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 September 2013
Representative US bishops have a meeting with representative young theologians. Is there a bit of snark and cafeteria Catholicism in this story? CTSA head Richard Gaillardetz: And it is mildly disappointing to me that the bishops don’t want to work … Continue reading
The Sign (Act?) of Peace is considered. RS got some attention because of the tone of the restriction of the priest to the sanctuary for the time of it. Let’s read first a clarification of the significance of the act: [71.] … Continue reading
The bishops who wrote Go and Make Disciples in the early 90′s acknowledged concerns about the term. Maybe they should have come up with the moniker “new evangelization” all those years ago. It sure seems to have caught on more … Continue reading
Providence’s Bishop Thomas Tobin’s interview included this aside in a response to another question: The other thing I want to say though, is that I’m a little bit disappointed in Pope Francis that he hasn’t, at least that I’m aware … Continue reading
Monsignor = My Lord. The word is out: the title is on hold, maybe for a while. No more lords, and excising one layer of ecclesial aristocracy? Maybe that’s good. Maybe really good. That said, the finest priest for whom … Continue reading