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
- 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
- Mutuae Relationes 41-42: Innovations and Experiments
- 4,508,139 hits
Daily Archives: 5 July 2007
“I’m not impressed that the other cats have been getting all the hits on his blog. I want my share of the spotlight!” My daughter’s “kitten” has the interesting practice of drinking water as she straddles the bowl with her … Continue reading
Part 3, section 5 begins: 60. Exposition of the blessed sacrament, either in a ciborium or a monstrance, draws the faithful to an awareness of the sublime presence of Christ and invites them to inner communion with him. Therefore, it … Continue reading
On that NLM thread, I was dismayed to read of the situation of one of the internet’s church musicians and bloggers: I got an email this week from my Church’s secretary saying that they have hired a new guitarist for … Continue reading
You know the picture, right? This is your typical church musician (played ably by Jimmy Stewart) in tough negotiation with the pastor (kudos, Lionel Barrymore) over his salary. It could be Scrooge and Cratchit. Or your last organist and your … Continue reading
We’ve had a decent St Blog’s discussion on the use of patriotic songs for Mass on or near national holidays. Have a go at my Art & Environment Team’s display in our parish narthex for the 4th. What do you … Continue reading
The massive dust storm kicking up on Mars might end the insanely successful mission of the rovers Spirit and Opportunity. Over the past three years, mild storms have actually benefitted the intrepid robot explorers, wiping their solar panels clear of … Continue reading