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 July 2007
A bit more on those situations in which many nations share a single language, mostly organizational stuff, not technical or theological: 42. In those cases where a single text is prepared for a large number of countries, the text should … Continue reading
The motumaniacs were all atwitter that the pope uses the 1962 Missal for daily Mass. Apparently that story was getting enough press to merit an official denial. Next thing you know, they’ll be saying Pope Benedict writes parodies of Tom … Continue reading
The New Horizons probe is still years away, but scientists are certain they’ve found evidence for geysers on Pluto’s largest moon, Charon. The estimate is that Charon is resurfaced about one millimeter every 100,000 years. This is a total change … Continue reading
Scientists think they have the reason for the walnut-like ridge straddling the equator of Iapetus, moon of Saturn. I have to say I’ve been looking forward to this explanation. Scientists calculate Iapetus originally rotated much faster–at least five hours, but … Continue reading
I’ve been searching the fringes of sf and fantasy for some good reads and I stumbled across this book in the library and read it before I knew I had been occupied by a media sensation of sorts. The sf … Continue reading
We head into part III, Committees for Translating: 38. To make the translations, committees should be formed of experts in the various disciplines, namely, liturgy, Scripture, theology, pastoral study, and especially languages and literature, and, according to circumstances, music. If … Continue reading
(This is Neil.) I’ll get back to the discussion on music eventually. I should say that I think that the very best thing on the Internet is Fr John Breck’s “Life in Christ” series. In his current column, he writes … Continue reading