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
- No Suffocation
- Mutuae Relationes 44: A Local Bishop’s Authority
- DPPL 234: Celebration of the Eucharist
- On My Bookshelf: A Natural History of the Piano
- Mutuae Relationes 43: Too Tolerant?
- DPPL 233: Problems With A Saint’s Day
- Sex, Gender, and Such
- Mutuae Relationes 41-42: Innovations and Experiments
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Nehemiah 9:1-20, A Psalm of Memory
- Lenten Reflections: Arevakal
- 4,505,712 hits
Monthly Archives: January 2012
Did you know the Catechism has a literary genre? We continue our examination of the Catechism (GDC 119-136) with a description of the kind of book we are talking about. 124. It is important to understand the literary genre of … Continue reading
Numbered sections 199 through 251 treat concelebrated Mass, the form of liturgy in which two or more priests serve the community in a ritual role. These occasions involve a number of particulars for the clergy. But here are the very … Continue reading
Let’s discuss under the banner of “The inspiration of the Catechism of the Catholic Church: trinitarian christocentricity and the nobility of the vocation of the human person.” 123. The axis of the Catechism of the Catholic Church is Jesus Christ, … Continue reading
Opening Prayer Glory Be … Scripture The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the decrees of the Lord are sure, making wise the simple; the precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of … Continue reading
Five brief sections cover the Introductory Rites (194-195) and the Liturgy of the Word (196-198): 194. In the procession to the altar, in the absence of a Deacon, the reader, wearing approved attire, may carry the Book of the Gospels, … Continue reading
This section is titled, “Structure of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.” If you know your catechism well, this will be old news. 122. The Catechism of the Catholic Church is structured around four fundamental dimensions of the Christian life: … Continue reading