about Todd FlowerdayA Roman Catholic lay person, married (since 1996), with one adopted child (since 2001). I serve a parish in music ministry.
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: 23 May 2006
What about the practice of placing the Book of the Gospels in a prominent place in a church? Pope John Paul II asked that Roman parishes do this during the Jubilee celebrations six years ago. I ask because it’s come … Continue reading
Gaudium et Spes 57 deals with section 2 (Some Principles for the Proper Development of Culture) of chapter 2 of part II (if you can follow that at home). First, setting one’s sights on heaven is seen as a motivating … Continue reading
My intent with this occasional feature is to provide readers with a constructive way to express their preferred liturgical policy on some matters. Sometimes I offer my own opinion, but more frequently, I’ve presented actual problems as they are brought … Continue reading
The “Faith Matters” column in the current Christian Century is written by Carol Zaleski and concerns humility. She first points us to George Herbert’s poem “Humilitie” and then shares a memorable anecdote: … Humility’s job is not to crown the … Continue reading
This “living fossil” is described as a cross between a shrimp and a mud lobster. Probably not heading to the menu as a promotional item at Red Lobster, but I do wonder if Larry London has dibs on this specimen … Continue reading
Zenit gives the full text of Pope Benedict’s May 7th ordination homily mentioned here before in connection with the problem of careerism in the priesthood. It is through (Jesus) that one must enter the service of shepherd. Jesus highlights very … Continue reading