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: 14 July 2006
This is the end of a statement delivered by the Maronite Patriarch, Nasrallah Peter Cardinal Sfeir, at a press conference in Massachusetts yesterday. He had just concluded a visit to the United States. According to Google, it has not been … Continue reading
I don’t really have the time, or especially, the energy to blog much about Middle East developments. I’ll repeat the reality of the slippery slope from legitimate defense to retaliation against unjust or unfair attack to pre-emptive strike to save … Continue reading
I would like to briefly redirect your attention to the very profound excerpt from Dei Verbum that Todd posted last night, especially the phrase “obedience of faith,” taken from St Paul’s Letter to the Romans (Rom 16:26 and also 1:5). … Continue reading
Elsewhere in the solar system, the New Horizons probe to Pluto is on target and operating well. The latest mission report describes a passing encounter with an asteroid, the naming of Pluto’s newly discovered moons (Nix and Hydra–the fainter dots … Continue reading
The Voyager probes sent back sublime images of formerly hidden details. The enormous advantage of the Cassini probe is that it’s an orbiter. It’s able to return again and again to view the planet, rings, and moon, permitting scientists to … Continue reading
My brother’s friend passed on these pics from my favorite evening of vacation: when the two of us and my nephew went out in the boat. Unlike the first day of sailing, when the air was dead calm, we actually … Continue reading