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: 29 February 2012
One good thing about not following the usual Catholic suspects this Lent is that I’m missing out on stories like this. Woman denied Communion at her mother’s funeral. Presider walks out during the eulogy. Later sends message he refuses to … Continue reading
Mr Santorum has been putting his foot in it, hasn’t he? Alienate the campus ministries, and the rest of the world’s not far behind. Thom Rainer, president of the Southern Baptists’ LifeWay Christian Resources research firm: There is no statistical … Continue reading
Another chapter in the Rowe/Braxton flap over making up the words. Maybe this is why we’re seeing more canon law experts and fewer liturgists in the episcopacy. The whole thing strikes me as illustrative of how down-the-rabbit-hole church ministry has … Continue reading
Another milestone in our examination of the GDC: we’ve reached Part Four, “Those to be catechized.” This part is divided into five chapters covering numbered sections 167 through 214. The GDC gives two illustrative quotes at the commencement of its … Continue reading
Whats up in the nave? After multiple posts about altar,ambo, and chair, let’s find out. Participation, naturally, is the first consideration: 311. Places for the faithful should be arranged with appropriate care so that they are able to participate in … Continue reading