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: 11 May 2006
When I was an undergrad, we did think our university was a bit backwards. The Optics Department announces a breakthrough.Robert Boyd, Professor of Optics at the University of Rochester: Theory predicted that we could send light backwards, but nobody knew … Continue reading
Truly, the English language is vast enough to come up with something more poetic, but it does get the point across: The latest picture from the European Southern Observatory documents a double blast in a warped galaxy that’s been compared … Continue reading
SF author David Brin suggests ID proponents may be opening themselves up for a host of unpleasant alternatives to evolution. In the latest Skeptic. Brin suggests that ID advocates’ self-portrayal — as champions of open debate, standing up to stodgy … Continue reading
Saturnian children have a nightlight during the planet’s long summer. From the Cassini web site: This rare color view of Saturn’s night side shows how the rings dimly illuminate the southern hemisphere, giving it a dull golden glow. Part of … Continue reading
This CARA study would seem to indicate New England Catholics think the problem is with bishops, not clergy. CNS story here.
Gaudium et Spes concludes its look at marriage and family with this section, beginning with a portrait of domestic tranquility: The family is a kind of school of deeper humanity. But if it is to achieve the full flowering of … Continue reading