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
Dick Martin on To Praise the Dead or To Pray… charlesincenca on Funeral Prayers John Donaghy on In Paradisum Jen on In Paradisum Liam on In Paradisum Liam on What Pope Francis Intends On A… FrMichael on What Pope Francis Intends On A… Dick Martin on Funeral Prayers NorDog on Boycott Todd on Boycott
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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