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 June 2008
When bishops urge dis-invitation or refuse Communion to pro-choice figures, they often use the word “scandal” if they make any public announcement. In speaking of the Kansas governor, Kathleen Sebelius, Archbishop Naumann recently referred to “the public scandal of her … Continue reading
A Zenit news item provides a translation of the CDWDS directive from Pope Benedict about that Mass during the Pauline year: Thus, in virtue the faculties conferred on this Congregation by the Supreme Pontiff Benedict XVI, it is permitted, in … Continue reading
Before the post-conciliar renewal of the Lectionary, this passage from Ephesians was the first Scripture reading the people heard at the wedding liturgy. It’s still one of the options today. There is an option to just have the core of … Continue reading