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.
Vatican II pages
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Daily Archives: 26 November 2007
dotCommonweal linked to this report in the Sun Times on a parish business manager claiming to be fired for blowing the whistle on a corrupt pastor. Another public scandal over which the Church will come off looking very badly. Sex, … Continue reading
What is the relationship between penance and the other sacraments? The Rite of Penance suggests a close link with the grace of forgiveness received in baptism: 2. This victory is first brought to light in baptism where our fallen nature … Continue reading
The Star had a Sunday feature on the lawsuits nearing trial against the diocese and two of our priests. It was the talk of the lunch table today at the parish; one of the accused served at my present parish … Continue reading
The Rite of Penance Introduction begins with a Scripture-laden, four-paragraph section that leads off under the heading of “Mystery of Reconciliation in the History of Salvation.” 1. The Father has shown forth his mercy by reconciling the world to himself … Continue reading