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: 19 October 2011
Nice story from Reuters on Russian plans to colonize lunar lava caves. They would likely provide significant shielding from the sleet of solar radiation that pummels these airless (or nearly airless) bodies. All explorers need do is seal them up … Continue reading
As one commenter here pointed out, Christians make up 78% of the American citizenry. So why are Christians, all of a sudden, running scared contemplating being carted off to prison or being martyred for the faith? Bishops have talked about it. … Continue reading
Okay, I fibbed. We’re almost into the meat of the GDC. Today’s section gives an overview of Part One. From here we get into the gist of evangelization. Let’s read: 35. This first part intends to define the proper character … Continue reading
I should mention that this entire introductory section, GIRM 1-15, is an addition from the earlier editions released in the last century. As we continue through this introduction, we have an important reminder about the priesthood of believers. One might … Continue reading