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: 5 June 2008
I haven’t posted or commented on the situation of the Pepperdine law professor Douglas Kmiec and his experience with being refused Communion. It certainly has split the conservatives within Catholicism. My readers know my position on the use of the … Continue reading
Like many astronomers, amateur and otherwise, I would love to go visiting planets and moons. For me, it’s especially the moons. Unfortunately, that’s not likely to happen. My wife Anita would never let me strap in for a space mission, … Continue reading
My latest piece for InsideCatholic is up there and attracting a few comments. Go over, read, and even comment if you wish. As ever, I have no real hope of making converts, but the very act of being gently provocative … Continue reading
This week’s carnival is up. Hmmm. Wrong preposition. Out. I want Out. Out of the Cradle, that is. Ken Murphy hosts this week. Read the best of the past week’s astronomy blog posts with a feminine twist. I had no … Continue reading
I haven’t done one of these in a while. Take a guess as to what this might be. Here are some possibilities: a) luminous bacteria in the deep ocean (biology) b) aurora borealis (physics) c) a ring of Saturn (astronomy) … Continue reading
My latest issue of Pastoral Music arrived yesterday, dedicated mostly to “Gregorian Chant.” There is a “section” of NPM dedicated to chant, did you know? They have their own newsletter, Custos. The commentariat is in full camouflage gear at Father … Continue reading
Looking for the aurora borealis? The ProTraveller site has its list of thirteen best cool spots from which to enjoy. Two sights from Sweden sites are above. Other planets have them, too: