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
- DPPL 105: The Spirit of Advent
- The Synod Fathers Speak 8: Charity
- DPPL 104: The Crib
- What Does It Mean To Be A Christian?
- The Synod Fathers Speak 7: The Domestic Church
- Music From Jordi Savall
- The Synod Fathers Speak 6: Generativity
- Theology of the Body Stands at the Door, Knocks
- DPPL 103: The Christmas Novena
- The Synod Fathers Speak 5: Path and Miracle
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Monthly Archives: September 2006
This Sunday’s Credo column in the Times is written by Monsignor Roderick Strange, Rector of the Pontifical Beda College in Rome. It concerns a very difficult line in the Letter of James, “You do not possess because you do not … Continue reading
According to St Paul, this Scriptural image tells us a lot about the relationship between Christ and his Church. In Ephesians 5:21-33, the apostle begins with a teaching about a loving order within a Christian household, but in … Continue reading
Vatican II on saints: a bit of history beginning with martyrs, then working to the veneration of religious, then folks who were just plain good role models. Fully conscious of this communion of the whole Mystical Body of Jesus Christ, … Continue reading
What the Church teaches on the role of and our relationship with the dead: Until the Lord shall come in His majesty, and all the angels with Him (Cf. Mt. 25, 31.) and death being destroyed, all things are subject … Continue reading
If you are one of our scores of new visitors these past few days, welcome. The comment boxes here are polite and peaceable, though the undercurrent of feelings, thought, and prayer is fervent and devoted. One might think after nearly … Continue reading
Lumen Gentium Chapter VII leads off: THE ESCHATOLOGICAL NATURE OF THE PILGRIM CHURCH AND ITS UNION WITH THE CHURCH IN HEAVEN The Church, to which we are all called in Christ Jesus, and in which we acquire sanctity through the … Continue reading