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 September 2011
On the occasion of the seven-thousandth post on Catholic Sensibility, I’d like to muse a bit. Looking back and looking forward. I really appreciate you readers, especially those who comment to be supportive or challenging. I cannot foresee running a … Continue reading
We wrap up LA part II with the consideration of three categories of “special” texts. The first to be considered is the Eucharistic Prayer. 63. The high point of all liturgical action is the celebration of the Mass, in which … Continue reading
dotCommonweal reports that Rolling Stone has captured the evil essence of abuse and cover-up in Philadelphia. Somebody’s sold their soul, it seems: (Journalist Sabrina Rubin) Erdely quotes former Assistant District Attorney Will Spade describing the process of extracting information from … Continue reading
There is a danger in the spiritual life about asking for something: you may well get it. And get it in abundance. Several days ago, I was having a chat with a good friend who, like I am, is an … Continue reading
One thing to mention at the start here. This passage includes 1 John 3:16, not the passage from the gospel, chapter 3. We know that we have passed from death to life because we love our brothers and sisters. … Continue reading
An interesting thought: 62. Certain liturgical texts of ecclesiastical composition are associated with ritual actions expressed by a particular posture, gesture, or the use of signs. Thus, in preparing appropriate translations it will be advantageous to consider such factors as … Continue reading