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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Tag Archives: Fortnight For Freedom
Last year, I think I did a bit better with a greater variety of witnesses for religious freedom around the world. This year, I think we have a number of women who were advocates for people whose spiritual lives were … Continue reading
Liam suggested we meet the founder of the Visitation sisters. A good choice, I think. And while she wasn’t on poor terms with most clergy, she did have a few obstacles in her life. As a young noblewoman, Jeanne-Françoise de … Continue reading
The worthy founder of the Little Sisters of the Poor may well have been permanently unknown had the schemes of a young priest come to full fruition. This is one of those rare turnabouts in which the priest was the … Continue reading
My wife asked me why I changed the blog look. I still don’t like the big list of pages at the top, but at least it’s not obscuring the design. And readers have more organization for some of our topics … Continue reading