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: 18 May 2006
Amy has a very thoughtful essay, the best and most coherent thoughts you’ll see on her blog (or anyone else’s for that matter) regarding all things daVinci Code. Skip the commentariat, though; they still don’t get it. After reading her … Continue reading
Pat points out that Joliet’s outgoing bishop requested a replacement with experience to succeed him in leading the US’s 25th largest diocese. Fair enough on the pastoral side, but echoes of Bob Dole and Newt Gingrich* remain with me. Bishop … Continue reading
The movie is heading for bombhood. So where do the critics go from here? “It’s just fiction.” I guess I have to alter my motto a bit. “It’s just a crummy movie.” The KC Star gave it two stars. I … Continue reading
Rhea, three times the size of Enceladus, eclipses the smaller, gushier moon from Cassini’s vantage point. Meanwhile, Orbiter is tough on one of its latest space cadets. I’ve not mastered docking with the lunar orbit station. The best I’ve been … Continue reading
We’ve just completed the “traditional” Catholic May Triduum, First Communion, Confirmation, and parochial school graduation. In some ways, the May schedule in a busy parish surpasses the liturgical Triduum with its own brand of busy. First Communion has been done … Continue reading