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
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Monthly Archives: November 2011
I do miss the frenetic pace of rehearsal and production. I thought I had posted these images, but only on Facebook. Anyway, the cast group image above, the band below. Meanwhile, the current draft of Ruth: The Path of Loyalty … Continue reading
After three Masses, I have to say that chalice comes off as fussy and clunky. It’s the wrong word, pure and simple. As for the orations, they will have to be prepared with more diligence than your usual Pauline pericope. … Continue reading
A few faith communities may have difficulty with the coordination suggestion here: 72. It is fundamentally important that initiatory catechesis for adults, whether baptized or not, initiatory catechesis for children and young people and continuing catechesis are closely linked with … Continue reading
Most often Mass continue with the Penitential Act after the greeting. Note there is a formula for confession, and also an absolution. The 2000 edition was amended with the last sentence of 51a to remind readers that this absolution isn’t … Continue reading
This section highlights six possible ways to continue faith formation in believers. 71. For continuing education in the faith, the ministry of the word uses many forms of catechesis. Among these the following may be highlighted: – The study and … Continue reading
Today we look at two sections under the heading of “Reverence to the Altar and Greeting of the Assembled People.” 49. When they have arrived at the sanctuary, the Priest, the Deacon, and the ministers reverence the altar with a … Continue reading