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: 9 February 2012
The funeral Lectionary includes four of the nine common psalms for Ordinary Time. The most frequently chosen of these (27, 63, 103, 122) is the 27th. Scripture scholars suggest that Psalm 27 is really two distinct pieces, often designated as … Continue reading
That’s the newest tally of natural moons (if you’re keeping score) between the two most important planets in the solar system. Universe Today has the info on Scott Sheppard’s discoveries of the 66th and 67th moons of Jupiter. Temporarily designated … Continue reading
CNS covered this week’s four-day conference, “Toward Healing and Renewal,” held at the Vatican. I believe there’s some liturgical service planned–that may have been yesterday, or perhaps today. I’ll be keeping my eyes open for that. Meanwhile, an interesting coincidence … Continue reading
My friend Joseph Ganem has the measure of TeaCrazy Republicans, and takes level aim at Representative Eric Cantor: Cantor is part of a loud contingent in Congress who refuse to compromise on budget and tax policies because according to their … Continue reading
Let’s look into the “meaning and purpose of Part Three” before hitting up the details. First of all, the ministry of catechesis is nicely described as a blending of our responsibility with God’s grace. 138. In the school of Jesus … Continue reading
This section is titled “The Purification,” but that strikes me as a misnomer. We treat spills, drops, and accidents reverently and ideally without a distracting scrupulosity. But the notion that vessels, and other objects need “purifying” when in contact with … Continue reading