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: 1 March 2012
Fr Larry Heiman was the first chant musician I ever met. I caught news of his death on PrayTell, a few days after the fact. (Just so little time for surfing when Lent beckons so deliciously.) I spent two happy … Continue reading
What a source of cheer and inspiration the heavens are! Today’s Astronomy Picture of the Day is amazing. Venus captured through filters by a backyard telescope and a video camera. A modest 12-inch scope, plus modern equipment allows home capture … Continue reading
I may have jumped the gun a bit in yesterday’s comments on Part Four. Hear it from the document itself: 165. Attention to the diverse life situations of people (Cf. the General Introduction) moves catechesis to employ many different approaches … Continue reading
Where to place the choir and instruments? 312. The schola cantorum (choir) should be so positioned with respect to the arrangement of each church that its nature may be clearly evident, namely as part of the assembled community of the … Continue reading