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
- Humanae Vitae 27: To Doctors and Nurses
- Too Strict?
- PS 30: Alternatives to the Big Procession
- Not Disciples, But …
- Petitioning God
- Trading Control Panel for Shepherd’s Staff
- Not So Alien
- PS 29: The Passion Sunday Procession
- On My Bookshelf: The Housekeeper and the Professor
- Humanae Vitae 26: Family Apostolate
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Daily Archives: 23 February 2006
The beginning was hard for me. When I read the Life of Antony during the first month of my novitiate I hated it. The demonology seemed naïve and embarrassing. We were not given much help in understanding the spiritual depth … Continue reading
Gaudium et Spes continues its analysis of atheism: Modern atheism often takes on a systematic expression which, in addition to other causes, stretches the desires for human independence to such a point that it poses difficulties against any kind of … Continue reading
In Fr John Garvey’s regular column in the current Commonweal (alas, not online), the Orthodox priest writes that, after many years of busy parish ministry, he now has a good deal of time to read and write and be alone. … Continue reading
Mark Shea can be a snappy writer sometimes. But occasionally, he’s just clueless. And not enjoyable. Like this headline: 16 States Have Citizens Sensible Enough to Think that Experimenting on Children with Gay Adoption is a Bad Idea 34 States … Continue reading
I saw Archbishop Rode’s comments on religious the other day. I almost commented on it, but I often ask myself, “Why would I?” I’m not a vowed religious. I’m not a formal associate of an order. One of CNS’s paraphrases: … Continue reading