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
Atheist Max on Aparecida 78 – Viol… Atheist Max on On Reading the Bible and Other… Erlinda on Wedding Lectionary: Song of So… Todd on Cupich on Liturgy David D. on Cupich on Liturgy Todd on On Reading the Bible and Other… Atheist Max on On Reading the Bible and Other… Todd on Cupich on Liturgy Todd on On Goodell Charles Culbreth on Cupich on Liturgy
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Category Archives: post-conciliar liturgy documents
John Paul II suggests that the Catholic distinctiveness is its culture of piety. Do you think it’s an adequate bulwark against “sects”–read evangelical Protestants? 64. The Magisterium also highlights the importance of popular piety for the faith-life of the People … Continue reading
Popular piety can aid us in navigating the difficult straits of life and death, including the Paschal Mystery of Jesus Christ: 62. Popular piety can easily direct its attention to the Son of God who, for love of mankind, became … Continue reading
Values in popular piety, according to popes, we start with the Holy Spirit, the recognition that the Spirit guides people and the magisterium accepts this, in principle: 61. Popular piety, according to the Magisterium, is a living reality in and … Continue reading
In sections 60 through 75, we will review what popes and bishops have said and taught on this topic since Vatican II. This outline may be helpful: The Values in Popular Piety (61-64) Deviations in Popular Piety (65-66) The Subject … Continue reading
Concluding the “historical perspective” examined in DPPL 22-59, we read the catechesis and education is our go-to on the point of liturgy-piety imbalance: 59. In the light of the foregoing, it would seem that the formation of both clergy and … Continue reading
As we near the end of the DPPL’s account of Vatican II, an endorsement of the both/and approach: 58. The Liturgy and popular piety, while not conterminous, remain two legitimate expressions of Christian worship. While not opposed to each other, … Continue reading