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 July 2013
I remember my first time reading this book in November 1979. I found it on the shelf of the reading room at my university’s library, and I spent most of a Saturday afternoon amazed and engrossed. I’ve seen the movies. … Continue reading
Pope John Paul II lamented sizable communities who might otherwise have a priest, but don’t. No solutions were forthcoming here, though. Nothing about bishops reassigning clergy from the central see to parishes in need. 32. All of this shows how … Continue reading
Some quintessential music for the American holiday. Here’s some of what’s on my list for today: Ellington’s Black, Brown & Beige Suite Grofe’s Mississippi Suite Gershwin, just about anything Sierra Hull’s genius mandolin picking on her “Bombshell” Alison Krauss and … Continue reading