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: 10 May 2013
This latest episcopal misadventure has sort of a Mahony in February vibe. Or Bishop Bill, if you prefer. Given that Roberto Gonzalez Nieves is not a cardinal, but more than an Outback bishop, I suspect this will go less successfully … Continue reading
From CNS today: Using a phrase that translates literally as “the face of a pickled pepper,” Pope Francis said that when Christians have more of a sourpuss than a face that communicates the joy of being loved by God, they … Continue reading
Grant Gallicho levels a devastating post on the Frequently Misspelled Scheduled One and the active ordinary of his archdiocese. And just when you thought the episcopal attack on the truth couldn’t get any more brazen: (Archbishop Gomez) does have the … Continue reading
I see that Muslims in France have adopted an astronomical start to Ramadan, rather than believe their eyes on that first crescent moon in the western sky. Muslim scientists have been arguing for using astronomy to determine Islamic dates for … Continue reading
The piece on Rock’s Twitter feed caught my eye. Pope Francis addressing women religious in Rome, more so. Especially this bit: We think of the harm inflicted on the People of God by men and women of the Church who … Continue reading
What is the status of a citizen, especially a believer, with regard to her or his legal government and associated authorities? Pope John cites the Golden Mouth, as well as Pope Leo XIII: 46. Human society can be neither well-ordered … Continue reading
Saint Paul’s third and final entry in this round-of-27: So faith, hope, love remain, these three; but the greatest of these is love. So far, so good, for the apostle to the Gentiles, at least in the Twilling Twenty-Seven. Though … Continue reading