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
- Aparecida 70 – The Plague of Corruption
- Dealing With The Distasteful
- DPPL 39-40: Trent, the Good and Bad
- Pope Francis on Bishops and Priests
- MM, MM, Reaction, mmm
- DPPL 37-38: Reform Shatters On The Rocks of Catechesis
- Another Tournament
- CDWDS Head Heads Back To Spain
- Aparecida 69 – Financial Institutions
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Mark 10:32-45
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Daily Archives: 20 May 2012
It was a bonus to come to a parish four years ago that did a year-round catechumenate. What’s that, you ask? Simply that we are focused on evangelization and welcoming twelve months a year. Not just in the Fall. And … Continue reading
“Veni Sancte Spiritus” had the easiest route to the Spiritual Sixteen, dispatching two poll opponents bya combined 56-7. And there’s “Holy Holy Holy,” a traditional hymn that seems ubiquitous, but didn’t make the NPM’s top-25.
It’s not every day a community will dedicate a church. The aim of preparation is participation: active, intelligent, and devout, (2003 ICEL: “conscious, devout, and active”) as the rite says: 20. In order that the people may take part fully in … Continue reading
Let’s examine “Some responsibilities proper to the catechetical ministry,” specifically, an “Analysis of the situation and its needs.” This analysis is directed for dioceses and other “big” organizations, but a parish should probably be attuned to this: 279. The particular … Continue reading