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: 11 June 2008
(This is Neil.) First, let me congratulate Todd on his successful offer on the house mercifully devoid of “fungal mass.” Whoever thought that Iowa could be so exciting – or perilous? But here I want to direct your attention to … Continue reading
The Sermon on the Mount contributes three possible Gospel readings for the wedding liturgy. The Beatitudes and the following Scripture provide the bookends of that text: Jesus said to his disciples: “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ … Continue reading
The ever-fascinating blog strange maps provides a view of heaven, via the illustration of Malachi Ward. Here’s the big picture. Of special interest is the “Damned Viewer.” From Adolf Hitler to your philandering boss to the atheist next door, watch … Continue reading
Ian O’Neill at Universe today reports on astronaut Mike Kelly’s concern that a person could get stranded in the center of the ISS’s new Kibo module. Interior space is thirty-seven by fourteen. An inattentive astronaut might drift slowly to the … Continue reading
When in a situation in which people may choose Scripture readings–and here I speak primarily of weddings and funerals–most priests and liturgists I know give the grieving family or the engaged couple pretty wide latitude. These days, we rarely get … Continue reading