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: 24 October 2007
Another fine example or two of the ideological cannibalism all too prevalent on the internet. The posts themselves are decent, and well-thought-out (though they give quite a bit more credence to the whole reform2 project than it deserves). It’s the … Continue reading
tv singing contestants in Australia have been asked not to talk about God. Apparently it would be seen as not cool. It’s an interesting echo of the efforts by some to derail an Australian Idol winner’s song being picked for … Continue reading
It sounds like a title of a pulp-era sf story, but propellers are actual features in Saturn’s Rings that look like … well, propellers. These things are way cool. Imagine a moonlet about the size of a sports arena or … Continue reading
Here’s what the GILH says about readings during Lent, Triduum, and Eastertime: 150. During Lent the readings for the first year are passages from Deuteronomy and the Letter to the Hebrews. Those for the second year review the history of … Continue reading
According to Pope Benedict: Educators of the faith, cannot run the risk of looking like some sort of clown, who is simply playing a role. (They) should be like the beloved disciple, who rested his head on the master’s heart … Continue reading
At first, the inclusion of the Book of Ruth (it doesn’t appear at all in the Lectionary for Mass) was curious, but she is the Gentile ancestor of King David. 147. During Advent, following an ancient tradition, passages are read … Continue reading