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
- 2,788,702 hits
Daily Archives: 16 August 2006
An AP writer speculates a California bishop could face misdemeanor charges for a three-day delay in reporting a sex predator priest. This is from Kim Curtis’ article: State law requires priests and others to report child sexual abuse “immediately or … Continue reading
NPR aired a commentary today by Donna Freitas, religion professor at St. Michael’s College in Vermont. While I paused for the train to pass by, Freitas took a favorable view of Madonna’s cross and crown pose for “Live To Tell.” … Continue reading
No, not the situation in the Catholic Church. And not the situation in the early solar system. The IAU committee has unveiled a brilliant plan to teach school kids that our sun now has twelve planets. Here’s a link, plus … Continue reading
Relying on images of the Gospels and Acts, the Church’s story as a visible reality commences: The mystery of the holy Church is manifest in its very foundation. The Lord Jesus set it on its course by preaching the Good … Continue reading
Amy links a First Things editorial noting the divide between a conservative Catholic approach to war and what the pope’s been saying. Pope Benedict, who spent his formative years in the crucible of war-torn Europe, might know a thing or … Continue reading
Hopefully, nobody takes the title of this post as a sign that Catholic Sensibility has definitively “jumped the shark.” I really believe that the relationship of desert monks and animals can teach us important spiritual lessons about restraint and eschatology. … Continue reading