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 June 2011
Seminarians on board. How about the bishops? I noticed that Cardinal Rigali was off to central Europe instead of the Pacific Northwest last week. No bishops’ meetings for the embattled archbishop. I didn’t know that John Neumann was from Europe, … Continue reading
Okay. Show of hands. Everybody reading is fairly sure that it’s bad for a priest to have sex with a person with whom he’s in a ministerial relationship, right? So, up (or not) with your hands. Hands down. Tougher question: … Continue reading
UCA News provides this feature on a two-day altar server seminar in Cambodia. Though brief, it’s an interesting snapshot in liturgical ministry. The people were of ages 13 to 23–not a well-populated age bracket for American servers, generally. Two days … Continue reading
On the inculturation of Christian Initiation: 56. For the rites of Christian initiation, episcopal conferences are “to examine with care and prudence what can properly be admitted from the traditions and character of each people” (GICI 30.2) and “in mission … Continue reading