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 September 2012
This commentary has been getting traction at HLI and among a few FB friends. I think Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro’s point is just plain silly. (F)or those Catholics who cannot bring themselves to believe the formal teachings of the Church on … Continue reading
James Martin’s book The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything has been on my bookshelf for the past week. It’s a popular seclection in our parish library, and I find much to recommend it. Four-hundred pages is a daunting length if … Continue reading
In theory, the institution is aware of the importance of evangelization, and that it is a Body-wide quality: 14. The Church knows this. She has a vivid awareness of the fact that the Savior’s words, “I must proclaim the Good … Continue reading
With today’s post, we begin Chapter Two, the core of the document, “The Church Building and the Sacred Rites Celebrated There.” In order we will look at aspects of the Church building, the sacraments, the liturgical year, and pretty much … Continue reading