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: 19 June 2013
When I was looking at this passage, and the Collegeville Bible commentary on it, it struck me that the commandment Moses is bringing to the people is to love God. Can love be commanded? Here is the passage from the … Continue reading
You’ve probably already heard that the pope’s Spanish Twitter followers have surpassed those in English. Would you believe that his followers on @pontifex_ln now outnumber those who want it in Polish, and have tied German speakers? Vatican officials were expecting … Continue reading
Matthew Kelly is popular among many of our people at the student center. We have a handful of his books in the library. For about a decade, I’ve heard of his speaking appearances. When Four Signs of a Dynamic Catholic … Continue reading
Receiving communion is given a very high priority: 16. The saving efficacy of the sacrifice is fully realized when the Lord’s body and blood are received in communion. The Eucharistic Sacrifice is intrinsically directed to the inward union of the … Continue reading
We come to the final major section of Pacem in Terris. In Part V Pope John offers a series of “pastoral exhortations.” Lay people should not retreat or withdraw from the world, but engage it, and bring Christ to it … Continue reading