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: 13 August 2013
The preamble (RS 1-13) seems to come to a climax with this section, in which vital theological concerns are presented. [11.] The Mystery of the Eucharist “is too great for anyone to permit himself to treat it according to his … Continue reading
Mary Carroll’s article in the Spring 2013 issue of Spiritual Life explores a mash-up of two pieces of personal interest. The four doctors of the church who happen to be women. And as the son of a jeweler, gem stones. Did I … Continue reading
Nearly every believer who knows about it concedes the Vatican II Lectionary reform was a great success, actually accomplishing the opening of Scripture to the liturgical assembly. That said, there are a few glaring omissions. One of my pet obsessions … Continue reading
MSW @ NCR links a dissatisfaction essay. I remember someone asking me in March if Pope Francis was a liberal or a conservative. My smart-$%# comment then was, “He’s better than either. He’s a Jesuit.” My suspicion is that Pope … Continue reading