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
- 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
- Laudato Si 78: Disposing of Myths
- Open Thread on Favorable Interpretation
- The Arc From Canon Law To Astrophysics
- Cinquant’anni Dopo 19-20: Obedience and Unity
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Monthly Archives: January 2008
Celebrate the golden anniversary of the US entry into space, watching this video on the JPL site. Explorer I, launched 31 January 1958, is modeled in triumph above by William Pickering (JPL’s then-director), James Van Allen (the Iowa scientist who … Continue reading
Or perhaps that should be “Underage” Lectors. My young friend Laura was recruited while in 6th grade to be a regular lector by our then- associate pastor. She had good poise and presentation skills by any adult standard, so I … Continue reading
They’re really not golden. This is a natural color image taken from the dark side of the rings. Where they are bright, you see more sunlight poking through. That dark middle section is the most dense portion of the Saturnian … Continue reading
We’ve been watching a lot of movies at home lately. It’s been interesting to branch out from Ebert thumbs-up flicks at the theater. In no particular order … We watched The Wedding Date, which I liked a little bit better … Continue reading
Check this link for Cosmas Damian Asam’s 1735 painting of St Benedict in Germany’s Weltenburg Abbey. The Baroque painter accurately depicts the corona of the sun which only appears during a total solar eclipse. Also depicted is the “diamond ring” … Continue reading
Just an update on liturgical matters around here. Over the next few weeks, I’ll post on each of the wedding readings, with Neil’s help on 1 Corinthians 13, and hopefully a bit more. We’ll look at the rituals of infant … Continue reading