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.
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Daily Archives: 6 March 2012
The GDC starts out age-appropriate catechesis with a look at adults (172-176). Some may be surprised, but I agree with the Church: this is where it needs to start. Titling these five sections, “The catechesis of adults,” the floowing note … Continue reading
This portion is fairly similar to the 1975 GIRM. Many vessels for Communion are made of substances other than precious metals. My sense is that many Catholics perceive that other metals, glass, crystal, or ceramics avoid the appearance of being ostentacious. … Continue reading