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: 21 November 2005
Have you been thinking about yesterday’s Gospel reading? Fr John Paul Heil of the Kenrick-Glennon Seminary has written (see the Journal of the Study of the New Testament 69 ) that Matthew 25:31-46 has a “double meaning in which the … Continue reading
But not forgotten, at least not by Ruth Bertels. A readable five-part series on the Taking Five web site. An excerpt: In the Vatican, Pope John XXIII, was looking for a bishop to fill the vacancy of Vittorio Veneto, and … Continue reading
The section titled, “The Call to All Believers” begins, “God calls. We respond.” Everybody experiences this call. Each person of the Trinity is involved in the initiation of the call. Lumen Gentium 40 describes it: “. . . all Christians … Continue reading
Dignitatis Humanae 2 doesn’t mince words: This Vatican Council declares that the human person has a right to religious freedom. Which means that people “are to be immune from coercion on the part of individuals or of social groups and … Continue reading