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
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Category Archives: Sacrosanctum Concilium
Sacrosanctum Concilium devotes Chapter IV, the next nineteen sections to “The Divine Office,” or the Liturgy of the Hours. Let me preface these next 19 posts by saying the reform of the Office is conceded as one of the big … Continue reading
Finishing up Chapter III of Sacrosanctum Concilium, we end on a practical note: The rite for the burial of infants is to be revised, and a special Mass for the occasion should be provided. Any last comments before we head … Continue reading
I have read of complaints in the St Blogosphere about the modern emphasis on resurrection at funerals. It was grounded in the bishops’ teaching at Vatican II: The rite for the burial of the dead should express more clearly the … Continue reading
More changes from Vatican II. It looks like the bishops really wanted to revise everything. The rite for the consecration of virgins at present found in the Roman Pontifical is to be revised. Moreover, a rite of religious profession and … Continue reading
Leaving behind the sacraments, we turn to a brief entry on sacramentals, which begins by enlisting the same principle which is to guide the general scope of liturgical reform: The sacramentals are to undergo a revision which takes into account … Continue reading
We continue in a matrimonial mood, first hearing that like Confirmation, the Rite of Marriage is ideally celebrated with the Eucharist. Matrimony is normally to be celebrated within the Mass, after the reading of the gospel and the homily, and … Continue reading