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 January 2008
Interesting news that after they caved to the pressure from the Bushies on wiretaps to do their bit for the War on Terror, now the telecoms are pulling the plug on the FBI for not paying their bills. This just … Continue reading
Memories for the daughter, new pics for dad and mom to browse. Brittany’s summer camp posted images of the campers and helpers, including this one of our always-stylish and trend-setting daughter with two caps posing with her cabin group: Final … Continue reading
If you’re celebrating liturgy with the Pope in DC this April, you’ll see something along these lines. The altar is to be set up in centerfield, permitting thousands more worshippers into the Mass. Do you think this event will be … Continue reading
Part two of form II’s Rite of Reconciliation is the actual confession and absolution: 55. Then the penitents go to the priests designated for individual confession, and confess their sins. Each one receives and accepts a fitting act of satisfaction … Continue reading
Professor Ignacio Rodríguez-Iturbe of Princeton, Pope Benedict’s new appointee to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, speaks on some topics of some slight controversy. Climate change: From a scientific point of view, there is overwhelming evidence of serious anthropogenic impact related … Continue reading
Great image. John Allen floated the Good Friday Prayer for Jews issue the other day. How significant is it? Allen rightly reminds us that since ’84 the indult has permitted some Catholics to pray this every year since without denting … Continue reading
Let’s ride the Rite of Penance to the finish line, shall we? Over the weekend, I’ll conclude our examination of the instructions and rubrics connected to the sacrament that causes the most handwringing in Catholicism. Form II (or III) has … Continue reading
The Concord Pastor posted on a Canadian Eastern Rite parish that has cut a cruciform opening into river ice. The image at left here concerns me. The boy is only in the ice water (still warmer than 32F) for just … Continue reading