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
Carry Riddel on RP 6: Sacrament of Penance and… Liam on On Long-Winded Prayers Todd on On Long-Winded Prayers Katherine on On Long-Winded Prayers Liam on On Long-Winded Prayers Atheist Max on Churches For Sale–Cheap! H on Churches For Sale–Cheap! Randolph Nichols on Apple or Pumpkin? Hillary on The Coming Mercy Liam on Apple or Pumpkin?
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Monthly Archives: August 2009
Regarding my commentary on U2, Jim McK wonders: Do you feel the same way about liturgy taking over popular performance formats, as when a million people turn out as a stadium because a popular priest, ie the Pope, is celebrant? … Continue reading
De mortuis nil nisi bonum. It’s a saying worth having not only in one’s vocabulary, but also in one’s orthopraxis. Those more concerned with orthodoxy, or their own brand of it, seem to be spending a lot of ink or … Continue reading
I’ll confess right out that I have little patience for the direct application of popular music items to liturgy. In the time it would take me to locate a rare exception, I could write a new song myself. One basic … Continue reading
The introductory sections for the Period of Purification and Enlightenment conclude: 139. This is a period of more intense spiritual preparation, consisting more in interior reflection than in catechetical instruction, and is intended to purify the minds and hearts of … Continue reading
In “Support Dropping” combox, Gavin wondered (D)oes Todd also support the banning of the Ordinary Form Low Mass as well? My short answer is yes. Though I see the query as a trick question of sorts. A clarification: The Roman … Continue reading
Another post, another chapter. After exhausting the rituals of election and sending to election, we’ll return to 12 sections that detail the season of Lent, known to RCIA folks as the “Period of Purification and Enlightenment.” Three sections on these … Continue reading