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: 16 March 2008
The new Catholic Church in Qatar, that nation’s first, was getting a lot of media attention for the grumbling in Qatar, and the fact that Catholics there will emerge from their garages and basements. What do you think of the … Continue reading
Our narthex, to be exact. Came in this morning for 7:30 Mass, and what did I find over the display of palms and red cloth? “Happy St. Patrick’s Day!” I knew an Irish-origin priest who once abrogated the purple altar … Continue reading
A brief section on singing: 46. Verses of psalms, carefully selected in accord with the understanding of children, or singing in the form of psalmody or the Alleluia with a simple verse should be sung between the readings. The children … Continue reading
NIMP* but my wife reports this around the time she became a Catholic. One year they couldn’t find a donkey, so the pastor, in full liturgical garb, rode to the church entrance on a horse. Another year, they did find … Continue reading