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 April 2006
Have I ever mentioned my dream vacation? I probably have. I started working on an itinerary last year. Here’s the first two weeks of seven. Australia & New Zealand Tour Day 1 Fly to Los Angeles, then Sydney Day 2 … Continue reading
Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, which, though a bit slow going at the start, has a deep appeal. The author herself describes it as influenced by Jane Austen and J.R.R. Tolkien (among others). How can you go wrong … Continue reading
Check out some music before it disappears. Last week I mentioned a wonderful work by the British composer Ivan Moody. The Resurrection portion of his Passion takes up the first twenty minutes or so of this week’s Australian sacred music … Continue reading
My bishop adds a sensible voice to the immigration discussion. “We will never forsake the immigrant’s primordial right to peaceably establish a home, to work and provide food, shelter, and the graces of life for their families.” This principle of … Continue reading
I can’t identify the plant from the photo (maybe it’s hyssop), but the pope seems to be using leafy branches tied together with white tape.What kind of aspergillum does your parish use? Which would you prefer? A seminarian friend told … Continue reading