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 March 2006
MRO will test its powerful camera this week. Here’s a nice single-page graphic.
It’s a fantastic party tune, but I doubt they’ll be dancing to it in LA. I doubt a traditionalist has ever danced to it. Do you know the tune? You should. But I doubt it would pass inspection for liturgy, … Continue reading
Section 32 concludes Chapter 2 of Gaudium et Spes, which was titled “The Community of (Hu)mankind.” If there has been a bias toward the greater social needs in sections 23-32, it was because of the overall thrust of the chapter, … Continue reading
Gaudium et Spes 31 approves of education, social service, and civic involvement. We need great souls, too. Isn’t it the truth? In order for individual(s) to discharge with greater exactness the obligations of their conscience toward themselves and the various … Continue reading
Susan explains her difficulty with a sense of Gaudium et Spes we’ve seen these past several days. Perhaps it’s partly because of my commentary, and partly because of a perception of a social justice sensibility amongst Catholics. Let’s see if … Continue reading