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
Michael on Funeral Lectionary: 2 Maccabee… FrMichael on DPPL 110-111: Midnight Ma… Todd on RCIA 18: Times for the Rite of… Luke on RCIA 18: Times for the Rite of… Liam on DPPL 110-111: Midnight Ma… DPPL 110-111: Midnig… on A Christmas Homily Jenny2 on The Precipice Jenny2 on The Precipice FrMichael on The Precipice Todd on The Precipice
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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