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: 22 September 2005
I hope that you’ve been reading Todd’s commentary on Apostolicam Actuositatem. Towards the end of the first chapter, the decree tells us that “the spiritual life of the laity should take its particular character from their married or family state … Continue reading
The lay apostolate, according to AA7, is progressive, meaning that the aim is no less than a continual improvement in the status quo: God’s plan for the world is that men should work together to renew and constantly perfect the … Continue reading
Not everybody agrees with me on this. But yesterday’s report on Philadelphia priest sex abusers plus some commentary on the abusers who circumvented “orientation purity” of archdiocesan seminarians post-1988 probably supports my theory. 1. People who molest children or seduce … Continue reading