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
- Laudato Si 81: The Consequences of Personhood
- In Paradisum
- More On Forgiving Abortion
- Laudato Si 80: A Creation Incomplete
- What Pope Francis Intends On Abortion Forgiveness
- On Counter-Witnessing
- When Do People Lose God?
- Laudato Si 79: Evolution, Positive and Otherwise
- Cinquant’anni Dopo 21-22: Rivalries and Critiques
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: 21 May 2007
A nice colorful image from the Spitzer telescope. For those unfamiliar with interstellar chemistry, here’s a primer from NASA: Wisps of green in the cloud are organic molecules called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. These molecules are formed anytime carbon-based materials are … Continue reading
… above the Saturn cloud tops and in the midst of the ring system. Another Easter Friday image from Cassini shows a few subtle details: the oblong moon, the very faint F-ring and very faint banding on the planet.
Let’s delve a little deeper into transubstantiation, courtesy of the theological giants of the early Church: 47. This is why the Fathers felt they had a solemn duty to warn the faithful that, in reflecting upon this most sacred Sacrament, … Continue reading
Science skeptics* will probably poo-poo these calculations by T.J. Cox and Avi Loeb. But the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics researchers have determined some possible fates for the sun when the Milky Way collides with the Andromeda Galaxy in the next … Continue reading
Envisat peeked in between the clouds over four months in 2004 to produce this map. I wonder if that’s why they’ve started up those cool Google map locations. Probably not, though; that’s spy satellite technology. Notice the brown and orange … Continue reading
CHRIST PRESENT IN THE EUCHARIST THROUGH TRANSUBSTANTIATION With that title, Paul VI wades into some deeper theological waters in his encyclical: 46. To avoid any misunderstanding of this type of presence, which goes beyond the laws of nature and constitutes … Continue reading