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 Mediator Dei 83-85 FrMichael on Mediator Dei 83-85 FrMichael on On Parenting Daughters emmasrandomthoughts on On Parenting Daughters Liam on On Parenting Daughters Devin on Putting The Curia To Work Liam on Wuerl’s Gig Liam on Wuerl’s Gig Todd on Wuerl’s Gig FrMichael on Wuerl’s Gig
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Category Archives: Food
Taking the morning off, as I have appointments spread later into the afternoon and early evening, and Mass tonight at 9:15. The young miss liked my last pot of potato soup. My wife complained that she likes meat in her … Continue reading
Been cooking the past few days. Don’t ask why; I just get in a mood. With the Iowa heat wave of ’13 in full swing, no idea why the family has been getting hot meals the past few nights. Tonight, … Continue reading
Peanut butter cookies. I forgot to score the third batch with the fork. The young miss didn’t seem to mind.
The young miss has been requesting salsa since Friday. I have a favorite space blend I use as a rub for meat as well as for this corn chip dip: coriander, cumin, and paprika. For salsa, I usually add a … Continue reading
The young miss had some stomach upset yesterday. This has been a long and demanding school year for her. From the low of losing one of her pets Monday to birthday Tuesday, it wasn’t a total surprise that on top … Continue reading
Since my big-loss diet of almost two years ago, I’ve enjoyed being lighter. But I’ve also struggled with the aftermath: putting some pounds back on and taking them off again, confronting my pattern to eat to soothe myself, watching when … Continue reading
On the snack menu for Supe Sunday: French Toast laced with lots of vanilla for pre-game. Hummus or salsa, each laced with olives, for the first half. White corn chips and thin-sliced french bread, respectively for the dipping. Ginger beer … Continue reading
What’s for dinner? Leftovers. I had some cooked chicken from the other night. Refried with garlic, corn, and melon seed pasta. Tomato juice and a pat of cream cheese. Simmer till the pasta is done and then sprinkle with basil.
I had lunch with a priest friend today. Some nice Indian food seemed a perfect way to accompany a mealtime chat on the feast of the apostle to India Later tonight, I noticed Jim Martin’s essay on Thomas, plus the … Continue reading
Out of the hospital long enough to look in on 4:45 Mass, hit the grocery store and make dinner for the young miss and myself. How much of this food will the patient* be able to consume upon her return … Continue reading
The young miss finishes up her last final exams today. Summer vacation beckons. She’ll be getting home in an hour or so. Algebra is hard work, so we have a little chicken korma and fruit-flavored rice prepared to start the … Continue reading
… and come away with a chest of Blood. Artist Sebastian Errazuriz suggests that his supply of vino was … inadvertently blessed by the priest while turning wine into the blood of Christ during the Eucharist. Well, no. It doesn’t … Continue reading
Archbishop Dolan has been getting poked here and there for political and theological particulars spouted on his recent rightmedia appearances. Here he is at the HuffPo speaking briefly on Holy Week and Easter. This is good material. No question he’s … Continue reading
Saint Jerome once said: When the stomach is full, it is easy to talk of fasting. It was a busy day at the parish, bigger than any other Sunday of the year, even Parent’s Weekend. But I did take time to … Continue reading