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.
Vatican II pages
Dick Martin on Funeral Lectionary: 2 Maccabee… Michael on Funeral Lectionary: 2 Maccabee… FrMichael on DPPL 110-111: Midnight Ma… Todd on RCIA 18: Times for the Rite of… Luke on RCIA 18: Times for the Rite of… Liam on DPPL 110-111: Midnight Ma… DPPL 110-111: Midnig… on A Christmas Homily Jenny2 on The Precipice Jenny2 on The Precipice FrMichael on The Precipice
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Monthly Archives: August 2012
In a development similar to charges filed against Philadelphia’s Msgr Lynn, a priest from the Maitland-Newcastle diocese has been charged with covering up the abuse of another priest. Some of the fourteen charges against Fr Tom Brennan relate to alleged … Continue reading
Salvation is more than not-sin, not-death, and not-evil. It has an affirmative dimension, that the human being experiences God in a profound, life-altering way: 9. As the kernel and center of His Good News, Christ proclaims salvation, this great gift … Continue reading
Today, the Church does have more of an appreciation for applying the gifts of various cultures to worship. The rites, not as much as architecture and art: § 38 § The church building respects the culture of every time and … Continue reading
The National Catholic Register has pulled its controversial interview with Fr Benedict Groeschel from its web page. This story seems to be slower in gaining blogotraction than a western bishop’s DUI arrest. But if the NCReg has been shamed (or … Continue reading
Note the heavy citations of Matthew’s Gospel in today’s section. This should give a balance to all those Luke passages I pulled out on Tuesday. The kingdom of God is a concept rich in imagery, and also full of consequences for … Continue reading
An example of when not to send a pajama journalist to do a liturgist’s job: Patheos’ Daily Catholic Readings. Where does this go wrong? The archaic English translation–not even an attribution to the translation, though I’m guessing at a glance it’s … Continue reading