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: 3 April 2012
A frequent choice for funerals is the Easter Vigil reading from Romans: Are you unaware that we who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were indeed buried with him through baptism into death, … Continue reading
I was thinking last week that I really need to take a jug of iced tea on a sunny day, sit in my backyard, and read MR3 through cover to cover. Anybody done that yet? The reading of the MR3, … Continue reading
John Foley’s entry in the dance, “One Bread, One Body,” dates to the late 1970′s. Arguably the most musically experienced of the St Louis Jesuits, Foley had the greatest variety of compositions of his Jesuit brothers in the 1970′s: organ … Continue reading
I like Fr William Grimm’s commentary on UCA News this week, criticizing the cool response to charges of corruption in Vatican departments. Not one of Fr Federico Lombardi’s better moments: (Leaks) create confusion and bewilderment, showing the Vatican and the … Continue reading
I’m surprised that the Italians have had to wait forty years for a second edition of the funeral rites. What are listed at the link as innovations: a home visit, closing the coffin, texts for different situations of the deceased, … Continue reading
How to evaluate inculturation in catechesis? Very carefully, and with an eye toward a full and honest presentation of the Christian faith: 205. In the evaluation phase, particularly in cases of initial attempts or experimentation, careful attention must always be … Continue reading