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: 17 February 2006
We’ve already discussed the fear of death and the need, as one elder put it, to “stand where Christ was crucified,” trusting that Christ has already trampled death by his death, freeing us from its slavery. This requires nothing less … Continue reading
Usually when ice melts, it’s getting warmer. If Greenland is getting snowier, we have a balance. Maybe. What I’d be worried about (more than Muslims or cultural relativists if I were a European) is the addition of large amounts of … Continue reading
Cardinal Francis Arinze, head of the curial congregation responsible for liturgy, is not having a good week with neo-orthodox nitpickers. Rock provides this photo of him committing that most heinous of liturgical abuses … wearing the stole on the outside … Continue reading
CNS picks up the faith angle on another Catholic Olympian, Carolyn Treacy of the women’s biathlon (skiing plus shooting). CNS reports: Carolyn Treacy, the so-called underdog biathlete, found the needed calm and inner strength to make the XX Olympic Winter … Continue reading
Pope Benedict has continued his predecessor’s reflections on psalms and biblical canticles begun five years ago. If you’re interested in a look back, the Zenit archives have them all. Speaking on the Magnificat (Luke 1:46-55) the pope says: It is … Continue reading
Zenit has an interview. I found this tidbit interesting: It stemmed from the results of this congregation’s examination of the way in which the Neocatechumenal Way has celebrated holy Mass for many years, as, following the approval of the statutes … Continue reading