is what Hitler and Mussolini and all those tried to establish: a monolith so all the children … Continue reading
If Daniel isn’t one of our favorite prophets, he should be. In fourteen action-packed chapters, you have unforgettable narratives: three young men dancing in a blast furnace, the handwriting on the wall, fierce animals (lions and a dragon), the sweep … Continue reading
I guess I’ve been too busy with family and Church things to pay much attention to the skies lately. Universe Today startled me this morning with a post on the (relatively) close approach of the asteroid Eros. Tomorrow: sixteen million … Continue reading
The following sections provide some basic legislation on the practice: 200. Visiting Priests should be gladly admitted to concelebration of the Eucharist, provided their Priestly standing has been ascertained. I’ve always wondered how priests present their credentials when traveling. As … Continue reading