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
Randolph Nichols on Apple or Pumpkin? Hillary on The Coming Mercy Liam on Apple or Pumpkin? Devin Rice on Apple or Pumpkin? Liam on Songleader to Choir Liam on Apple or Pumpkin? Liam on Apple or Pumpkin? Liam on The Warm-Up Liam on The Warm-Up Liam on Acclamation or Call/Response?
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Daily Archives: 16 February 2007
Perfectae Caritatis 9 turns the council’s attention to monasticism: The monastic life, that venerable institution which in the course of a long history has won for itself notable renown in the Church and in human society, should be preserved with … Continue reading
One of the better writers on the Catholic Right is Rod Dreher. His commentariat has strung 60-some posts on this thread, “Are we an evil nation?” I have better things to do than read St Bloggers going at it on … Continue reading
You all realize that when the council bishops speak of “lay” communities, they mean sisters and brothers, right? That aside, section 8 begins with a basic description of religious communities devoted to particular and/or various apostolates: There are in the … Continue reading
In our recent back-and-forth on discipleship with the Intentional Disciples folks and our respective commentariats, we focused more or less exclusively on the notion of discipleship and took discernment from there. If I may overgeneralize, discipleship is an invitation of … Continue reading
(This is Neil, again.) There are interesting discussions about the faith of young adults here and here, both inspired by a Catholic News Service story that quoted the Purdue sociologist James Davidson as saying about young Catholics, “They practice their … Continue reading