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.
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Daily Archives: 3 November 2006
Just for the heck of it, I thought I’d show you a few images of my parish church. Here’s the exterior with Tudor theme: And the interior from the choir loft. The clutter in front of the altar is from … Continue reading
I have the software downloaded and the new Catholic Sensibility site up, but I can’t figure out how to make WordPress do what I want it to do. Ack. Maybe another day. Blogger seems to be regurgitating all the pretty … Continue reading
We had a good experience with a parish novelty last night: an evening Mass on All Souls with a reception following. We’ve always invited next-of-kin to our morning Mass and had coffee and rolls afterward. Our new pastor Father Don … Continue reading
More on general norms to be used in liturgical reform That sound tradition may be retained, and yet the way remain open to legitimate progress careful investigation is always to be made into each part of the liturgy which is … Continue reading
In his current “Life in Christ” column – which is always worth reading, the Orthodox priest and exegete John Breck responds to a question that is unfortunately more often brushed aside with a smile than actually answered: How do we … Continue reading
A pastor has to hire a competent professional he can trust, who is close to agreement with him in pastoral and theological philosophy. Then let go.Aside from that, priests can do a lot of familiarize themselves with music, even if … Continue reading