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
Jim McCrea on A Benedict Man? Liam on DPPL 8: The Term “Devoti… Jen on Revolution? FrMichael on Wedding Extras emmasrandomthoughts on A Benedict Man? Fred on Wedding Extras Liam on Pope Francis on Creativity… emmasrandomthoughts on Revolution? Devin on Adventures in Second Marr… Donna Webb on Funeral Lectionary: Wisdom…
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Daily Archives: 4 October 2005
Anita acquired the dvd of Monty Python and the Holy Grail last week. One scene erupts in my mind, as I read the varied conservative outcry about the Miers nomination. As difficult as it might be for peasants to fathom … Continue reading
Rock is the man of the hour for your up-to-date synod stuff. So go there. He reports this gem from Father Mark Francis, Superior General of the Viatorians. That’s as in not victorian. Read: If the synod is to have … Continue reading
It’s on the agenda, seemingly. Zenit touches on it. You can get a bit more from the Italian news agency ANSA: Monsignor Pierre Antoine Paulo, bishop of Haiti, said that “under certain conditions” the Catholic Church allowed communion to be … Continue reading
Zenit reported briefly on the question of ordaining married men to the priesthood. Cardinal Scola of Venice shot down the idea quickly, citing the tired old arguments. “The cardinal considered it superfluous to reiterate “the profound theological motives which have … Continue reading
I noticed the Lectionary for Masses with Children is on the docket for the USCCB meeting next month. This passed under my radar; anybody know what’s up with it, other than the provisional okay granted by the CDWDS in ’92? … Continue reading
A thoughtful post on Hallowed Ground got me to thinking. Many of my family members served in the military in previous generations. I have a step-niece and maybe some distant cousins serving today. I’ve known many military folks and their … Continue reading
The lay apostolate par excellence: … the effort to infuse a Christian spirit into the mentality, customs, laws, and structures of the community in which one lives, is so much the duty and responsibility of the laity that it can … Continue reading