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.
Vatican II pages
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Daily Archives: 12 May 2011
Gag order off, and Philadelphia review board member Ana Maria Catanzaro’s story is out. Her summary of episcopal incompetence: Cardinal Rigali and his auxiliary bishops also failed miserably at being open and transparent. Their calculated public statements fueled speculation that … Continue reading
Well, well: the institution is rolling up its sleeves and getting down and dirty in the PR tussle it knows it’s badly losing with the sacking of Bishop Bill Morris. “We asked him,” says the bureaucracy, “to resign six times.” … Continue reading
The Church insists that inculturation is a two-way street. It will accommodate, but in turn, expects “purification” and “sanctification.” 19. The liturgy, like the Gospel, must respect cultures, but at the same time invite them to purify and sanctify themselves. … Continue reading
I found this interesting piece linked from Duke Divinity’s fine Call and Response blog. What happens when a church bucks advice from its insurance company and lawyers and apologizes directly to sec abuse victims? Read about it here. GuideOne Insurance’s … Continue reading