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
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Daily Archives: 2 December 2011
The advent of the annual War on Christmas: the Rhode Island front. Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin bears the standard against the dreaded “Holiday Tree”: It is sad that such a secular spirit has swept over our state. The governor’s decision … Continue reading
My friends know I enjoy early music. I really appreciate small ensembles. This YouTube video features about a half hour of the fine musician Jordi Savall. If I were younger, I would covet a viola da gamba. Remarkably versatile instrument. … Continue reading
Jimmy Mac sent me the link to this piece from the Irish Independent. What a title: “Vatican’s finest can’t bridge deep schism.” A promising ecclesiastical dream team, no doubt. But it brings to mind another famous five that enjoyed a … Continue reading
I first found this yesterday at PrayTell and I see another report, with translation, is available at NCR. At the first site the usual codependent protestations emerged from the GLB’s and GLG’s: … these kinds of reform movements eventually end … Continue reading
A rare section without footnotes. We might deduce this piece is original material from the curia: 75. The life and faith of students who receive religious instruction in school are characterized by continuous change. Religious instruction should be cognizant of … Continue reading
Section B of GIRM chapter II covers numbered sections 55-71. For the next two weeks, we’ll examine the Liturgy of the Word. 55. The main part of the Liturgy of the Word is made up of the readings from Sacred … Continue reading