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: 2 May 2007
We begin section three of Musicam Sacram which is titled “Singing During Mass.” The preference is given not just for one sung Mass on Sundays and feasts, but that singing is preferably done as much as is possible: 27. For … Continue reading
Thanks to Mark’s Irish Elk, I have a link to Ivan Hewitt’s piece on Wynton Marsalis calling out hip-hop. Marsalis’ latest album, From the Plantation to the Penitentiary, (closely titled, by the way, to this brief essay) includes “Where Y’all … Continue reading
Regular readers know I have less love for pragmatic economizers among the episcopacy (and other pastorates) than good traditional/conservative bishops who actually appreciate the spiritual side of religion. So this little news item caught my attention today. Bishops like this … Continue reading