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
- DPPL 235: The Litany of the Saints
- No Suffocation
- Mutuae Relationes 44: A Local Bishop’s Authority
- DPPL 234: Celebration of the Eucharist
- On My Bookshelf: A Natural History of the Piano
- Mutuae Relationes 43: Too Tolerant?
- DPPL 233: Problems With A Saint’s Day
- Sex, Gender, and Such
- Mutuae Relationes 41-42: Innovations and Experiments
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Nehemiah 9:1-20, A Psalm of Memory
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Category Archives: Inter Mirifica
Before we got into the series on Inter Mirifica (see sidebar for the complete set of posts) I noted Zenit’s publication of this talk by Archbishop John Foley on use of the media. Foley was speaking to new bishops last … Continue reading
As for the rest, this sacred Synod is confident that its issuance of these instructions and norms will be gladly accepted and religiously kept by all the Church’s children. By using these helps they will experience no harm and, like … Continue reading
The final two sections of Inter Mirifica comprise an “Appendix.” So that the general principles and norms of this sacred Synod with respect to the media of social communications may be put into effect, by the express will of the … Continue reading
We’re heading into the home stretch of Inter Mirifica — only two more sections to go after this post. The council bishops counsel broad cooperation across borders to ensure the principles of morality, openness to the Gospel, and other aspects already discussed in the … Continue reading
National conferences are pretty much passe for both the curia and conservative Catholics these days, but it didn’t prevent the suggestion that national scale efforts might be needed: Since an effective apostolate on a national scale calls for unity of planning … Continue reading
The role of bishops is defined: It will be the task of the Bishops, however, to watch over such works and undertakings in their own dioceses, to promote them and, as far as the public apostolate is concerned, to guide … Continue reading