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: 15 June 2011
“The church building was already more than half a meter below road level and half of it remained submerged for months,” said Father Bashir Francis, pastor of Holy Rosary Parish in Faisalabad. He was speaking of the damage rendered by … Continue reading
They say the Church is on the fade in Ireland. An interesting story from the Kerryman site. John Monaghan of the Society of St Vincent de Paul, concerned about First Communion spending gone wild: Our recommendation is to put a … Continue reading
Browsing Rock’s coverage of the Hatted/Croziered/Mitred Ones, I found this link to San Jose bishop, Patrick J. McGrath’s welcoming address to the Catholic Theological Society of America. Knowing that Maureen Tilley of Fordham University was about to give the opening … Continue reading
An interesting and unimpressive first day for the USCCB powwow in Seattle. The cool Pacific air has clouded some memories. I noticed this CNS headline piece on how excited the bishops got over a new document on preaching. Rehashing preaching … Continue reading
Finishing up VL’s consideration of prudence, I thought it would be helpful to link the last three sections of this sub-topic. 49. In a number of countries there are several cultures that coexist and sometimes influence each other in such … Continue reading