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: 25 May 2007
Tres Abhinc Annos is the second instruction on the implementation of Sacrosanctum Concilium. It was to take effect on 29 June 1967, just a bit longer than the two years since the first instruction, Inter Oecumenici, took effect and not … Continue reading
I notice the Los Angeles Rosary Bowl attracted 50,000 people last Saturday. Plus the usual snarky comment or two about the archbishop there, though at least one critic did spell his name right. (Must be a miracle.) The Diocese of … Continue reading
Zenit interviews a Canadian wedding dress designer, Justina McCaffrey, who is unafraid of speaking of her faith and speaking out against the prevalent values of her industry: It is very important for a bride to be beautiful, but my idea … Continue reading
The Vatican PR effort tries to smooth over an apparent faux pas by Pope Benedict that spawned protests throughout Latin America. Many commentators, media, blog, tv, whatever, have looked into the pope’s “tin ear” for sensitive spots in topics that … Continue reading
Mysterium Fidei concludes: 75. May the most blessed Virgin Mary, from whom Christ the Lord took the flesh that “is contained, offered, received” (C.I.C., canon 801.) in this Sacrament under the appearances of bread and wine, and may all the … Continue reading