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: 6 April 2008
Now for the controversial stuff, right? When can we change the red and do something else? The “we” is the conference of bishops: 16. By virtue of the Constitution on the Liturgy (art. 63b), conferences of bishops have the right … Continue reading
One of my wife’s favorite bands is the Eagles. She has the Live In Melbourne dvd and plays it often. This song is always enough to rouse me from my book, the computer, or the kitchen to come in and … Continue reading
My dear wife told me of a strange encounter in the ladies’ restroom at church. Someone had put the Capital Campaign pledge thermometer in there. You have a picture in your mind, right? Our campaign committee had it mounted on … Continue reading
What would be more cool than to see his “countries visited” world map, eh? I leave that for another enterprising blogger to offer. Link here when you nail it. Meanwhile, here’s a trivia question: which was the first US state … Continue reading
Catholic spinmeisters might retort the teachers just want to get themselves and their kids out to see the pope.
This is less of liturgical interest and more of an administrative concern, but we have to keep those records straight: 14. The names of those confirmed, as well as the names of the minister, parents, and sponsors, and a notation … Continue reading
Lisa Gutierrez offers a nice feature on yesterday’s Faith page in the Kansas City Star. The posters we get and post all over our parish campus are a small part of what vocation efforts can and should do. Some vocation … Continue reading
When I arrived in Kansas City, it was the first place I’d been to where Confirmation was celebrated with the Liturgy of the Word. No Eucharist. Our bishop had been ill, and the reason for no Mass was given as … Continue reading
… of Space. Also check out the little horsie in an interstellar pasture. Amateur astronomers, not some deep space probe, caught this. Martian clouds drifting by: