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 January 2009
Insight Scoop gives a preview of an interesting, but misguided editorial in this month’s Homiletic and Pastoral Review. Why are Catholics hemorrhaging in such numbers over the past two generations or so. Father Joseph Sirba echoes a theme I found … Continue reading
Rock has two posts on it already today: Allen Vigneron, ordained for the Archdiocese of Detroit, goes back to Detroit after a six-year sojourn in Oakland. He was an auxiliary bishop for a bit more than six years in Detroit. … Continue reading
dotCommonweal gets a 100-comment-post on David Gibson’s report on the CDF putting the theological smackdown, as it were, on Roger Haight, for questionable Christology. Lots of comments either celebrating (as if this were a long-lost victory in the war on … Continue reading
What distinguishes viaticum from any other h0me Mass for the sick or communion service? Hopefully the readings, but also the renewal of baptismal promises by the dying person. This profession pretty much defines viaticum: 179. A distinctive feature of the … Continue reading