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
Dick Martin on Funeral Lectionary: 2 Maccabee… Michael on Funeral Lectionary: 2 Maccabee… FrMichael on DPPL 110-111: Midnight Ma… Todd on RCIA 18: Times for the Rite of… Luke on RCIA 18: Times for the Rite of… Liam on DPPL 110-111: Midnight Ma… DPPL 110-111: Midnig… on A Christmas Homily Jenny2 on The Precipice Jenny2 on The Precipice FrMichael on The Precipice
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Category Archives: Inter Oecumenici
Let’s wrap up the final ten sections of Inter Oecumenici and read how the Consilium addressed liturgical design with an eye to promoting “active participation of the faithful.” Chapter V begins: I. DESIGN OF CHURCHES 90. In building new churches … Continue reading
As we head to the finish of Inter Oecumenici, we get Chapter IV’s twelve sections on the Divine Office. First the Consilium reaffirms the ideal of celebrating the Hours for various religious groups who are “bound to choir”: I. CELEBRATION … Continue reading
A quick post on two sections of IO: VII. SACRAMENTALS (SC 79) 76. For the blessing of candles on 2 February and of ashes on Ash Wednesday just one of the prayers for these in the Missale Romanum suffices. 77. … Continue reading
The Rite of Marriage gets six sections in our document. Let’s tune in and see what the Consilium said … VI. RITE OF MARRIAGE (SC 78) 70. Unless there is some good, excusing reason, marriage shall be celebrated within Mass, … Continue reading
Nine sections for the “gulp” of this post, but they cover most of the other sacraments. We’ll save the Rite of Marriage for the next post. CHAPTER III THE OTHER SACRAMENTS AND THE SACRAMENTALS I. PART ALLOWED THE VERNACULAR (SC … Continue reading
If any post on Inter Oecumenici can generate some combox traffic, this should be it. Let’s see what the Church had to say about the vernacular in 1964: V. PART ALLOWED THE VERNACULAR IN MASS (SC 54) 57. For Masses, … Continue reading
We have an early post-conciliar definition of the homily (as opposed to a sermon) and for the sake of the edification of the faithful, an emphasis on Scripture and the liturgical year: III. HOMILY (SC 52) 53. There shall be … Continue reading