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: 7 June 2013
In thirty years of playing at weddings I had a first tonight. Sixty-some minutes before the wedding, it surfaced that groom and bride had no wedding license. They thought the church provided that. No, we do not. Our city is … Continue reading
Pope John Paul II continues his exploration of the Paschal Mystery, with a reflection on the Passion of the Lord: 4. The hour of our redemption. Although deeply troubled, Jesus does not flee before his “hour”. “And what shall I … Continue reading
NCR’s Tom Roberts compares and contrasts the two high profile American Capuchin Franciscan archbishops. I had a correspondence with Archbishop Chaput a number of years ago. I complained about a George Weigel piece–I don’t know if it was a talk … Continue reading
Unfortunately, greed and passions of powerful minorities overrule the hopes of most human beings. Pope John attempts to utilize reason: 114. Here, then, we have an objective dictated first of all by reason. There is general agreement—or at least there should … Continue reading