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
- Misericordiae Vultus 17ab: Lent in a Jubilee of Mercy
- Leisure, A Good Form of Penance?
- PS 5: Purpose of Paschale Solemnitatis
- Bitter But Necessary?
- What Constitutes Gossip?
- Humanae Vitae 18: Concern of the Church
- Easter Morning
- Misericordiae Vultus 16: The Isaian Mission of Jesus
- PS 3-4: Challenges for Paschal Observances
- Misericordiae Vultus 15c: Inescapable Mercy
Misericordiae Vultus… on Reconciliation Lectionary: Isa… Misericordiae Vultus… on Reconciliation Lectionary: Mic… Liam on What Constitutes Gossip? Devin Rice on PS 3-4: Challenges for Paschal… Liam on PS 3-4: Challenges for Paschal… Atheist Max on Open Thread For Fundamentalist… Atheist Max on Open Thread On Born Again Dick Martin on Open Thread On Born Again FrMichael on Humanae Vitae 17a: Consequence… FrMichael on DPPL 288: Conclusion
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Daily Archives: 15 May 2008
The homestead gets packed, cleaned, sorted, and given away in little or big bits each day. It’s a waiting time now, as we prepare to leave Kansas City, our home for the past six years. We’re eagerly, anxiously, and a … Continue reading
The Foreword of the USCCB document Fulfilled in Your Hearing sums up the when and why: In 1979 the Bishops’ Committee on Priestly Life and Ministry decided to address the question of preaching with respect to the Sunday homily for … Continue reading
As a preliminary to tackling the ordination rites for deacons, priests, and bishops, I thought we would take a look at the two apostolic letters (motu proprio) from Pope Paul VI restoring the permanent diaconate (Sacrum Diaconatus Ordinem in 1967) … Continue reading
For those who think the ideological struggle between Catholic music contemporary and traditional is new to the Judeo-Christian experience, think again. If the Psalter is seen as the Temple hymnal for serious Jews, then the Song of Songs must surely be … Continue reading