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: 2 May 2009
This is always a difficult service to render. How do pastoral ministers judge readiness for acceptance? The rite does say it is the responsibility of the parish ministers. Let’s read: 43. Before the rite is celebrated, therefore, sufficient and necessary … Continue reading
An illustration. You take a perfectly nice and innocuous thread on the return of Cistercian monasticism to Norway. By post #8, you get an unsupported statement, “I know one of those Trappestines, and she is a big abortion-rights supporter and … Continue reading