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 July 2006
The color images from the Cassini page are close approximations of what the human eye would see in the Saturnian neighborhood. The spacecraft can detect radiation at certain wavelengths in order to see details an ordinary camera would miss. Certain … Continue reading
We’re getting close to the end with Gaudium et Spes 88, we read first of the danger of scandal from wealthy Christian nations neglecting the basic duty of charity: Christians should cooperate willingly and wholeheartedly in establishing an international order that includes … Continue reading
Being the day after the Fourth of July, it would seem to be a good thing to think about the relationship between religion and politics. This is, needless to say, an enormously complicated (and delicate) topic, so I would like … Continue reading
Hopefully your fourth was filled with good American fare: fireworks, potato salad, perhaps even some baseball and apple pie. As we lumber to a finish in our six-month look at Gaudium et Spes, I wanted to let you know we’ll … Continue reading
Gaudium et Spes treats concerns about population pressure. First, the bishops acknowledge the reality of concern with overpopulation: International cooperation is needed today especially for those peoples who, besides facing so many other difficulties, likewise undergo pressures due to a … Continue reading