about Todd FlowerdayA Roman Catholic lay person, married (since 1996), with one adopted child (since 2001). I serve a parish in music ministry.
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 War On The War On Christmas
- Laudato Si 170: Costs Passed to the Poor
- Laudato Si 169: Delays On Climate Change
- On Long-Winded Prayers
- Laudato Si 168: Conventions
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Psalm 27: 1, 4, 7-10, 13-14
- Laudato Si 167: Rio in 1992
- Simple Gifts
- Laudato Si 166: Popular Movements
- Apple or Pumpkin?
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Daily Archives: 8 December 2008
Respighi’s musical triptych of three Botticelli paintings is on one of the oldest cd’s I own, the New Zealand Symphony performing. My favorite of these is the nine-minute piece inspired by the L’adorazione dei Magi, above. It’s a bit … Continue reading
Among those church musicians out there, how did you handle the holy day psalm, the 98th? It is the assigned psalm for the Christmas feast as well as the common psalm for the season. Here are verses one through four: Sing … Continue reading
I won’t post all of the “black” in this post which wraps up anointing of the sick at Mass. The ritual Mass continues after anointing with the liturgy of the Eucharist (PCS 143). It offers options for the prayer over … Continue reading