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
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 Liam on The Warm-Up Liam on Acclamation or Call/Response? Jim McCrea on Acclamation or Call/Response? Mary on The Coming Mercy Atheist Max on Laudato Si 162: Decline in Eth…
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Daily Archives: 28 November 2005
Well, Newman does have one or two good points: singing hymns in their entirety, avoiding kitsch, liturgical movement (he calls it gesture, not dance, but it’s a good thought), giving one homily, not twenty-three. But there are some gems: The … Continue reading
I’ve lost track of CWN retractions, but I still pop in to Dom’s on occasion for a chuckle. I like the rejection of CCC 2478 for the sake of the latest gossip on “infamous” (Isn’t there another adjective that means … Continue reading
The following excerpt is from “An Advent Reflection” (The Oblate 47 ), by Fr Michael Kwatera, OSB, director of oblates at St John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota. (The 1907 Catholic Encyclopedia article on Advent is here.) Benedict’s prescription for his … Continue reading
Zenit reports on the neo-pagan phenomenon in Europe and the US. One thing: our response as Catholics would be rooted in the Vatican II document Nostra Aetate, the one that treats relations with non-Christian religions. Another thing: We Christians should … Continue reading
If you’re in town Friday night, look for me at this event, sponsored by the Friends of Chamber Music. Nice write up in the Star yesterday … “’Singing doesn’t get more unnervingly beautiful,’ wrote The San Francisco Chronicle of the … Continue reading
The fine Australian program of sacred music, For The God Who Sings, includes some Byrd motets for Advent, a Bach cantata, and if you want to get into a liturgical mood, enjoy the Advent readings, antiphons, collects, and carols from … Continue reading