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
- Laudato Si 170: Costs Passed to the Poor
- Laudato Si 169: Delays On Climate Change
- On Long-Winded Prayers
- Laudato Si 168: Conventions
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Psalm 27: 1, 4, 7-10, 13-14
- Laudato Si 167: Rio in 1992
- Simple Gifts
- Laudato Si 166: Popular Movements
- Apple or Pumpkin?
- Songleader to Choir
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Daily Archives: 2 July 2006
The following excerpts are from a letter released by Archbishop Demetrios of the Greek Orthodox Church of America (hat tip: Orthodoxy Today). I hope that all of our readers have a joyful – and reflective – Fourth of July. Today, … Continue reading
Gaudium et Spes 81 continues on war, peace, and related issues. First, while the issue of MAD (mutually assured destruction) may be in the past, the principle of nations arming themselves while needs within the borders (and outside) go unmet … Continue reading
… feel free. Y’all realize that the DofI was approved by congressional vote on the 2nd of July, right?
Gaudium et Spes 80 addresses the concerns of the 60’s: The horror and perversity of war is immensely magnified by the addition of scientific weapons. For acts of war involving these weapons can inflict massive and indiscriminate destruction, thus going … Continue reading
Gaudium et Spes turns to international considerations in this section entitled, “The Avoidance of War” Even though recent wars have wrought physical and moral havoc on our world, the devastation of battle still goes on day by day in some … Continue reading