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: 28 August 2006
After this piece, I’m all caught up on my Lumen Gentium post-a-day commitment. Scintillating excitement tonight on the evangelization front: As the Son was sent by the Father,(Cf. Jn. 20, 21) so He too sent the Apostles, saying: “Go, therefore, … Continue reading
Non-Christians get a look by the council bishops, starting with Judaism: Finally, those who have not yet received the Gospel are related in various ways to the people of God.(Cfr. S. Thomas, Summa Theol. III, q. 8, a. 3, ad … Continue reading
Eyewitness account of Father Reginald Foster, the papal Latinist and tireless promoter of the language of Rome, and his speaking engagement at Notre Dame. On one topic the Catholic Right wished he had left alone: At some person’s request, however, … Continue reading
Last year, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Austria butchered a public handling of evolution. Scientist Kenneth Miller is able to recognize good theology and bad science and succinctly captures the cardinal’s problem here. This year, his position is more sensible and … Continue reading
Somebody from my hometown got the published question of the week in Zenit’s Liturgy Q&A feature. I’m curious about which parish this might be, but here’s the query: It is my understanding that the choir should be located where visible … Continue reading
So what did you hear this weekend? Anything on submission? The Pontifical Household Preacher, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, had some reflections on it: Reading Paul’s words with modern eyes, one immediately sees a difficulty. Paul recommends to husband that they … Continue reading