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: 4 February 2008
The first seven sections of the Directory for Masses With Children (henceforth DMC) constitute the introduction to the main document. Two categories of young people are of concern. Those who have yet to complete their Christian initiation, which includes Confirmation, … Continue reading
The Directory for Masses With Children was written by the CDWDS and promulgated on All Saints’ Day, 1973. It may be safe to say this document has all at once been ignored, vilified, misapplied, over-emphasized, and misunderstood by post-conciliar Catholics … Continue reading
Actually, that’s me today. The female offpsring unit is home with a sore throat and earache and heading to the doctor–despite protests–tomorrow morning. The female spouse unit is still recovering from last week’s illness and a major adjustment to her … Continue reading