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.
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This section gives seven “songs” for use in the RCIA. For research on a forthcoming article, I’ve corresponded with a few scholars on these, most notably Msgr Bruce Harbert of ICEL. He noted one was from an inscription at an ancient … Continue reading
These two examples are probably mostly ignored by composers. These New Testament hymns are 1 Peter 1:3-5 and a second based on 1 Timothy 3:16. Praised be the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, a God so merciful and kind! … Continue reading
One acclamation from Psalm 34:6 well-suited for acceptance or welcoming: 5. Come to him and receive his light! And Psalm 34 is designated at the Rite of Acceptance for the processional song after the signing of the senses and before … Continue reading
Four of the acclamations are based on passages from the letter to the Ephesians, a favorite for baptismal and credal theology. 4. There is one God, one Father of all; he is over all, and through all; he lives in … Continue reading
With very little fanfare, RCIA launches into a second appendix of many musical texts, but very little in terms of commentary. Perhaps between you reader and I we can come up with something substantive. RCIA’s Appendix II (the first appendix … Continue reading
The combined initiation of the elect and reception of baptized Christians is pretty common at Easter Vigils across North America. The first rubric in the celebration: 566. Those who will be received into full communion at the Easter Vigil, along … Continue reading