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: 5 December 2013
While not directly liturgical, lay devotion to the Eucharist, the Way of the Cross, and others have contributed to the liturgical calendar: 54. Just as notable a contribution to this progressive transformation was made by devotional trends and practices not … Continue reading
Intriguing feature on young people who have rebelled from the excesses of the confluence of homeschooling and fundamentalism. I’ve known Catholic homeschoolers in three cities who didn’t think the parish school was sufficiently Catholic. But many people I’ve known have … Continue reading
The Holy Father cites the Aparecida document, paraphrasing one of the more difficult teachings of the Lord, that by the paradox of sacrifice, much is gained. 10. The Gospel offers us the chance to live life on a higher plane, … Continue reading