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
- Laudato Si 46: Social Aspects of Global Change
- Worthy Is The Lamb
- Ah! Wilderness
- Dives in Misericordiae 13a: Profess and Proclaim Mercy
- Open Thread on Credibility
- Laudato Si 45: Where Do We Find Natural Beauty?
- Upper Plains Travelogue
- Dives in Misericordiae VII: An Incarnate Mercy
- Indifference and Desire
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Daily Archives: 23 January 2006
Part I of Gaudium et Spes is entitled “The Church and Man’s Calling” And yes, we’re just getting to Part I. (Don’t be alarmed; the document contains only 93 sections.) The People of God believes that it is led by … Continue reading
Generally speaking, are your parish volunteers recruited on a gifts basis or on a needs basis? The difference? Here are two sample appeals: Bulletin: “I need some good singers to cantor at the 12 noon Mass. Sign up in the … Continue reading
Here’s some comet dust embedded in aerogel, fresh from its triumphant return from Comet Wild-2. The science guys are going bananas over early results; it appears the collection attempt was wildly successful. “This exceeded all of our grandest expectations,” said … Continue reading
As Todd noted below, Bernard Brandt has generously awarded me the Order of the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch for what Bernard judges to be my “charitable and truly intelligent application of Orthodox theology in his essays.” I really don’t … Continue reading
I’m rather reticent about discussing my (unimpressive) personal life here. But I’m happy to let you know that I’m going to be married on June 3. To a Methodist. My beloved and I take very seriously our vocation to be … Continue reading
The Council was able to embrace the ecumenical movement because it understood the church as a whole as movement, namely as the people of God on the move. Or to formulate it another way: the Council ascribed new relevance to … Continue reading