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
Dick Martin on To Praise the Dead or To Pray… charlesincenca on Funeral Prayers John Donaghy on In Paradisum Jen on In Paradisum Liam on In Paradisum Liam on What Pope Francis Intends On A… FrMichael on What Pope Francis Intends On A… Dick Martin on Funeral Prayers NorDog on Boycott Todd on Boycott
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Daily Archives: 16 August 2006
An AP writer speculates a California bishop could face misdemeanor charges for a three-day delay in reporting a sex predator priest. This is from Kim Curtis’ article: State law requires priests and others to report child sexual abuse “immediately or … Continue reading
NPR aired a commentary today by Donna Freitas, religion professor at St. Michael’s College in Vermont. While I paused for the train to pass by, Freitas took a favorable view of Madonna’s cross and crown pose for “Live To Tell.” … Continue reading
No, not the situation in the Catholic Church. And not the situation in the early solar system. The IAU committee has unveiled a brilliant plan to teach school kids that our sun now has twelve planets. Here’s a link, plus … Continue reading
Relying on images of the Gospels and Acts, the Church’s story as a visible reality commences: The mystery of the holy Church is manifest in its very foundation. The Lord Jesus set it on its course by preaching the Good … Continue reading
Amy links a First Things editorial noting the divide between a conservative Catholic approach to war and what the pope’s been saying. Pope Benedict, who spent his formative years in the crucible of war-torn Europe, might know a thing or … Continue reading
Hopefully, nobody takes the title of this post as a sign that Catholic Sensibility has definitively “jumped the shark.” I really believe that the relationship of desert monks and animals can teach us important spiritual lessons about restraint and eschatology. … Continue reading