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: 19 March 2006
Loved the new series. My wife had never heard of it. It’s on the SciFi channel Friday nights. Now I have something to look forward to watching on tv.
Liturgy always brings out a vigorous discussion. I do think it’s important to sort out sensible arguments from the flimsy ones. In response to Tony, I think that the post-conciliar Church is likely not to be particularly more feeble in … Continue reading
The current “Life in Christ” column is beautifully written by Archpriest Michel Evdokimov, son of the late theologian Paul Evdokimov, and asks whether we can say that God needs us. In an earlier post, we saw Miroslav Volf drawing on … Continue reading
Father Philip raises a good point in his post below. Like many conservatives, I think he’s mischaracterized the progressive approach to full, conscious and active participation. In my post, I alluded to “conservative problems” with this Vatican II theme, which … Continue reading