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.
Vatican II pages
Liam on Singing During The Communion… Todd on Singing During The Communion… charlesincenca on Singing During The Communion… Todd on To Praise the Dead or To Pray… Dick Martin on To Praise the Dead or To Pray… Liam on Trillions Dick Martin on To Praise the Dead or To Pray… charlesincenca on Funeral Prayers John Donaghy on In Paradisum Jen on In Paradisum
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Category Archives: Inter Mirifica
Moreover, that the varied apostolates of the Church with respect to the media of social communication may be strengthened effectively, each year in every diocese of the world, by the determination of the Bishops, there should be celebrated a day … Continue reading
The bishops are critical–and maybe this is a bit surprising–of the passivity in face of the explosion of media options. With the advent of YouTube and other computer innovations, would they be writing as strongly today? It is quite unbecoming for the … Continue reading
Since the proper use of the media of social communications which are available to audiences of different cultural backgrounds and ages, calls for instruction proper to their needs, programs which are suitable for the purpose-especially where they are designed for … Continue reading
To provide for the needs just set forth, priests, religious and lay(people) who are equipped with the proper skills for adapting these media to the objectives of the apostolate should be appointed promptly. How many dioceses have such persons in … Continue reading
Some old media are mentioned, starting with print: First, a good press should be fostered. To instill a fully Christian spirit into readers, a truly Catholic press should be set up and encouraged. Such a press-whether immediately fostered and directed … Continue reading
Now for the second and final chapter of Inter Mirifica, “On The Pastoral Activity Of The Church” All the children of the Church should join, without delay and with the greatest effort in a common work to make effective use … Continue reading