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
Liam on Apple or Pumpkin? Devin Rice on Apple or Pumpkin? Liam on Songleader to Choir Liam on Apple or Pumpkin? Liam on Apple or Pumpkin? Liam on The Warm-Up Liam on The Warm-Up Liam on Acclamation or Call/Response? Jim McCrea on Acclamation or Call/Response? Mary on The Coming Mercy
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Daily Archives: 17 May 2011
An Italian diocese wants to raise the confirmation age from 12 to 18. That’s a pretty big leap–no hermeneutic of continuity for Bishop Karl Golser. That plan has attracted notice from the CDWDS. They want a delay. How did this … Continue reading
Bishop R. Daniel Conlon continues in a long line of bishops practicing serial marriage a most modernist approach to the episcopacy. By the numbers: Steubenville, population 18,659 Joliet, population 147,433 Steubenville diocese 40,411 Catholics out of 513,734 people. Joliet diocese, … Continue reading
Frequent commenter Jimmy Mac sent me a bunch of images of his parish’s Holy Week. This is from Palm Sunday: There are a lot of aspects I like about this: a generous use of wood, the seating pattern, excellent lighting, … Continue reading
A lot of keyboards were clicking the past day or two about Cardinal Kurt Koch’s remarks on reform2. I’m less than moved about it all. First, consider the source: another non-liturgical cardinal, albeit in a non-liturgical office. Two, they still … Continue reading
Rather than some comfortable concept like organic development, the real fruit of Vatican II is a recovered sense of the Paschal Mystery: 24. Since the church is the fruit of Christ’s sacrifice, the liturgy is always the celebration of the … Continue reading