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
Joyce Donahue on Creed at Liturgy Liam on Creed at Liturgy Episteme on Man as Buffoon Liam on DPPL 30: Medieval Separation o… Todd on Refugees jpsammon on Refugees Liam on DPPL 28-29: The Middle Ag… Todd on Refugees jpsammon on Refugees Charles Culbreth on DPPL 27: Saint Gregory the…
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Tag Archives: synod on the family
I won’t be dissecting the Instrumentum Laboris for the October synod with the same thoroughness we’ve treated other documents here. But I do plan to drop in a post every few days on aspects that strike me, especially on liturgy … Continue reading
October’s Synod’s preliminary document, The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization is up. This is the working document the bishops and other participants will draw from as they discuss the interplay between families, faith, and the all-important … Continue reading
Rocco whispered from the loggia some general thoughts from Archbishop Kurtz from the USCCB meeting. He revealed some broad details from the reports he compiled from various dioceses and sent on to Rome. The synod leaders have asked these reports … Continue reading
The president-emeritus of Ireland speaks out on the upcoming synod on the family: (Mary) McAleese questioned the idea of people “who have decided they are not going to have any children, not going to have families, not going to be … Continue reading
If you live with one or more people in a serious way, Pope Francis has written a letter to you. Caution: this isn’t the length of your average theological or biblical letter. It’s like letter-length. But not hardcore like ancient … Continue reading
Some dioceses in the UK have simplified the survey a number of us filled out last month. I was surprised we were basically being fed an instrument designed for bishops and that was clearly never intended for common consumption. The … Continue reading
Brushing up against the boundaries of doctrine, or even going outside the safe domains of catechesis: why do these events or opportunities always merit a reaction? From yesterday’s Vatican presser: Although preparations for the 2014 extraordinary Synod of Bishops on … Continue reading