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: 19 January 2011
I see a number of parishioners out of work. It’s dispiriting and disheartening. And it really p***es me off that various talking heads in the media and their dittoheads in the blogosphere don’t address this more often. Like every day. … Continue reading
I wanted to mention I just finished a deeply thoughtful and thought-provoking novel, Strangers at the Feast. I’ve been feeling very dissatisfied with science fiction lately. I pick up books at the library that seem good or that have been … Continue reading
The latest issue of Pastoral Music hit my mailbox today. It looks like I have an interesting read ahead of me. Fr Anthony Ruff, PrayTell moderator, gives a basic primer on reading and singing chant notation. Without looking at the … Continue reading
When the questions from the input box come to me, sometimes it’s hard to discern the particulars of the person’s query. This question was fielded: Isn’t a relationship with Jesus more important than religion? … and I wasn’t sure how … Continue reading
(This is Neil.) “[O]ur hope is alive that, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, many diligent and competent persons who work in the ecumenical realm, will be able to make their contribution to the achievement of this great ecumenical … Continue reading