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.
Vatican II pages
- Mutuae Relationes 45: Cordial Respect
- DPPL 235: The Litany of the Saints
- No Suffocation
- Mutuae Relationes 44: A Local Bishop’s Authority
- DPPL 234: Celebration of the Eucharist
- On My Bookshelf: A Natural History of the Piano
- Mutuae Relationes 43: Too Tolerant?
- DPPL 233: Problems With A Saint’s Day
- Sex, Gender, and Such
- Mutuae Relationes 41-42: Innovations and Experiments
- 4,507,696 hits
Monthly Archives: March 2008
The nineteen sections of the Confirmation Rite’s introduction give us a reminder of the importance of the sacrament in the life of the Church: 1. Those who have been baptized continue on the path of Christian initiation through the sacrament … Continue reading
As promised a few months ago, we’ll continue our examination of the first stage of rites prepared by the CDWDS and translated by ICEL in the 1970’s. We’ll skip the rites that were fortunate to see a revision in the … Continue reading
The life of our pets features some curious interactions. The dog is permitted outdoor activity, and the cats, especially Splinter, keep a close watch over this. Our white cat will often cry at the kitchen door when Ellie is ready … Continue reading
If the media is reporting it here, and here, can it be true? CNS News Hub finds the error. I don’t even follow the team, but I know the Nats are on the road the week the pope is in … Continue reading
Abraham is old and widowed. He entrusts a servant to arrange a marriage for his son. Just two chapters after the interrupted sacrifice of Isaac (Imagine the family baggage in that clan!) the rare wedding Mass is treated to a highly edited version … Continue reading
The Cassini site has this image of the moon from the north looking south: The objective of the most recent fly-by was less the images and more the “tasting” of the ice plumes and their chemical analysis. Cassini was speeding … Continue reading