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.
Vatican II pages
Todd on Remarriage Worse Than Mur… John McGrath on If It Is Archbishop Cupich… Atheist Max on On Reading the Bible and Other… FrMichael on Remarriage Worse Than Mur… Todd on On Bishop Appointments Jim McCrea on If It Is Archbishop Cupich… Todd on On Bishop Appointments John Drake on On Bishop Appointments John McGrath on On Bishop Appointments John Drake on On Bishop Appointments
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Category Archives: Ecclesiae Sanctae III
Bringing this Vatican II implementation document to a close, we read of … 22. Scientific institutes should be increased in the missions according to needs and possibilities. These should work together with concerted effort so that the labors of research … Continue reading
A few topics today. When First Worlders donate to the missions, some of it goes to leadership: 19. In the distribution of subsidies, a suitable share is to be set aside each year for the training and support of local … Continue reading
This section has a lot of meat on which to chew. First, a suggestion that episcopal conferences work across national borders to serve more effectively: 18. Because it is desirable that episcopal conferences in the missions be united in organic … Continue reading
Missionary institutes, which would seem to include the main varieties of religious orders established in mission territory, as well as outposts staffed by permanent or temporary, religious or lay, personnel–these folks will need to collaborate with the local bishop: 17. … Continue reading
A few dry sections, including the make-up of the SCPF, and a breakdown by the numbers: 15. Unless in individual cases the Supreme Pontiff decrees otherwise, 24 representatives take part in the direction of the Sacred Congregation for the Propagation … Continue reading
The next several sections outline some responsibilities of and points of collaboration with the curia, particularly the Sacred Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith (SCPF). First, who’s in charge, administratively speaking: 13. (1) There is to be but one … Continue reading
Some oversight issues on the level of the national conference: 9. In the episcopal conferences there should be an episcopal commission for the missions which will have the duty of fostering missionary activity, mission awareness, coordinated arrangements for cooperation among … Continue reading