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: 27 February 2006
Gaudium et Spes 21 is a bit lengthy, but bear with it. It capsulizes a wise approach in dealing with atheism and some of the problems often thrown in the face of the Church. In her loyal devotion to God … Continue reading
After I posted on confession and healing, Liam brought up the experiences of some of our brothers and sisters, “among them, the scrupulous, the manic, the addict, the anxious, the depressed and many others.” In some communities of which he … Continue reading
I have to wonder about some of the St. Blogetariat. A bit of a furor over “nakedness” here. Aside from a deceptive post title, “Get naked this Lent with Richard Rohr,” the author seems to have forgotten a classic Pauline … Continue reading
Mimas orbits over Saturn’s night side in this January image from Cassini. Two remarkable things …First is the size of Saturn’s moons in relation to the planet. Mimas is not a giant like our own moon, which ranks number … Continue reading
From my friend Tom. If you take Mardi Gras to extremes, be sure to keep your yoga straight. Better yet, hold off on those asanas till the next day.
According to CNS, Horizons, the newspaper of the Byzantine Ruthenian Eparchy of Parma (Ohio) has opened up its children’s page to children’s input. Rita Basalla, principal of Cleveland’s St. Mary Elementary School: “The hope is that the students will see … Continue reading
A timely topic for the series: under what circumstances would you armchair liturgists permit or encourage the distribution of ashes outside of Mass. I had a specific request by e-mail this morning from a parishioner: I work at (a) hospital. … Continue reading