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: 3 July 2008
The Vox Nova commentariat is “predictably” vigorous in discussing tomorrow’s optional memorial or votive Mass for Us independence. The Catholic Peace Fellowship is solidly in Elizabeth’s court. I can’t buck that decision. I knew one priest who absolutely insisted on … Continue reading
The latest Space Carnival is up, ready for viewing and surfing, courtesy Mang’s Bat Page. That image above? It’s M64, the Black Eye Galaxy from NASA’s Hubble Telescope gallery. Nothing to do with the carnival, but a spectacular sight nonetheless.
The bishops suggest the Scriptures be used not as cover, but as real words God speaks to real people:  To preach from the Scriptures in this way means that we have to “get behind them,” as it were. We … Continue reading
In bits and pieces, I’ve shared some part of my family’s adoption story here on Catholic Sensibility and in comboxes elsewhere over the years. My friends at InsideCatholic asked me to write something over there. So I took a break from … Continue reading