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
- Joyful Alleluia
- Reconciliation Lectionary: John 15:9-14
- Dies Domini 31: The Risen Christ Inspires Community
- EG 148: Preaching With Balance and Perspective
- Cosmos Looks At Lead
- Hell and Remarriage: Whose Business?
- Saints To Be Made
- Dies Domini 30: An Indispensable Day
- Prelates Pressured
- EG 147: Meaning Beyond The Details
Reconciliation Lecti… on Wedding Lectionary: John 15:9-… Ray MacDonald on Saints To Be Made Devin on Saints To Be Made Jim McCrea on Saints To Be Made Liam on Saints To Be Made Liam on Dies Domini 29: The Day of… John Chrysostom on Wedding Lectionary: Sirach 26:… Janet on Wedding Lectionary: Sirach 26:… Todd on Socks Off FrMichael on Private Masses–Bleah!
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Daily Archives: 19 May 2011
Bishops of England and Wales are “reflecting” for six months to restore Epiphany and Ascension to their proper days, January 6th, and the 40th day of Easter respectively. Archbishop Vin Nichols, speaking for the bishops: We explored both sides of … Continue reading
Nancy Haught of the Religion News Service via HuffPo chatted with new House chaplain Patrick Conroy, SJ. Two things of note: How is a chaplain’s role different from that of a pastor? As chaplain, I won’t be responsible for the … Continue reading
A Florida parish lists ObL as a Sunday noon Mass intention. Good idea or not? If your parish is like a lot of mine were, it’s next to impossible to drop a Sunday Mass intention in on a few weeks’ … Continue reading
Australia’s Jesuit medium, Eureka Street, has a lead piece from Andrew McGowan, an Anglican theologian. I recommend the whole essay, but here’s the conclusion: The Anglican Communion has been shaken by events and issues, from lay presidency in Sydney to … Continue reading
The archbishop has released a statement on the report he and his brother bishops commissioned from the John Jay College. Illustrative was his poke at critics of bishops, plus this paragraph: The information provided in the Causes and Context study … Continue reading
When God spoke to Abram of many descendants, his reference was astronomical: Look up at the sky and count the stars, if you can. Just so, shall your descendants be. (Gen 15:5b) Count the planets, if you can: that would … Continue reading
Aside from the celebration of Mass, there are important traditions, seemingly not founded from Christ himself, or from Scripture, which state and reinforce unity, nd which are assumed to be grounded in the apostolic tradition: 26. The church of Christ … Continue reading