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
- 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?
- Songleader to Choir
- 5,788,902 hits
Daily Archives: 5 February 2012
One of our students accompanied the 7pm Sunday Mass, and I got to spend Supe Sunday with the family for the first time in a few years. The game was entertainment enough for me, though I rather dislike both teams. … Continue reading
We had a homiletic reference to HHS this weekend, but not a homily about it. I thought it was an appropriate balance. My concern is when ideology intrudes on the liturgy. Some observers suggest that any view, any person can … Continue reading
Maybe this is a few days late, but when our associate pastor asked about candles for this past Friday’s blessing of throats, I mentioned those specialized, pretzelized concoctions: And my colleague said, no, just the plain two candles, please. We … Continue reading
How to adapt for a local catechism? The title of this section is footnoted with a reference to a later section: Cf. part IV, chapter 1 (GDC 168-170). Note that the adaptation mentioned below to “age” seems to fit the … Continue reading
GIRM 115-198 covers Mass with the people. Sections 199-251, concelebration. Starting with numbered section 252, we come to section III of GIRM Chapter IV. Here and through the twenty sections that follow, the Church regulates “Mass at Which only One … Continue reading