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
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Daily Archives: 21 February 2007
I love going on retreat. My wife probably knew that when she suggested many years ago that I take a more positive approach to Lent. A priest friend of hers (as well as many others) referred to Lent as the … Continue reading
Not my idea; the pastor’s. Did you catch the line in this morning’s preface? Each year You give us this joyful season when we prepare to celebrate the paschal mystery with mind and heart renewed. One of our fourth grade … Continue reading
How are religious educated? This was a concern of the council bishops, first stating their preference for higher education after the novitiate: Adaptation and renewal depend greatly on the education of religious. Consequently neither non-clerical religious nor religious women should … Continue reading
(This is Neil.) This is the text of a sermon preached in Munich on Ash Wednesday 1967, first published in Geist und Leben 40 (1967) and then in Grace in Freedom (it is also available here). I would advise reading this … Continue reading