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: 1 January 2007
Today’s Lectionary readings contain two Old Testament pericopes of blessing. Through Moses (numbers 6:24-26), God tells Aaron to bless the people thus: The Lord bless you and keep you! The Lord let his face shine upon you, and be gracious … Continue reading
The third of the NALR series was published in 1982. We find a higher percentage of Scripture-based songs, 74 out of 102, than either previous volume, a reversal of the unfortunate trend of volume 2. It is possibly one of … Continue reading
Years after they were expected to fade and fail, the Mars Rovers get some updated computer files. One of the new capabilities enables spacecraft to examine images and recognize certain types of features. It is based on software developed for … Continue reading
We move into the second section of Orientalium Ecclesiarum, one entitled, “Preservation Of The Spiritual Heritage Of The Eastern Churches.” First off, a note about governance, which is equally a right and a duty: History, tradition and abundant ecclesiastical institutions … Continue reading