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
- The War On The War On Christmas
- Laudato Si 170: Costs Passed to the Poor
- Laudato Si 169: Delays On Climate Change
- On Long-Winded Prayers
- Laudato Si 168: Conventions
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Psalm 27: 1, 4, 7-10, 13-14
- Laudato Si 167: Rio in 1992
- Simple Gifts
- Laudato Si 166: Popular Movements
- Apple or Pumpkin?
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Daily Archives: 8 September 2011
My colleagues in nearby Waterloo, Iowa, sent me a reflection for the coming anniversary. While I’m feeling a bit cynical about the whole deal from a political view, I do love Psalm 3 and Pope Benedict is no doubt a … Continue reading
One of my favorite tunes in By Flowing Waters is the Sanctus “in the Ambrosian style,” #609. It is just wonderful. Paul Ford told me the original is #46 in the Graduale Simplex. I would prefer using this chant over the Sanctus … Continue reading
Lastly in our tour of liturgical texts, “The ‘Praenotanda’ and the texts of a rubrical or juridical nature.” Let’s read two sections today: 66. All parts of the various liturgical books are to be translated in the same order in … Continue reading
To their credit, some notable conservative commentators (like here, for example) have held their nose and turned their opposable digit toward the ground on the GOP applause for capital punishment. It will be interesting to see how the American Republibishops … Continue reading