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
- No Suffocation
- Mutuae Relationes 44: A Local Bishop’s Authority
- DPPL 234: Celebration of the Eucharist
- On My Bookshelf: A Natural History of the Piano
- Mutuae Relationes 43: Too Tolerant?
- DPPL 233: Problems With A Saint’s Day
- Sex, Gender, and Such
- Mutuae Relationes 41-42: Innovations and Experiments
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Nehemiah 9:1-20, A Psalm of Memory
- Lenten Reflections: Arevakal
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Daily Archives: 16 March 2011
I thought I would see it first at Whispers, but CNS has a small piece on Cardinal Rigali’s first meeting with Philadelphia clergy after the cover-up scandal broke there last month. Archdiocesan media has a fuller report online. Msgr. Joseph … Continue reading
I wanted to share a blind parishioner’s encounter with our new processional crucifix. The pastor related it to me: She heard that there was a new processional crucifix. Probably her husband John described it to her. She asked me if it … Continue reading
Anybody out there use salt for liturgical purposes these days? As I was paging through LTP’s Lent sourcebook, I found this fifth century quote from John the Deacon: The catechumen receives blessed salt also, to signify that just as all … Continue reading
One of the cool things about living in a university town is the occasional fascinating discussion on some of the more obscure topics in the firmament of knowledge. I had written a small piece for the bulletin a few months … Continue reading