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
- The Armchair Liturgist: Cuing Passion Responses
- DPPL 259: Modern Aversion to Death
- Contrition and Delay
- DPPL 258: Matters to Avoid Concerning Death
- Heroic Priesthood Redux
- DPPL 257: The Paschal Meaning of Death
- Lenten Reflections: No Secrets, and a Mission
- DPPL 256: The Memorial of the Dead in Popular Piety
- The Conflicts of Columbus
Joyce Donahue on The Armchair Liturgist: Cuing… Liam on The Armchair Liturgist: Cuing… Todd on The Armchair Liturgist: Cuing… Liam on The Armchair Liturgist: Cuing… Todd on The Armchair Liturgist: Cuing… Liam on The Armchair Liturgist: Cuing… Recruiting | Catholi… on I Will Follow Liam on The Armchair Liturgist: Cuing… The Armchair Liturgi… on Truly The Son of God Dick Martin on Open Thread On Born Again
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Category Archives: Church News
Check the Pope Francis image snapped for Twitter. Which book is he holding?
David Gibson at RNS reports on the German bishop who went from $20,000 bathtubs to writing catechisms in a Vatican office. Some also felt that Tebartz-van Elst had been targeted because he was more conservative than his predecessor in Limburg. … Continue reading
One subset of priests I’ve known over the years have been musicians/never-pastors. In one parish I served, a semi-retired navy veteran who was a fine organist had regular liturgical duties. He preached once a month. He accompanied the choir every … Continue reading
Great stuff from Friday. On Penance: There is no sin which He won’t pardon. He forgives everything. ‘But father, I don’t go to confession because I have committed so many really bad sins, so many that I can’t be pardoned.’ … Continue reading
PrayTell posts video of the Holy Father moving off the altar platform and giving peace to sisters in wheelchairs. Lots of hand-wringing in the commentariat there, and I’d expect a more vigorous and catty dissent on other websites. Some observations: … Continue reading
The bishops of Kenya: what to think? They accuse WHO and UNICEF of population control, and their case is widely acknowledged to be weak at best, and likely non-existent. Have they been duped by pseudo-science, inexperience, ignorance, or the blogosphere? … Continue reading
It was whispered that Pope Francis is considering adding 20 voting cardinals. I can see the spinning that might follow from that. On the other hand, at one point no cardinals selected the pope. Things change, right?