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
- @ Synod15: Adoption and Foster Parenting
- Laudato Si 116: Understanding Anthropocentrism
- On My Bookshelf: Theology of Christian Marriage IV
- Guns in Fun
- Laudato Si 115: Modern Anthropocentrism
- Laudato Si 114: Revolution
- Asteroid Romero
- Weekend Football
- Laudato Si 113: Where Is The Hope?
- Laudato Si 112: Technology Serving People
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Daily Archives: 28 November 2006
This is one aspect of Vatican II I remember parishes hammering away at during the 70’s and 80’s: “Extreme unction,” which may also and more fittingly be called “anointing of the sick,” is not a sacrament for those only who … Continue reading
NASA announces a press conference next Monday that will describe the plans for lunar exploration. If they want to listen, I have an initial suggestion: The Marius Hills, imaged here. This was considered during the Apollo program, but they decided … Continue reading
The Cassini site posted an image that shows the influence of the tiny moon Daphnis on nearby ring edges. The Keeler Gap is 26 miles wide; the moon 4.3.
With all the blogosphere focused on the Holy Father’s visit to Turkey, the liturgy posts are drawing less discussion today. Which is as it should be. I was a little surprised that this open book post on Liturgical Matters had … Continue reading
If a council were held today, I think this sacrament would get a lot more than these twenty-seven words: The rite and formulas for the sacrament of penance are to be revised so that they more clearly express both the … Continue reading
A theologian once quipped that confirmation was a sacrament in search of a theology. Vatican II did make a few brief suggestions: The rite of confirmation is to be revised and the intimate connection which this sacrament has with the whole … Continue reading
Reviewing my parish’s altar server roster yesterday morning, I noticed we have a balance of 47 boys, 47 girls. I encounter more problems with combatative siblings serving together than boys shying away because of girls. Boys make up about 30% of … Continue reading