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: 10 March 2007
As for the rest, this sacred Synod is confident that its issuance of these instructions and norms will be gladly accepted and religiously kept by all the Church’s children. By using these helps they will experience no harm and, like … Continue reading
Amy links to Mere Comments which reproduced this article on adoption. Lots of good things are said on those sites, and some things are written which miss the point quite badly. “Infertile couples could develop an idolatry of having a … Continue reading
The final two sections of Inter Mirifica comprise an “Appendix.” So that the general principles and norms of this sacred Synod with respect to the media of social communications may be put into effect, by the express will of the … Continue reading
At a school Mass homily several months ago, my new pastor discussed doctors of the Church. He asked the junior high kids if they happened to know the three doctors who were also called, “the Great.” Do you know them? … Continue reading
We’re heading into the home stretch of Inter Mirifica – only two more sections to go after this post. The council bishops counsel broad cooperation across borders to ensure the principles of morality, openness to the Gospel, and other aspects already discussed in the … Continue reading
(This is Neil.) This is the latest “Credo” column from the Sunday Times. It is written by Monsignor Roderick Strange, rector of the Pontifical Beda College in Rome, who asks about the “link between wrongdoing and disaster.” I’ve taken the … Continue reading