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: 11 August 2008
I know this is a standard practice for saints and saints-to-be-(declared) but it seems not too far off from Bodies Revealed that caught some bishops’ condemnation earlier this year. Austen Ivereigh sums up the word from various factions looking to … Continue reading
CNA reports on the pope’s “town meeting” with priests while on vacation in Bolzano-Bressanone. A good note on some of those “fuzzy” progressive principles. Prayer helps the priest … … to learn what is truly essential, to learn where my … Continue reading
I’m sure the traditionalists thought it didn’t go far enough, that is, no teeth behind the directive, but there is some cheering that “You Are Near” has more going against it these days than personal taste. In my early days … Continue reading
Chapter 17 of John’s gospel contains a Last Supper prayer by Jesus to his Father. As a farewell address, one might question its place in the wedding Lectionary. Sure enough, it is not often chosen. I cannot think of a … Continue reading
(This is Neil) I believe that we’ve discussed the Liturgy of the Hours on this blog before. I should admit to knowing little about the subject. But, to continue the discussion, I’d like to summarize an article about the Liturgy … Continue reading
The public commitment to candidacy is required, except for those in religious communities otherwise not bound to this public step. A brief introduction outlines the basics: 1. The rite of admission to candidacy for ordination as deacons and priests is … Continue reading