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 April 2011
In today’s first reading we hear the second Suffering Servant song. For a soft-spoken prophet, this servant is expected to have a big reach: Hear me, O islands, listen, O distant peoples. The Lord called me from birth, from my … Continue reading
Raymond Schroth reviews PBS’s Frontline, airing tonight’s feature on sex abuse and cover-up in the Fairbanks diocese of northern Alaska. If the story has a heroine it is Elsie Boudreau, a victim determined to bring justice to the village. She … Continue reading
We’ve reached the end of our examination of the texts of the General Introduction to the Lectionary for Mass. You can review the whole document online, if you wish. I refer you to the appendices, which include a “Table of … Continue reading
I see that Archbishop Wuerl has offered a response to criticisms that the USCCB doctrine committee misread and misunderstood Professor Elizabeth Johnson’s book Quest for the Living God. Theologians and laity alike have no problem with the episcopal office of … Continue reading