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: 9 November 2007
(This is Neil.) Several days ago, Todd asked for suggestions regarding an upcoming parish presentation on St Paul. In response, the Concord Pastor mentioned that, when he remembers that Paul occasionally wrote from prison, it “never fails to add depth … Continue reading
Liam’s analysis of the NLM: “perhaps NLM generates more traffic because it has a marginalized niche audience that is less able to have real instead of virtual conversations than those outside its base audience.” Draws the ire of John Heavrin: … Continue reading
image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/T. Velusamy (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) The Spitzer Space Telescope captured this baby star burping at speeds of 600,000 mph, give or take. Most of the emission is simple hydrogen, but the red spots at the end of each … Continue reading
Considerations for other seasons: Easter Season 214. The liturgy of the hours takes on a paschal character from the acclamation, Alleluia that concludes most antiphons (see GILH 120), from the hymns, antiphons, and special intercessions, and from the proper readings … Continue reading
Don’t look now, but if there’s not a Traditional Latin Mass in your neighborhood yet, your bishop is probably in open rebellion. This, the opinion of the guy touted to be the next head of the CDWDS, the curial department … Continue reading
An interesting post on Vox Nova on homelessness among military vets draws the usual St Blog’s suspects having a hard time getting their heads around the fact that vets are represented among the homeless population more than twice as much … Continue reading
There were a few surprises for me as I reread this section on the Easter Triduum 208. For the Easter triduum the office is celebrated in the way set forth in the Proper of Seasons. 209. Those who take part … Continue reading
There are other side issues on the use of the term “pastoral” which probe close to the heart of what it means to be in ministry or service to the Church. Randolph Nichols, who always posts wisely here, related the … Continue reading