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: 6 April 2012
A portion of the Passion from John’s Gospel is an option for funerals. Here’s the text: Jesus carrying the cross himself went out to what is called the Place of the Skull, in Hebrew, Golgotha. There they crucified … Continue reading
Here’s a possible typo in MR3. I know others have commented on the few references to those to be baptized as “catechumens” when in fact those to be baptized tomorrow night are the “elect.” It might be that the Church … Continue reading
To begin with, a person’s lawyer is entitled to locate and utilize any lawful defense. So I don’t have a problem with Bishop Finn’s lawyers suggesting that mandatory reporting statutes are vague. It’s an ironic twist that the Planned Parenthood … Continue reading
Today’s section explores a concept from Catechesi Tradendae 59. And it’s interesting that this 1979 document recognizes some important aspects abvout language that perhaps the institution forgot when it formulated Liturgiam Authenticam: 208. Inculturation of the faith, under certain aspects, is … Continue reading