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
- The War On The War On Christmas
- Laudato Si 170: Costs Passed to the Poor
- Laudato Si 169: Delays On Climate Change
- On Long-Winded Prayers
- Laudato Si 168: Conventions
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Psalm 27: 1, 4, 7-10, 13-14
- Laudato Si 167: Rio in 1992
- Simple Gifts
- Laudato Si 166: Popular Movements
- Apple or Pumpkin?
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Daily Archives: 24 March 2008
Jimmy Mac passed on to me this story on Austrian Trappists getting a recording deal with Universal Music, thanks to a YouTube clip. Good for them. I wonder about the long-term future of recording labels. Young people don’t buy cd’s … Continue reading
Here is the text for the first Eucharistic Prayer for Masses With Children. The preface may be broken up by a splintered Sanctus, then concluded in the usual way: God our Father, you have brought us here together so that … Continue reading
Unlike Lent, there is no dispute numbering the days of Easter. Eight Sundays count. Plus the 42 weekdays in between. Does your parish keep up the flowers, the festivities?
In the discussion on maturity and masculinity, Tony takes a tumble on one of the over-used metaphors in Catholicism: the father image. We should all keep in mind that metaphor is an artistic expression of language. When one attempts to … Continue reading