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: 6 March 2009
I saw this piece reported on CNS and CathNews Australia: the CDWDS has vetoed a joint Anglican-Catholic Confirmation in New South Wales on Pentecost. I’m a bit unclear about one detail. Anthony Barich of CNS writes the Confirmation was to … Continue reading
Here’s a conundrum for us as the heavy wedding season of Spring approaches. Suppose you have a Catholic friend or family member who is getting married, but without the blessing of the Church? Are you obligated to boycott the proceedings? … Continue reading
Let’s wrap up the adaptations expected of/permitted conferences of bishops: 31. Taking into consideration especially the norms in the Constitution on the Liturgy (37-40, 65), the conferences of bishops in mission countries have the responsibility of judging whether the elements … Continue reading
I didn’t either. Czar, you know, derives from Caesar, usually set against God as a possible choice for a person. USN&WP could choose their headlines a bit more carefully, I would think.