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
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Daily Archives: 17 January 2006
It’s a few winters ago, according to NASA, so if you’re having a seasonably warm time of it over there, don’t panic. The NASA Visible Earth site has lots of categories, and I must admit one of my favorites is … Continue reading
Keep in mind this is 1916, even before the roaring twenties, much less the 1960’s or the MTV era. So it was rather racy for the new quarter design to feature a Lady Liberty with the shield covering up just … Continue reading
The introduction of Gaudium et Spes continues with the acknowledgement of the high hope for justice based on human power: Meanwhile the conviction grows not only that humanity can and should increasingly consolidate its control over creation, but even more, … Continue reading
Another look at 1 Samuel, this time chapter two, in which the mother of Samuel give praise to God for the conception and birth of a long-awaited son: My heart exults in the Lord, my horn is exalted in my … Continue reading
Courtesy of my Steeler fan friend Tom. Several men are in the locker room of a golf club. A cell phone on a bench rings and a man engages the hands free speaker-function and begins to talk. Everyone else in … Continue reading