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: 10 November 2007
The next rank of liturgical observance, the solemnity, can be identified in the LH because they have an evening prayer celebrated on the vigil: 225. Solemnities have an evening prayer I on the preceding day. 226. At evening prayer I … Continue reading
After his election to USCCB veep a few years ago, it was really in the bag for the Chicago Cardinal. The lay groups on the bishop watch for sex abuse mismanagement are pushing against Francis George, but I don’t think … Continue reading
Here’s a story in which an Episcopal priest oversteps liturgical boundaries at a Catholic funeral. The pastor is told to resign. The archdiocesan spokesperson cites this as a last straw incident. The priest in question is off for a retreat … Continue reading
Astronomers have sifted through carious candidates to find a star as close as possible to our own sun. HIP 56948 fits the bill. Finding a yellow, main sequence star of the sun’s size and age is easy enough. Finding a … Continue reading
Two bloggers come to mind today as fitting in this category, an old friend and a new one. Neither hosts 100-post flame wars on liturgy, and their writing doesn’t get much notice in the St Blog’s mainstream. I’d encourage you … Continue reading
At Mass this weekend we get the Sadducees presenting Jesus with a clumsy puzzle of one bride for seven brothers to sort out. He responds: The children of this age marry and remarry; but those who are deemed worthy to … Continue reading