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
- Has John Allen Jumped The Shark?
- Saint Paul and Max: A Good Mix For Penance?
- 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
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Daily Archives: 24 July 2010
The OCF contains three other “Parts,” as we read in the last paragraph of the General Introduction. Remember that all of our posts so far have covered this General Introduction, which is to the Funeral Rites what the GIRM is … Continue reading
One of the CNS headlines yesterday featured the conservative Italian publication Panorama poking into Rome’s gay night clubs and the response from the diocese of Rome. The Italian Right is seen as unfriendly to the Church, as the aim of … Continue reading
OCF 234 through 342 are devoted to special texts and adaptations for the funerals of children, including infants. This shouldn’t be surprising considering the post-conciliar reforms designed to direct rituals for common practices (Baptism) for children, as well as a … Continue reading