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: 21 February 2012
A staff colleague alerted me to this piece on the iTalmud and how that’s maybe not the best idea. Liel Leibovitz: One press of the home button, and I could have easily skipped from Judaism’s central text to games like … Continue reading
What do you make of this Episcopalian initiative to bring ashes out of the churches to the masses? The effort has its own web page and facebook site. I looked for the sample liturgies and found a few: One for … Continue reading
The book of Wisdom is a late addition to the Hebrew Scriptures. In fact, it was later excised from traditional Judaism, then centuries later, removed during the Reformation. Wisdom 4 suggests the human struggle with an early, and perhaps unjust … Continue reading
A short, but for traditionalists, a controversial section: 299. The altar should be built separate from the wall, in such a way that it is possible to walk around it easily and that Mass can be celebrated at it facing … Continue reading
What does the Church mean by a “human experience in catechesis”? The reference is from the General Catechetical Directory 74 and Catechesi Tradendae 22. 152. Experience has different functions in catechesis. For this reason, it must be continuously and duly … Continue reading