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
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Daily Archives: 21 November 2006
A reprint from the publication Ad Astra appeared today on the site SPACE.com which details some of the dissatisfaction over the demotion of Pluto from planethood at this past summer’s IAU meeting. This puppy remains as controversial as the pro … Continue reading
The council bishops adopt an optimistic approach. The ritual life of the Church is grounded in Christ, in the Paschal Mystery. From this, material objects can assist people inclined to the spiritual, to the holy. Thus, for well-disposed members of … Continue reading
A brief but important description of those physical manifestations of ritual that never made it into the “S”acraments: Holy Mother Church has, moreover, instituted sacramentals. These are sacred signs which bear a resemblance to the sacraments: they signify effects, particularly … Continue reading