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.
Vatican II pages
Liam on Funeral Lectionary: Lamentatio… Jim McCrea on Mercy and What? Envy? Jim McCrea on The Synod Fathers Speak 1 Anne on Funeral Lectionary: Lamentatio… Jenny2 on The Synod Fathers Speak 1 Liam on DPPL 98: The Advent Wreat… John McGrath on The Synod Fathers Speak 1 FRANCIS J. KIERAS on Lumen Gentium 24 Melody on DPPL 95: Sunday Liam on DPPL 96-97: In Advent
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Daily Archives: 22 December 2008
Last Wednesday was a prime family holiday, marking the seventh anniversary of our child adopting us and our adoption of her. It was one of those supremely busy days for me, running from our morning staff meeting to the parish’s … Continue reading
O ruler of all the nations, the only joy of every human heart, O Keystone of the mighty arch of humankind: Come and save the creature you fashioned from the dust (The angel presents the stone of an arch)
A dying child should not only receive the three initiation sacraments, but celebrate the full rites, not just emergency abbreviated forms: 172. If it is appropriate, the priest should discuss with the parents the possibility of preparing and celebrating with … Continue reading