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: 17 May 2007
Astronomers are of course, not blue over the continuing returns from the Cassini probe. This image from above an equivalent latitude of London or Edmonton shows colors assigned to infrared radiation from the planets and rings. Piercing through the upper … Continue reading
In the olden days, they sure knew how to dress for baseball, eh? In the lull of motu-mania, NLM’s Michael Lawrence generates a hefty commentariat with the question, “Does your parish have a dress code? Rather typically, there’s a bit … Continue reading
I wish astronomers would get off the life-on-Gliese 581c kick. We will find better candidate planets. Believe me when I say it’s just a matter of time. SPACE.com’s “SETI Thursday” feature features a few of the usual mistakes. Seth Shostak … Continue reading
Since nobody seemed interested in passing along ideas, I’ll give you a clue what I’m planning for our parish. I was thinking that Thomas More wore many important hats in his life. He was a baptized believer, a husband, a … Continue reading
25. They can, it is true, be made clearer and more obvious; and doing this is of great benefit. But it must always be done in such a way that they retain the meaning in which they have been used, … Continue reading
When I was getting my start in church music in the early 80′s, we had traditional church musicians–almost always organists–who played hymns on the organ and programmed anthems for the choir. The four-hymn sandwich was something of a leftover from … Continue reading
Pope Paul also knows that relying on God totally without an honest effort on our parts will fail. He looks to Saint Augustine again to advise a certain restraint in speech: 23. But this is not enough. Once the integrity … Continue reading