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: 9 July 2008
How should the homily be rendered? The bishops discuss the biblical roots and the stylistic possibilities:  As regards the structure and style of the homily, we can take a lead from the use of the Greek word homileo in … Continue reading
My wife went shopping for a stove. The oven on ours pooped out several months ago, and with the upheaval of job loss, job search, and impending move, we’ve not replaced it yet. The new renter might want to bake … Continue reading
The young miss has the leanings of a real capitalist. She and I played a few games of Monopoly last week. I added my usual interpretations of property titles: Specific Avenue, Short Stuff Line, Virginia Ham Avenue, Baseball-tic Avenue, Cat-lantic … Continue reading
The bishops address some liturgical issues with the homily. They make a connection between the homily and the liturgy of the Eucharist:  A homily is not a talk given on the occasion of a liturgical celebration. It is “a … Continue reading