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.
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Daily Archives: 5 April 2012
Universe Today notes a neat video on the JPL website showing the actual image of a 12-mile-high tornado followed by an animation of what it would look like from a balloon observer on the red planet. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UA
Whenever I finish a document, I usually post something along the lines of “What now?” The GIRM was exhausting, if not exhaustive. I’ll tell you a few options I’m pondering. Please let me know what you think of them: – … Continue reading
Since Psalm 116 appears in the Holy Thursday Lectionary, I thought it appropriate to offer a post on it today. With an Alleluia refrain or this one based on verse 9: I will walk in the presence of the Lord in the … Continue reading
Two contemporary songs for your choosing to move one into the “Theological Thirty-Two.” One is a setting of Psalm 23 recorded with piano quintet and a small SATB schola. The other is one of the top Catholic songs in the … Continue reading
Also found on the RNS Religion roundup this morning: the Nebraska conundrum. Will all real pro-lifers vote for this bill? Either this is a delicious judgment worthy of a Solomon, or the Lord has initiated the separation of sheep and … Continue reading
Saw this piece referenced on David Gibson’s RNS Roundup. Despite a “This is not going to end well” assessment, it was a good thing DeLaSalle High School kids pushed back against a political message delivered by archdiocesan presenters. I’m not … Continue reading
Today, more on inculturation: 207. Among the forms most apt to inculturate the faith, it is helpful to bear in mind catechesis of the young and adult catechesis on account of the possibilities which they offer of better correlating faith … Continue reading
With this post, we come to the end of another church document. Here are the last two sections, reminding us of the importance of proceeding cautiously with liturgical innovation: 398. The norm established by the Second Vatican Council, namely that in … Continue reading