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: 20 February 2012
It’s been a curious things the past few days. I had a thought to reread Asimov’s Foundation books–at least the “trilogy” (actually nine separately published short tales assembled into books around 1950). But I’ve been feeling ornery around rereading stuff. … Continue reading
One of my staff colleagues married one of our parishioners this past weekend. They chose a Gospel passage I had never before experienced at a wedding: Before the feast of Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to pass … Continue reading
Psalm 63 is one of the nine common psalms for ordinary time. It is also one of the choices for a funeral Mass. This is probably one of my favorite psalms. It expresses an intimate desire for God. (Possibly too intimate; … Continue reading
The young miss came home yesterday from a weekend with her aunt. While I was at church last night, something happened to the home computer. For some reason, the browser reset and I seemed to lose about a thousand well-organized … Continue reading
GIRM 296-308 treats the altar. As you might imagine, there are important values and regulations to communicate: 296. The altar, on which is effected the Sacrifice of the Cross made present under sacramental signs, is also the table of the … Continue reading
You philosophers and logicians in the reading audience might have more fun with this than I. Citing section 72 in the 1971 General Catechetical Directory, a brief discussion of inductive and deductive interaction with matters of faith is presented: 150. … Continue reading