about Todd FlowerdayA Roman Catholic lay person, married (since 1996), with one adopted child (since 2001). I serve a parish in music ministry.
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 Churches For Sale–Cheap! H on Churches For Sale–Cheap! Randolph Nichols on Apple or Pumpkin? Hillary on The Coming Mercy Liam on Apple or Pumpkin? Devin Rice on Apple or Pumpkin? Liam on Songleader to Choir Liam on Apple or Pumpkin? Liam on Apple or Pumpkin? Liam on The Warm-Up
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Monthly Archives: August 2005
Liam and others have good questions and comments on part 1. Clearly, the ideal parish will sing somewhere between all or none where chant is concerned. How much is enough to satisfy “pride of place?” The Vatican doesn’t tell you. … Continue reading
Vatican II says it; you can’t get around it: “The Church acknowledges Gregorian chant as specially suited to the Roman liturgy: therefore, other things being equal, it should be given pride of place in liturgical services. But other kinds of … Continue reading
While I believe the reasoning behind our engagement in Iraq is terribly faulty, the truth is that many good people respond in heroic ways to that challenge. Reader Fred sends this from the Kansas City area, a feature on a … Continue reading
As I write, the AP reports that the mayor of New Orleans says that the city might need to set up a temporary morgue, “food and water are scarce and an atmosphere of lawlessness has set in as police and … Continue reading
The fine weekly Australian sacred music program, For the God Who Sings, included a tribute to Brother Roger this past weekend. You can get the feed until late next weekend, if you care to listen in. This show always has … Continue reading
The current Christianity Today has an article by Phillip Yancey on the German theologian Jürgen Moltmann, who converted to Christianity in the desolation of a prison camp after World War II as he became aware that God “was present even … Continue reading