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: 4 January 2008
John Allen offers up an essay on Pope Benedict XVI in 2007, a leader trying to redefine Catholic “apology” in terms of the positive. Let the journalist explain: By “affirmative orthodoxy,” I mean a tenacious defense of the core elements … Continue reading
Rock muses on shifting vacancies in the American episcopate. I still find this bit of politicking more interesting than the bland sameness of the two-party system, or the two-team NCAA football playoff: While a good bit of attention has been … Continue reading
In astrology, the sun sign rules. Presumably, it is the constellation in which the sun was found on one’s day of birth. But traditional astrology has never benefitted from something like a church council, which would resolve the problem of … Continue reading