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
- 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
- Laudato Si 78: Disposing of Myths
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Daily Archives: 20 May 2008
I haven’t yet finished Ralph Lorenz and Jacqueline Mitton’s brilliant book Titan Unveiled, but I can’t wait to put out a positive review. The world can’t get enough good science books written for the general public. And this is one … Continue reading
It’s not even a college commencement. Under the provisions of Canon 763, I hereby deny you permission to speak in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles I note that Cardinal Mahony is bothered by Bishop Robinson’s American tour and stop in … Continue reading
We get into the meat of FIYH with a first chapter devoted to the assembly of worshippers. Just so you know, FIYH has been divided into four larger sections each treating in turn: the assembly, the preacher, the homily, and … Continue reading
The apostle begins a section in which he offers final recommendations. The wedding pericope picks up after Saint Paul names some names (4:2-3). This choice is new to the wedding Lectionary, being added at the end of the last decade … Continue reading
Here’s one that crossed my desk today. We have a couple marrying at our parish Saturday night. In keeping with our pastor’s edict against Saturday night weddings, a priest friend of the couple has been engaged by them to preside … Continue reading
The folllowing principles are mostly well-founded, but the wording seems a touch curious. The wife of a prospective deacon is part of the equation: 11. Older men, whether single or married, can be called to the diaconate. The latter, however, … Continue reading