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
Atheist Max on Churches For Sale–Cheap! H on Churches For Sale–Cheap! Randolph Nichols on Apple or Pumpkin? Hillary on The Coming Mercy Liam on Apple or Pumpkin? Devin Rice on Apple or Pumpkin? Liam on Songleader to Choir Liam on Apple or Pumpkin? Liam on Apple or Pumpkin? Liam on The Warm-Up
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Monthly Archives: September 2012
We’ll take four sections to discuss the most important week of the Christian year before returning to various secondary appointments in a church. § 81 § Passion (Palm) Sunday marks the final movement of the Lenten season toward the Triduum. … Continue reading
Building inspectors have advised us not to hold Sunday worship in the church this weekend. I’ve been busy exploring alternate venues that accommodate our many students who do not have access to transportation to get them very far off campus … Continue reading
A careful aside in Paul VI’s narrative, which seems to go without saying: 37. The Church cannot accept violence, especially the force of arms- which is uncontrollable once it is let loose- and indiscriminate death as the path to liberation, … Continue reading
While I was getting ready for bed, my phone fielded a v-mail about a small fire in the upper walkway at my parish. Building closed all day. The fire was quite limited, and nobody was harmed or injured. There seems … Continue reading
Housing the tabernacle in the sanctuary is a viable option, and many bishops prescribe it regardless of the size of the church. § 79 § A special area can be designed within the sanctuary. Careful planning is needed so that … Continue reading
A few times in the past few weeks, I’ve noticed a few internet essays about how many people will be saved. Hell has to be real, according to some, or nothing eschatological has real meaning. I suppose I can relate: … Continue reading
Two closely related sections that spell out succinctly the Church’s approach to the intersection of liberation and evangelization: 33. With regard to the liberation which evangelization proclaims and strives to put into practice one should rather say this: – it cannot … Continue reading