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: 8 December 2011
CNS reports on Pope Benedict’s holy day remarks: The only danger the church can and should fear is the sin of her members. Wow. B16 doesn’t seem inclined to play the victim card like many in the Catholic blogosphere. Less … Continue reading
Every year almost I hear a homily reminding us today is about the conception of Mary, not Jesus. It’s almost as if the preacher is disavowing the gospel reading. Indeed, perhaps the account of the Annunciation is not the best … Continue reading
These two sections are titled, “The object of catechesis: communion with Jesus Christ.” As we sail through a document like this, the density of the topic can sometimes obscure what the real point of it all should be. It goes … Continue reading