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
- Laudato Si 81: The Consequences of Personhood
- In Paradisum
- More On Forgiving Abortion
- Laudato Si 80: A Creation Incomplete
- What Pope Francis Intends On Abortion Forgiveness
- On Counter-Witnessing
- When Do People Lose God?
- Laudato Si 79: Evolution, Positive and Otherwise
- Cinquant’anni Dopo 21-22: Rivalries and Critiques
Dick Martin on To Praise the Dead or To Pray… charlesincenca on Funeral Prayers John Donaghy on In Paradisum Jen on In Paradisum Liam on In Paradisum Liam on What Pope Francis Intends On A… FrMichael on What Pope Francis Intends On A… Dick Martin on Funeral Prayers NorDog on Boycott Todd on Boycott
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Daily Archives: 17 November 2006
This is what Vatican II said about the homily: By means of the homily the mysteries of the faith and the guiding principles of the Christian life are expounded from the sacred text, during the course of the liturgical year; … Continue reading
Catholics universally concede that today’s Roman Rite Lectionary, despite its flaws, is far superior to what preceded it. The treasures of the bible are to be opened up more lavishly, so that richer fare may be provided for the faithful … Continue reading
Liturgical reform wasn’t so much about bringing a modern tone to the Mass so much as better facilitating the understanding and aprticipation of the laity: The rite of the Mass is to be revised in such a way that the … Continue reading
Catholic News Hub continues to be a source for some interesting stories. This bit on Franciscan instruments was picked off the Syracuse Catholic Sun. Don’t look now, reform2 homies, but this upstate NY outfit might just restock another generation of … Continue reading
This is Neil again. I’ve already posted on Thomas Merton and Buddhism, focusing on his artwork. I’ve also posted twice on Thomas Merton and Islam (here and here). The second of the posts on Merton and Islam drew on a … Continue reading
Here’s a clarification from Zenit‘s weekly liturgy Q&A column. While we’re waiting for Father Edward McNamara of the Regina Apostolorum University to chime in on the weighty issues of a choral Sanctus or the particular definition of participatio, here’s what … Continue reading