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
Liam on Dies Domini 29: The Day of… John Chrysostom on Wedding Lectionary: Sirach 26:… Janet on Wedding Lectionary: Sirach 26:… Todd on Socks Off FrMichael on Private Masses–Bleah! Devin on Socks Off Devin on The Best Pastoral Easter Litur… Liam on Private Masses–Bleah! Todd on Private Masses–Bleah! Liam on Private Masses–Bleah!
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Daily Archives: 3 April 2008
A caution for impressionable readers: what we are about to read is the “ordinary” intention of the Church: a preservation of the sequence and unity of the initiation sacraments, the expected (young!) age of the person receiving confirmation, and when … Continue reading
Lots of incoming visitors from a few good blogs coming to verify if the Marty Haugen comment was authentic, or looking at maps, or wondering about the sorry state of liturgical music. Welcome to all of you. We have the … Continue reading
For my Michigan friends* how does it feel to be elevated to the ranks of Yankee-hate-hood for your ball team’s bloated payroll? How sweet, even for just four days! With my luck I’ll end up relocating to a city without … Continue reading
I’m surprised more JPII Catholics haven’t picked up on the alternative to naming our late pope “the Great.” What about “Doctor?” No, not that Doctor, but one of these. Steve Skojec notes that only three popes in history are known … Continue reading
With this post, we move to instruction on the confirmation liturgy itself. First, this is how one confirms: 9. The sacrament of confirmation is conferred through the anointing with chrism on the forehead, which is done by the laying on … Continue reading
Cassini images one of the shepherd moons of Saturn from 100,000 miles away. These little moons are fascinating. They are probably fairly porous: lots of empty space, some more ice, and a little bit less rock. This body figures prominently … Continue reading
From the wondrous blog strange maps, this NASA map overlays the surface exploration of Apollo 11 over a regulation baseball diamond. (Who hit that shot to right-center, Aldrin or Armstrong?)
… and well into them. The candidate was on Letterman and this is a piece of it (via Crooks & Liars): Letterman: 4,000 American men and women soldiers dead since we went into Iraq. Another 30,000 wounded. Untold Iraqis dead. … Continue reading