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
- Joyful Alleluia
- Reconciliation Lectionary: John 15:9-14
- Dies Domini 31: The Risen Christ Inspires Community
- EG 148: Preaching With Balance and Perspective
- Cosmos Looks At Lead
- Hell and Remarriage: Whose Business?
- Saints To Be Made
- Dies Domini 30: An Indispensable Day
- Prelates Pressured
- EG 147: Meaning Beyond The Details
Reconciliation Lecti… on Wedding Lectionary: John 15:9-… Ray MacDonald on Saints To Be Made Devin on Saints To Be Made Jim McCrea on Saints To Be Made Liam on Saints To Be Made Liam on Dies Domini 29: The Day of… John Chrysostom on Wedding Lectionary: Sirach 26:… Janet on Wedding Lectionary: Sirach 26:… Todd on Socks Off FrMichael on Private Masses–Bleah!
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Daily Archives: 1 October 2007
With the next series of posts, we get into the nitty gritty of Lauds and Vespers. 41. Morning prayer and evening prayer begin with the introductory verse, God come to my assistance. Lord, make haste to help me. There follows … Continue reading
… otherwise known as the two chief aspects of the reform2 approach to liturgy. Today, Darwin asks about the call to “Abandon Ship!” I’ve already commented twice on his blog today, but Liam’s response to Neil crystallized my thinking on … Continue reading
Good question. Brittany and I have been following the Women’s World Cup these past few weeks. The games have usually aired during our get-ready time, so we’ve watched some first half action before heading off to school and work. Last … Continue reading
I do think that the publishers of Magnificat have rendered a very useful service by offering their readers daily morning and evening prayer. I would be curious to know how many of their readers actually use it. That said, the … Continue reading
How many of the eighty-eight constellations are mentioned in the Bible? Ursa Major, the “Great Bear” is one of them: Job (9.9) asks: (W)ho made the Bear and Orion, the Pleiades and the chambers of the south(?) And later God … Continue reading
One of the St Blog’s Dust-ups of the Week involves the American Papist-Policraticus battle over the Connecticut bishops’ stance on plan B. The bishops, apparently, have reversed an earlier statement and seem, to the view of some, to have caved … Continue reading
Why evening? Three saints give testimony: 39. When evening approaches and the day is already far spent, evening prayer is celebrated in order that “we may give thanks for what has been given us, or what we have done well, … Continue reading