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
Votive Masses | Cath… on Sunday Masses for Various Need… Dick Martin on Funeral Lectionary: 2 Maccabee… 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
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Monthly Archives: March 2009
The pro-life effort at parental notification has been a bit of a mystery to me. Given the numbers in the general populace being “okay” with abortion, I always wondered if this was an issue pro-lifers really wanted to emphasize. I’ll … Continue reading
Kevin from Texas makes a very germane and important comment on the latest Bishop Tobin thread: As a point of reference, I’ve searched in vain over the archives of your blog for the past few weeks to see even one … Continue reading
Here’s a question for pro-lifers (and others, too) in the reading audience: If you had a choice between public media (print, tv, radio) that permitted no abortion ads or PSA’s, either promoting choice or life, or having it be open … Continue reading
Like the bishop, the priest has a particular role in the process of initiation: 13. Priests, in addition to their usual ministry for any celebration of baptism, confirmation, and the eucharist (see Christian Initiation, General Introduction, 13-15) , have the … Continue reading
Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence has a go at reactions to his “interview” with President Obama. I blogged earlier that I simply didn’t find the essay very good, even though on the issue of the morality of abortion, the bishop … Continue reading
I enjoy these fluffy attempts of those on the right to justify the state of the world and what it needs by mindless critiques of “liberalism.” What Mr Kalb is grasping for is actually a basic flaw in human nature. … Continue reading