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 March 2012
Scripture and Catholic tradition are certainly rich enough. In reflecting recently on St Thomas Aquinas, my parish’s patron saint, I was pondering what a new set of Rosary mysteries would look like if they were based on the theme of wisdom. … Continue reading
Just one roundup on the Religion News Service‘s daily feature and the LGBTQ stories are all over the place. No wonder people who were never near the closet are totally confused. Would you ever think it was a single unified … Continue reading
This is one of the three common psalms for Lent. I think this text is quite fitting for a funeral, but in my midwestern Catholic experience, it is rarely requested. It appears in today’s Lectionary in most places, so I thought … Continue reading
Let’s dive into Chapter I of Part Four, “Adaptation to those to be catechized: General aspects.” Some broad strokes on the individual and the faith community: The need and right of every believer to receive a valid catechesis (Evangelii Nuntiandi … Continue reading
Four sections on reserving the Eucharist and seven footnotes. I’ll note up front here that compared to other Vatican documents, like the GDC that we’re looking at here, the GIRM, in comparison, is more lightly footnoted. Not today. Let’s read: … Continue reading