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: 13 April 2008
The complete presider’s text of the pope’s visit to the US is online now. Of the three Masses listed there, one uses EP III, and the other two the Roman Canon. No other comments, really, but the typeface and layout … Continue reading
If Ernie Banks had been a liturgist, he would have appreciated our parish’s schedule this afternoon. We celebrated First Communion at 2PM. Then Bishop Finn arrived for Confirmation at 5PM. I was on for music at both of these, accompanying … Continue reading
In a fruitful coincidence, Andrew Krivak’s spiritual memoir arrived for reading as my personal discernment on the future continues. The author is a poet, but he has obvious abilities that transcend that genre. I’d enjoy reading his fiction, were he … Continue reading
Father Mike Fones has a delightful reflection on the LA Cathedral at Intentional Disciples. Especially striking for him were the tapestries of the Communion of Saints. It made me wonder if, once people have finished bashing other parishes for self-worship, … Continue reading
The place of Eucharistic reservation is one of the hottest post-conciliar flashpoints for Catholics, lay and clergy alike. Previously, most North American parishes reserved the Eucharist on the main altar. The recommendation for a separate place has not been well-received … Continue reading