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 December 2008
At my new parish, we have a semi-regular bulletin feature that addresses queries from the students’ Q&A box. One recent question I volunteered to address (but haven’t yet written the response) is: Why do the priests wear vestments? Do they … Continue reading
I wasn’t quite sure how to proceed with this essay last night. I picked up the latest Commonweal earlier today and found Ned O’Gorman’s thoughtful piece, “Untouchable,” on page 31. Very good. It dovetails nicely from what I was trying … Continue reading
How do you or would you observe it in your parish, especially if there is no Mexican culture in your faith community? Will it end up like St Patrick’s observances, in which people embrace “being” Irish for day to have a … Continue reading
Let’s begin our examination of the Church’s liturgical ministry to dying believers. Pastoral Care of the Dying covers sections 161 through 296 in the Rite of Pastoral Care of the Sick (PCS), a bit more than Part I on Anointing … Continue reading