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: September 2008
Liam is right in the comments on PCS 8-12: Catholics should learn and know to ask for anointing for mental illness as well as physical. Anointing recovering addicts should be a standard practice. 13 In public and private catechesis, the … Continue reading
Lots of news on Mars these days, including images of snow falling: Cool. Also lots of news coming up on Mercury as the Messenger probe readies itself for a science survey on flyby number two next week. (T)he Gamma-Ray Spectrometer … Continue reading
I don’t know what to think about economic news today. But maybe I can channel what some of my neighbors are thinking. My family and I recently bought a new home for six figures. Six-and-a-half orders of magnitude smaller than … Continue reading
Have you a favorite? Mine would easily be Raphael, the emissary sent to respond to the prayers of Sarah and Tobit. Each in turn prayed for death as a better alternative to their sufferings. Sarah had been afflicted by a … Continue reading
Who may be anointed? This is the question pastors and pastoral care ministers have attempted to address since Vatican II. The sacrament formerly known as “extreme unction” was delayed until the time of death. So there were a lot of … Continue reading
I’ve been tinkering with the blog format a bit over the past several weeks. Have you noticed the new images at the top? Another item I should’ve done long ago was to better organize the categories. All those Latin names … Continue reading