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.
Vatican II pages
Dick Martin on To Praise the Dead or To Pray… Liam on Trillions Dick Martin on To Praise the Dead or To Pray… charlesincenca on Funeral Prayers John Donaghy on In Paradisum Jen on In Paradisum Liam on In Paradisum Liam on What Pope Francis Intends On A… FrMichael on What Pope Francis Intends On A… Dick Martin on Funeral Prayers
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Daily Archives: 3 December 2007
We have an unfootnoted section on the other celebrants of the sacrament: 11. The parts that penitents themselves have in the celebration of the sacrament are of the greatest importance. The act of confessing becomes sacramental matter: When with proper … Continue reading
From ESA’s Mars Express, the “Labyrinth of Night.” Of course, conservative Catholics would tend to say that’s true of every earthbound labyrinth. Still, this one is a lot prettier. A computer generated perspective of the image above from not quite … Continue reading
I went into viewing this miniseries hoping I was going to be pleasantly surprised. I’ve been disappointed with most everything coming out of that network since the Dune adaptations several year back. Too many low-budget horror flicks. Too much formula … Continue reading
This section details the “pastoral” expectations of the confessor. The first requirements are “constant study” and “fervent prayer.” 10. a. In order that he may fulfill his ministry properly and faithfully, understand the disorders of souls and apply the appropriate … Continue reading