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: 20 January 2011
Here’s the last post on the funeral rites in the original 1989 OCF book. In some instances, the Church cannot celebrate a funeral Mass–we’ve discussed those reasons before. Sometimes it may be fruitful to offer Holy Communion outside of Mass … Continue reading
EWTN buys the other NCR. The Register is now free of ties to Fr Maciel’s order. A significant move?
I’m grateful yesterday’s thread on the Eleventh Worker awoke some brisk commentary. Thanks for all that, and especially thanks to Harry for keeping it going and keeping me on my toes. I’m skeptical of the unemployment numbers we’re being fed. … Continue reading
(This is Neil) Dear brothers and sisters, as disciples of the Lord we have a common responsibility to the world, we must carry out a common service: as the first Christian community of Jerusalem, beginning from what we already share, … Continue reading
I have to confess my recent reading left me feeling dispirited. Isn’t there anything a father can do to stem the inevitable tide of loss, separation, adolescence, and such as his child grows up? The perfect antidote: this blog piece … Continue reading