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: 1 March 2008
In mainstream parish Masses, it is recommended that the priest should address children present. I’ve only ever known one priest who did this consistently: 17. Nevertheless, in Masses of this kind it is necessary to take great care that the … Continue reading
I’m feeling really tired. I was hoping to avoid this issue for a few days. When the actual document is published, it will be worth a read. Anyway, CNS has the story with select questions and answers. dotCommonweal has threads … Continue reading
A physician parishioner expressed concern about liturgical practices during the flu outbreak. Our priest-in-residence proposed the following text for Mass this weekend: Due to the outbreak of flu the medical profession has asked us to alert parishioners to the dangers … Continue reading