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: 19 March 2008
DMC says no omissions, but they don’t mention the Rite of Peace: 53. When the eucharistic prayer has ended, the Lord’s Prayer, the breaking of bread, and the invitation to communion should always follow, [See DMC 23.] that is, the … Continue reading
If you read the conservative Catholic commentariat, you’ll be aware of the argument that allowing girls to serve at the altar has chased away all the boys. Or most of the boys. Or the good potential priests. You have only … Continue reading
The Catholic Church is strict about the celebration of Mass on Holy Thursday (Chrism Mass unless your diocese chooses another time, otherwise only the Mass of the Lord’s Supper in the evening) and Good Friday (no Masses permitted at all) … Continue reading