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
- The Physician
- Lionesses Third
- Group Decisions in Freedom
- Dives in Misericordiae 8b: Fulfillment
- PS 105: Blessing Homes at Easter
- Laudato Si 17-18: A Fresh Analysis
- Blue Cathedral
- The Armchair Liturgist: Clergy Out Front?
- Dives in Misericordiae 8a: Love More Powerful Than Death, More Powerful Than Sin
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Monthly Archives: August 2008
My wife was watching PBS earlier tonight, Ken Burns’ profile of Thomas Jefferson. A good quote for many things today, though I didn’t catch the context in which the third president said it: A good cause is often injured more … Continue reading
The pre-homily portion of the ordination of a priest unfolds in a similar way to that of the deacon. First, the readings of the day may be used or readings from the ritual Mass for ordination: LITURGY OF THE WORD … Continue reading
As long as some men view women as female men, we’ll probably continue with the protests and movement against sexist language and practices in the Church and outside of it. This century’s Roman synods certainly don’t have a good track … Continue reading
The introduction to the Ordination of a Priest has five sections. The first two are virtually identical to the prescriptions for a diaconate ordination: 1. The ordination of a priest should take place on a Sunday or holy day, when … Continue reading
I’m reading lots of angst over the pick of Alaska’s governor for VP. For a Republican, she seems decent, especially her anti-scandal stance. Very refreshing, coming from the Right. But people all over the political map are worried if McCain … Continue reading
The end of the diaconate ordination posts: LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST 27. The Order of Mass is followed with these changes: a) The new deacon brings the offerings for the celebration to the bishop and assists him at the altar. … Continue reading