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 2010
Something that had never occurred to me in long years of praying the office: that monastics–or anybody, really–wouldn’t want a daily repeat of the traditional three gospel canticles. Those Germans. I’ve seen Matthew 5:3-10 and John 1 used as canticles … Continue reading
Let’s wrap up the RCIA’s instruction on “exceptional circumstances,” shall we? 336. Before the abbreviated form of the rite is celebrated the candidate must have gone through an adequate period of instruction and preparation before baptism, in order to purify … Continue reading