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: 17 March 2010
I see from the big thread of the day at dotCommonweal that five dozen religious orders have weighed in with Congress to pass health insurance reform. CHA plus sisters on the teeter side and bishops on the totter. That’s got … Continue reading
An interesting short piece at Zenit, in which Dutch Archbishop Willem Jacobus Eijk of Utrecht analyzes what he sees as a decline in priestly identity since WWII. A two-stage “discontinuity” (people seem to love that word these days!) he describes: … Continue reading
Last year we touched on the baptism of a person in danger of death in our lengthy examination of the Pastoral Care rites. PCS 275-296 has been expanded a bit and updated with RCIA 370-399. Ministers to the dying, especially clergy, should be … Continue reading