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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Category Archives: Eucharisticum Mysterium
We reach the end of the instruction Eucharisticum Mysterium with Part III, section 6. I had it already written up, and if you’re tired of reading about my cats of my thoughts on the mp, let’s finish this off: 67. … Continue reading
Would you believe we’ve already arrived at the penultimate post on Eucharisticum Mysterium? Let’s delve into five sections that outline some principles for exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: 62. For brief exposition, the ciborium or monstrance should be placed on … Continue reading
Part 3, section 5 begins: 60. Exposition of the blessed sacrament, either in a ciborium or a monstrance, draws the faithful to an awareness of the sublime presence of Christ and invites them to inner communion with him. Therefore, it … Continue reading
This is topical for us here in Kansas City as Bishop Finn has converted a regional spiritual attraction in the city of Saint Joseph to a diocesan-wide event. 59. In processions in which the eucharist is carried through the streets … Continue reading
58. Devotion, both private and public, toward the sacrament of the altar even outside Mass that conforms to the norms laid down by lawful authority and in the present Instruction is strongly advocated by the Church, since the eucharistic sacrifice … Continue reading
The Consilium reviews the ways in which Christ is present liturgically and how this relates to the reserved Eucharist: 55. In the celebration of Mass the principal modes of Christ’s presence to his Church [See no. 9 of this Instruction.] … Continue reading
The following sections were the source of the post-conciliar development often troubling to lay people, bishops, and others: the placement of the tabernacle and the location for devotional prayer. First rule, no problem: only one per church. 52. Where the … Continue reading