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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Daily Archives: 14 November 2005
NA 5 concludes the decree: We cannot truly call on God, the Father of all, if we refuse to treat in a brotherly way any man, created as he is in the image of God. Man’s relation to God the … Continue reading
Addressing the spiritual bond between Christians and Jews … Thus the Church of Christ acknowledges that, according to God’s saving design, the beginnings of her faith and her election are found already among the Patriarchs, Moses and the prophets. She … Continue reading
Some of you probably kept up with news coverage of the recent “Global South” international Anglican conference that just met in Egypt. During the conference, some questions were put to the Anglican primate, Archbishop Rowan Williams. Archbishop Williams was finally … Continue reading
USCCB meetings are growing more and more secretive, despite an official policy to be open to the laity and the press. They’re afraid of ugly confrontations, perhaps. It still sends a bad message, no matter how tidily preemptive they see … Continue reading
Affirmation for the followers of Islam: They adore the one God, living and subsisting in Himself; merciful and all-powerful, the Creator of heaven and earth, who has spoken to men; they take pains to submit wholeheartedly to even His inscrutable … Continue reading