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 August 2008
The US bishops float an idea you’d never find in Rome, I don’t think.  An effective way for preachers to be sure that they are addressing some of the real concerns of the congregation in the homily is to … Continue reading
… at the USCCB web site. I can imagine some gnashing of teeth on inclusive language issues: “communion” replaces “fellowship,” “his people on Earth” becomes “people of good will.” Only “men” are being saved in the Creed, though. All the … Continue reading
(This is Neil) A few days ago, Fr George Westhaver conducted an interview of Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia for the Prayer Book Societies at Lambeth 2008 website. The Orthodox archbishop was present at the Anglican Lambeth Conference as an … Continue reading
Practical stuff:  Our emphasis on the importance of writing in the preparation of a homily does not in any way imply that homilies should normally be read. Writing is a means to arrive at good organization, clarity of expression, … Continue reading