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.
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Daily Archives: 11 December 2006
More on the Liturgy of the Hours. Diocesan clergy have a responsibility, and are advised to celebrate the Office communally: Since the divine office is the voice of the Church, that is of the whole mystical body publicly praising God, … Continue reading
This was one of the many dropped topics I found as I’ve been cataloguing the old posts from blogspot. I touched upon it when someone asked me my opinion of which of the contemporary liturgical composers were likely to have … Continue reading
We’re not talking about V-I in music theory here. I’m thinking it’s time to ponder some new year’s resolutions for the blog. You might think that liturgists get their resolution ducks in a row by Christ the King Sunday. But … Continue reading
The buzz has been that something’s afoot for the preconciliar 1570/1962 Missal. The internet conservatives say a motu proprio from Pope Benedict is coming soon. Of course, liturgical conservatives have been saying that for months, and they’re always disappointed when … Continue reading
More holiday cheer. Enjoy. As for mashed potatoes, always ask if they’re made with skim milk or whole milk. If it’s skim, pass. Why bother? It’s like buying a sports car with an automatic transmission.
Abbreviations permitted: Members of any institute dedicated to acquiring perfection who, according to their constitutions, are to recite any parts of the divine office are thereby performing the public prayer of the Church. They too perform the public prayer of … Continue reading