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: 16 February 2009
Good discussion on the Bishop Martino thread. Join in if you wish. Regarding Catholic school teachers, let me relate an incident passed on by a friend in Catholic education many years ago. The pastor was assembling a list of big … Continue reading
Get used to the acronym, GICI. (Like the GIRM, but not GIRM.) With this post, we begin the examination of the 35 sections of the General Introduction to Christian Initiation. Not nearly as long as the GIRM, but important in … Continue reading
I shouldn’t have been afraid. Checking the source of some of our visitors here, I found this intriguing title, “What the Pope Should Know about Nancy Pelosi.” On one hand, who cares? On the other, with FOCA still appearing deader … Continue reading
There are no less than 597 sections treating the Rites of Christian Initiation. At the pace of one section per post per day, we’d finish up sometime near the end of 2010. With some aspects we’ll delve deeply as we … Continue reading
It’s been my observation, spurred from a summer course in grad school on sacred architecture, that Catholic parishes lost their way somewhat after World War II. Conservatives seem to pin architecture problems on Vatican II, but I think the Dark … Continue reading