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: 26 December 2006
Our diocese has a tradition. My parish hosts the Serra Club’s annual seminarian appreciation Mass and dinner on the evening of December 26th. It has been so, I am told, since our prior bishop instituted the practice while the clergy-in-training were … Continue reading
I had a marvelous time this past weekend, despite being a little fatigued from the flu. I feel so much better today. Perhaps it was Adventitis. Originally, we were looking at thirteen Masses in 45 hours. Which seems rather extreme. … Continue reading
A number of years ago, LTP began to promote this suggestion for parishes: The twenty-fifth day of December. In the five thousand one hundred and ninety-ninth year of the creation of the world from the time when God in the … Continue reading
Brigid had asked for an armchair liturgist spot on Advent wreath. I thought I had done that last year. But as it turns out, I didn’t. This feature isn’t quite a year old, only going back to January 2006. So … Continue reading
Scientists find a ring of gas around a white dwarf in the constellation Virgo. Don’t go thinking it’s an opportunity for explorers to get high or anything; this ring contains iron and other metals in gaseous state. Pretty hot. And … Continue reading
The wordpress Catholic Sensibility reached a new high of 589 visits a week ago today. But I see you readers have given us six consecutive days of reduced views. Good for you. You show yourself to be people of moderation … Continue reading
This is a bit that has gotten some accused of iconoclasm: The practice of placing sacred images in churches so that they may be venerated by the faithful is to be maintained. Nevertheless their number should be moderate and their … Continue reading