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: 2 January 2012
On the trip home yesterday, it was really windy, but the roads were clear and the sun was out. Conditions were very good for a December drive. I encountered a few impatient drivers. One was rather annoying, who found my … Continue reading
Back at our old parish Saturday night, the young miss commented that she missed being an altar server. It’s been three-and-a-half years, and she’s still thinking about that? Some of my readers here know my current parish does not have … Continue reading
Numbered sections 95 and 96 are headed with, “The source and the “sources” of the message of catechesis.” The note attached to this title explains: As can be seen both expressions, the source and the sources, are used. The term … Continue reading
Many people are surprised to discover there are designated ministries for lay people. On a practical level, this doesn’t impact parish liturgy. People who are skilled (more or less) at reading in public proclaim the Scriptures. People who are devoted … Continue reading