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
- DPPL 105: The Spirit of Advent
- The Synod Fathers Speak 8: Charity
- DPPL 104: The Crib
- What Does It Mean To Be A Christian?
- The Synod Fathers Speak 7: The Domestic Church
- Music From Jordi Savall
- The Synod Fathers Speak 6: Generativity
- Theology of the Body Stands at the Door, Knocks
- DPPL 103: The Christmas Novena
- The Synod Fathers Speak 5: Path and Miracle
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Monthly Archives: July 2006
Bishop Rowell’s recent “Credo” column, excerpted below, was meant to describe a “meaningful pattern of prayer” in response to the skeptic’s question: “But is prayer only a matter of last resort, a cry of desperation or dereliction?” In this post, … Continue reading
Geoffrey Rowell, the Anglican Bishop of Gibraltar, writes this week’s “Credo” column in the Times. As usual, it is very much worth reading. I’ll provide a couple excerpts below: But is prayer only a matter of last resort, a cry … Continue reading
This section opens out with the hallmark Vatican II statement on the Bible: Easy access to Sacred Scripture should be provided for all the Christian faithful. That is why the Church from the very beginning accepted as her own that … Continue reading
Now the council bishops turn to a final chapter, “Sacred Scripture In The Life Of The Church.” Let’s read it: The Church has always venerated the divine Scriptures just as she venerates the body of the Lord, since, especially in … Continue reading
Well, Shawn and I have a few. “If I read you correctly, to you, Church documents and decrees are mere ‘starting points.’ This says something. And yet you then try to claim that it is I whom is over-inflating his … Continue reading
I sort of called him out, so I’m glad Shawn responded on that thread below about my standing challenge to pick a topic, focus it, and have a two-sided chat about it on some kind of amicable level. Shawn wrote, … Continue reading