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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Monthly Archives: March 2008
I don’t know if reading Father Z’s blog constitutes a guilty pleasure or not. It is amusing to see the TLM linked to homosexuality. In some sort of reverse, mind you. I often wonder what it is that critics of … Continue reading
The producers of WFIU’s Harmonia, one of the foremost early music programs in radio, have compiled a recording of wedding selections, Beautiful Baroque. Interested engaged couples and church musicians can also download the period-instrument performances and bypass the cd route … Continue reading
The Concord Pastor comments on Good Friday, and wonders about the distribution of the Eucharist on that day. I’m aware the entrenched recent practice is not the oldest of the Christian traditions. I’d welcome an opportunity to theologize on the … Continue reading
Confirmation in the parish is usually an exclusive celebration. In many places, the bishop insists on a merging of parishes. Sometimes that resulting liturgy is at the cathedral, at one of the large parishes, or even at a local high … Continue reading
CNS features the line-up of performers for the pope’s visit to the New York area on April 20th. Kelly Clarkson will headline a four-hour event at St Joseph Seminary in Yonkers. Stig Edgren is in charge of the music outside … Continue reading
The next six sections of the IRC detail the “office and ministries” in the sacramental celebration. “The people of God” are fingered first: 3. One of the highest responsibilities of the people of God is to prepare the baptized for … Continue reading