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.
Vatican II pages
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Daily Archives: 5 April 2006
Planets might form around pulsars. MIT’s Deepto Chakrabarty: “What’s remarkable here is this process of planet formation, which we associate with the birth of stars, seems to also be able to occur at the end of the stellar lifetime, sort … Continue reading
Sometimes, a scientist goes to where no one should go. Okay, fine. So tell me what Chauncey Gardner used on that lake. And as his theory of Jesus’ walk on ice began to circulate, (Professor Doron Nof, a professor of … Continue reading
So … when would you start your Easter Vigil, if you were sitting in the Big Chair. The liturgical consensus is after “astronomical” dusk, which is approximately 45 minutes after sunset. Here in the Barbecue City, that would be 8:24PM … Continue reading
Atticus – yes Caspian – prince or not, no Cleer – yes Cynthia – I was surprised it wasn’t, but it’s not on the list I saw Heather – no Heron – yes Herve – de plane, de plane, yes … Continue reading
An earlier post quoted Fr Robert Taft, SJ on “the deep human value of asceticism: openness to others is the beginning of growth, and death to self is the condition of that openness.” Fasting and our other spiritual disciplines are … Continue reading