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: 13 September 2006
Daphnis stirring things up in the Keeler Gap of Saturn’s rings. Cute, eh? That moon is about four miles across.
I would like to provide an excerpt from the text of the most recent Thursday night meeting between Brother Alois and the young people visting Taizé. First, I should note that there are two responses on the website of Taizé … Continue reading
Sometimes I wonder exactly how helpful posts like this really are. Another favorite sparring partner and I have been tussling on the NLM site the past day or two. I confess the guilty pleasure of discussing things with people of … Continue reading
Pes, a frequent sparring partner in blogodom, asked if I would clarify my essential approach by answering these two questions: What you mean by “progressive”? How is it different from “modernist”? Let me preface my essay by stating that I … Continue reading
Finishing up with deacons, including Vatican II’s hallmark direction to restore the permanent diaconate: At a lower level of the hierarchy are deacons, upon whom hands are imposed “not unto the priesthood, but unto a ministry of service.”(Constitutiones Ecclesiac aegyptiacae, … Continue reading