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
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Daily Archives: 2 June 2005
Picture of the day on the Cassini web site. Back in 1979 when Pioneer 11 was aimed to Saturn from its Jupiter encounter earlier in the decade, there was talk of sending the probe through the Cassini division, but as … Continue reading
Three things to start off the day: Check out the main page of Una Voce, an organization devoted to the Tridentine Mass. Look carefully at the picture. Why are the lay people facing the south transcept instead of the altar? … Continue reading
(P)riests, while engaging in prayer and adoration, or preaching the word, or offering the Eucharistic Sacrifice and administering the other sacraments, or performing other works of the ministry for (people), devote all this energy to the increase of the glory … Continue reading
Talking about the priesthood of the baptized without the qualifier: The same Lord, however, has established ministers among his faithful to unite them together in one body in which, “not all the members have the same function.” These ministers in … Continue reading
Presbyterorum Ordinis, the decree on the Ministry and Life of Priests, was promulgated at the fourth and final session of Vatican II. It’s probably as good a place as any to start a lay person’s assessment of the Catholic priesthood. … Continue reading