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: 12 October 2006
I was up in Omaha yesterday giving a breakout session for these folks. A colleague wished I had been there for the previous evening’s liturgy. He said something along the lines of putting to task my “usual blend of … Continue reading
Hopefully both. There’s a nifty little drama in this Sunday’s Gospel. I’ve had the rare chance to break this open twice this week. It will be interesting to see how our parish’s homilists treat it: As he was setting out … Continue reading
Thanks to some orbital tweaking, Cassini recently spent twelve hours in Saturn’s shadow investigating back-lit rings, discovering a thing or two. They posted a very beautiful composite of 165 images here, enhanced somewhat to bring out details.
Mary as a “type of the Church.” Anybody want to tackle that? By reason of the gift and role of divine maternity, by which she is united with her Son, the Redeemer, and with His singular graces and functions, the … Continue reading
In our site’s 2,000th post today we continue reading the relationship of Mary with believers: This maternity of Mary in the order of grace began with the consent which she gave in faith at the Annunciation and which she sustained … Continue reading