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: 5 July 2011
To lead off, let me say that it is wholly natural for human beings to look for big sisters and brothers, mentors, guides, directors, and shepherds. Even the more self-possessed among us had formative years. Times in which our values, … Continue reading
The politics are getting crazier these days. Here’s one from my former state, from the ignorance of God, ignorance of liberals file. Even after being confronted by constituents, the representative kept with the teacrazy: In an interview Monday on radio … Continue reading
… and it wasn’t for mentioning “priesthood” and “woman” in the same press interview. I knew that Bishop Daniel Walsh was retiring and Bishop Vasa from north of him was taking over. I didn’t realize it was an early retirement. … Continue reading
Jimmy Mac alerted me to this CNS piece on a possible Vatican document on the relationship between the clergy and the laity, especially as this relationship impacts “administration of the Church’s goods.” Read: money. Several years of study have already … Continue reading