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: 2 February 2006
The feast makes for a good reflection on Luke 2:29-32, the littlest of the gospel canticles. NAB here: Now, Master, you may let your servant go in peace, according to your word, for my eyes have seen your salvation, which … Continue reading
Eros is thus supremely ennobled, yet at the same time it is so purified as to become one with agape. We can thus see how the reception of the Song of Songs in the canon of sacred Scripture was soon … Continue reading
A surprisingly decent piece in Adoremus this month: Church Buildings — Monuments with Mixed Messages. Sadly there are not many people conveying such enthusiasm over modern church buildings. Though some spaces may be nice, practical, and comfortable, our contemporary church … Continue reading
They’re light enough to float on water, so by definition, they’re comets, not stony asteroids. UC-Berkeley astronomers found a pair orbiting each other in one of Jupiter’s Trojan points and were able to determine the bodies had a density lower … Continue reading
Well, it might have a ring–we can’t tell from nine billion miles away. But the name’s no good. Mike Brown, a Cal Tech co-discoverer said: It can’t get an official name until it has an official status and right now … Continue reading
Zenit reports Fr Frank Pavone is happy with Alito: Priests for Life is grateful to the voters who, in the elections of 2004, were motivated by the desire to change the Supreme Court, particularly on the way it rules regarding … Continue reading
Isn’t it? Bush had a speech in Washington and not on the road somewhere? State of the Union? See how apolitical I’ve become? I heard he spoke about lessening dependence on foreign oil, and what pops into everybody’s head is … Continue reading