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.
Vatican II pages
- PS 37: The Penitential Celebrations in Lent
- What About Sacramental Grace?
- Humanae Vitae 30: To Bishops
- PS 35-36: Chrism Mass
- Humanae Vitae 29: Christian Compassion
- Just A Thought on Guilt, Shame, and Public Relations
- PS 33-34: Passion and Homily
- Difficulty With Pope Francis
- Humanae Vitae 28: To Priests
- PS 31-32: Word and Music
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Daily Archives: 18 July 2008
Jon Voisey of the Angry Astronomer blog hosts this week’s carnival of space, the 63rd installment. It’s really a very worthwhile read–not at all something that will suck you down into some cosmic drain. I hope to get cracking on … Continue reading
Form II of Sacramental Reconciliation, commonly known as “communal” reconciliation with individual confessions, seems to get a lot of attention in my new parish. The pastor told me they do it “several” times a year here. I had a personal … Continue reading
Ah! The greatest commandment. Let’s read the evangelist tell it: One of the Pharisees, a scholar of the law, tested Jesus by asking, “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” He said to him, “You shall love … Continue reading
Authentic pastoral ministers know that being “pastoral” is not akin to spoonfeeding the laity and coddling their every experience. Conversion is a challenging and often troubling experience. If the encounter with the Living Word uncovers the need for metanoia, then the … Continue reading