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.
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Daily Archives: 12 September 2006
Pluto suffers further indignity. Not only has it been stripped of planethood, it now has been assigned an asteroid number. At the beginning of 2006, it was orbiting with the big dogs. Today, the ice ball is known as minor … Continue reading
On the drive home a few weeks ago, I caught a snippet of Fresh Air in which Episcopalian priest Barbara Brown Taylor talks of her departure from ministry. She spoke of some survey conducted which found the following order for … Continue reading
The Star reporter described it as “part prayer meeting, part science lecture and part political rally.” Bishop Finn got half a quote: “The Rev. Robert Finn, bishop of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Catholic Diocese, also compared the battle against the … Continue reading
Two more sections before we reach the laity. Be patient, anti-clericalists. In this section, participation in the ministry of the apostles is expanded to priests and deacons, but amazingly, no mention of curia as of yet. Christ, whom the Father … Continue reading
We keep it up on the bishop track. Has this seemed overly long to you? Let’s read that “authority and sacred power” are used only–say it together: only–for the purpose of “edification … in truth and holiness.” Bishops, as vicars … Continue reading