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: 26 October 2013
In one of the Chant Cafe threads this week, Kathy Pluth brought out Mediator Dei to explore the notion of participation and to delve deeper into what the council bishops of 1963 might have been thinking when they emphasized active participation in … Continue reading
Chapter VIII deals with “Remedies.” It is the final chapter of Redemptionis Sacramentum and will take us through numbered sections 169 through 184. The end is in sight. [169.] Whenever an abuse is committed in the celebration of the sacred … Continue reading
In medicine, diagnosis is essential. Doctors missed my mother’s heart disease because they were treating her as a female man. They looked at her symptoms in the 90’s, and saw anemia. So she was medicated for anemia and it caused … Continue reading
A brief passage here, taken out of context of a larger narrative in Isaiah 46 in which pagan gods are mocked for being empty and powerless statues, dependent on human beings to carry them from place to place. God, however, … Continue reading