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: 12 February 2007
Okay. One pretty picture before I go to bed tonight. This is a cloud of comets and dust surrounding a white dwarf (I know; it looks red) in the Helix Nebula. Get the story on Space.com.
Five sound principles from the council bishops: The adaptation and renewal of the religious life includes both the constant return to the sources of all Christian life and to the original spirit of the institutes and their adaptation to the … Continue reading
Lent is close at hand. My blogging will continue, at least once or twice a day on the remaining three Vatican II documents till we’re completed. Otherwise, I don’t expect any post records to be set. In fact, I’ve felt … Continue reading
In our long journey through the Vatican II documents, we now turn to the Decree on the Adaptation and Renewal of Religious Life, Perfectae Caritatis (“Of perfect charity”). The long contention of the past forty-some years is that religious, especially women religious, … Continue reading
CONCLUSION In this final section, the council speaks first to students, urging their involvement in the profession/vocation of teaching: The sacred synod earnestly entreats young people themselves to become aware of the importance of the work of education and to … Continue reading