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: 17 August 2006
There’s been a bit of discussion here and there about this principle. Let’s get a few things clear: – Al Gore did not invent it, and neither did post-Vatican II liturgy types. But the latter people have promoted it for … Continue reading
Liam asked about available names for celestial bodies. The IAU, of 12-planet proposal fame, has set up these conventions among others, for the naming of extra-terrestrial objects: (Wikipedia sums it up here.) A few hundred bright stars have Arabic names. … Continue reading
The kingdom of God is described metaphorically, say the council bishops. Let me suggest that the various metaphors are not intended to be used to defeat arguments for women’s ordination, for democratic philosophies within religious orders or parishes, or even … Continue reading