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: 4 April 2012
Another Easter Vigil Scripture, though one you may not hear (or sing) unless your parish is bold enough to do all seven Old Testament readings. This merging of Psalms 42 and 43 followes the reading from Ezekiel 36. If it’s … Continue reading
On my morning bike commute to the parish, I’ve been practicing counting forwards and backwards in Spanish. The relationship between different languages fascinates me. And the patterns of numbers is almost as cool as the blooming trees in my neighborhood. … Continue reading
Palm Sunday and the Triduum dominate Holy Week like no liturgies of any other week. And yet, the last days of Lent are not without their moving moments. Today is Spy Wednesday, and is associated with the woman anointing Jesus’ … Continue reading
Pope John Paul II’s 1990 encyclical suggests a very broad and egalitarian approach to inculturation: 206. “Inculturation must involve the whole People of God, and not just a few experts, since the people reflect the authentic ‘sensus fidei’ which must … Continue reading