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.
Vatican II pages
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Mark 10:32-45
- Reform2 Dialogues OCP
- Is Survival The Plan?
- DPPL 36: Evangelization Distant From Rome
- Pulling Saints Down To The Level Of Scandal
- Defining A Martyr
- Inspector Lewis
- DPPL 34-35: The Divorce of Liturgy and Spirituality
- Aparecida 68 – National Financial Concerns
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Monthly Archives: July 2008
(This is Neil) Since Todd has been providing excerpts from and commentary on Fulfilled in Your Hearing, I thought that I’d contribute a short post on preaching. And, since it is the Year of St Paul, and Philippians 2 makes … Continue reading
In a short section titled, “letting Go,” the bishops advise spiritually:  Sometime in the middle of the preparation process we should allow ourselves to step back from the work we are doing and give free reign to the subconscious … Continue reading
In 1892, we can note the last human eye discovery of a solar system satellite. The eye belonged to Edward Emerson Barnard who, working at the Lick Observatory in California, found a fifth satellite of Jupiter. Hereafter, every subsequent satellite … Continue reading
We had an all-day road trip yesterday to the Twin Cities and back to drop off the young miss for camp. Anita and I spent the afternoon at the Minnesota Zoo. I took some images there, especially of the flutterbys. … Continue reading
(This is Neil.) Seriously? Movie Reviews
(This is Neil) … The more closely we strive for a deeper understanding of the divine mysteries, the more eloquently our works of charity will speak of God’s bountiful goodness and love towards all. Saint Augustine expressed the nexus between … Continue reading
A particular short-cut is a problem for preachers:  One of the major temptations of students when they are assigned a paper is immediately to run to the “experts.” The same temptation afflicts preachers. All too often our preparation for … Continue reading