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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Category Archives: HCWEOM
We come to the end of our examination of Holy Communion and the Worship of the Eucharist Outside Mass. It’s an overlooked rite, relatively speaking, for the common practice of distributing Communion outside of Mass, not to mention Eucharistic worship. … Continue reading
The rite gives a selection of hymnody for Benediction: 4. HYMNS At benediction, which concludes the service of adoration, especially the short form, singing may be confined to the last part, beginning with the words: Tantum ergo. 192. Pange, lingua, … Continue reading
Chapter IV of the HCWEOM conclude the document. Seven Old Testament readings, ten NT passages, eight psalms, five alleluia verses (including John 6:57 in “voice of God”) and eleven Gospel readings are given as possibilities for Communion outside of Mass … Continue reading
Any readers ever attended a Eucharistic Congress? It sounds downright democratic, doesn’t it? Dioceses hold them every so often. Boston just had one and Atlanta’s is coming up next month. Next month Québec City hosts the 49th international congress. Anyway, … Continue reading
These four sections give the rubrics for a Eucharistic Procession. There is no “black” really, just walking, praying, singing, and readings. 105. The priest who carries the blessed sacrament may wear the vestments used for the celebration of Mass if … Continue reading
Eucharistic processions have an honored history in Catholicism. Note the emphasis here on singing: 101. In processions in which the eucharist is carried through the streets solemnly with singing, the Christian people give public witness to faith and to their … Continue reading