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
Jim McCrea on On The Run Again Jim McCrea on Bloom Where Planted Jim McCrea on The Francis Effect Afield Jen on Bloom Where Planted Todd on Sixteen Days David D. on Sixteen Days Anonymous on Ron Hansen @ America Todd on Bloom Where Planted Evelyn on Wedding Lectionary: Psalm 145:… Jen on Bloom Where Planted
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Daily Archives: 2 April 2012
Leaving off the cynicism, let me offer some music for a Monday of Holy Week, this live performance of Arvo Pärt’s Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten. The composer speaks on his style: The complex and many-faceted only confuses me, and I … Continue reading
Serving a parish that doesn’t utilize texts of the Passion narratives in the pews, we instead offer the people a sung acclamation at key moments during the proclamation. Palm Sunday cycle C seems to be a no-brainer with the Taize … Continue reading
I had heard of another battlefront in the waronreligion(TM), and I note the CNS news brief on it today. Pardon my interruption of Holy Week with a dollop of cynicism, but I truly wish Catholics, especially our schools, would get … Continue reading
Methodological process: what does it mean? Listening, discernment, purification, stimulation, dialogue, and patience: 204. Catechesis, while avoiding all manipulation of culture, is not limited to a mere juxtaposition of the Gospel with culture in some “decorative manner”. Rather it proposes … Continue reading
A diocesan calendar and propers: information that’s hard to come by: 394. Each diocese should have its own Calendar and Proper of Masses. For its part, the Conference of Bishops should draw up a proper Calendar for the nation or, … Continue reading