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: 11 July 2007
Why is adaptation necessary? 21. A translation of the liturgy therefore often requires cautious adaptation. But cases differ: 22. a. Sometimes a text can be translated word for word and keep the same meaning as the original, for example, pleni … Continue reading
Look what came in the mail today. I blogged about this pamphlet a few months ago. It’s a four-page collection of mostly quotes from Sacramentum Caritatis. Nothing really offensive, and it does cover the essentials of the document.
Technically, this would be steam, but it’s still that precious commodity the Kazon and the Ice Pirates found so elusive in the science fiction universe. Scientists had previously looked for signs of water on HD 189733b but failed to find … Continue reading
American and European astronomers surveyed fifty-four nearby stars considered candidates for having Jupiter-sized companions orbiting at 500 million miles or farther. Results? Nada. Is this significant? Jupiter is one of the unsung influences that permitted life to evolve on Earth. … Continue reading
Novenas (Prayers of Intercession and Devotion) by William G. Storey from Loyola Press is a valuable addition to a prayer library. The publisher claims it is a unique collection and I have no evidence suggesting this is otherwise so. Some … Continue reading
A colleague sends this along to me: (to the tune of “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” from: Kiss Me Kate) Brush up your Latin Start chanting it now Brush up your Latin And the angels you will wow Just declaim a … Continue reading