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
- DPPL 236: Defining A Relic
- Mutuae Relationes 45: Cordial Respect
- DPPL 235: The Litany of the Saints
- No Suffocation
- Mutuae Relationes 44: A Local Bishop’s Authority
- DPPL 234: Celebration of the Eucharist
- On My Bookshelf: A Natural History of the Piano
- Mutuae Relationes 43: Too Tolerant?
- DPPL 233: Problems With A Saint’s Day
- Sex, Gender, and Such
- 4,509,437 hits
Daily Archives: 19 April 2006
And they complain about liberal liturgists using too many lay Eucharistic Ministers. Sheesh: at least EM’s are doing something in my parish. Twenty-eight acolytes plus whatever didn’t fit on camera … what is it that they do? Link … Continue reading
News feature from the Cassini scientists on the comparison of storms on Saturn with Earth. On Saturn, it may be a very long wait for the calm after a storm. As big and destructive as hurricanes on Earth can … Continue reading
Fr Philip took exception to my comment: “So I’m led to the conclusion that the externals of worship: the Missal, the musical style, and just about everything else is irrelevant.” … and asked : Todd, how do you square this … Continue reading
I am really not sure what to say about the first year of Pope Benedict’s papacy. I recall a recent John Allen interview with Fr Stephen Pisano, SJ of the Pontifical Biblical Institute that touched on the use of Scriptural … Continue reading