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
- Laudato Si 81: The Consequences of Personhood
- 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
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Daily Archives: 3 January 2009
Cheap Astronomy hosts the 85th carnival. Maybe I’ll get my act together and put together some original posts soon. I’ve been enjoying the clear night skies here in central Iowa when I walk the dog late at night. Ice, sleet … Continue reading
Don’t forget to bless your home tomorrow. Essential ingredient: let your kids write on the wall. Which version will you tell your children: Caspar + Melchior + Balthasar? Christus Mansionem Benedicat? If you need a little extra time to dig out … Continue reading
You only have to be in church music a few months before you’ll hear a horror story from a colleague, or you’ll be the subject of one yourself. The Recovering Choir Director sums up a story from the Musica Sacra … Continue reading
Jim McK suggested I backtrack a bit and catch up with the introductory proposition, number 2, that affirmed Dei Verbum and the consequent years of “great benefits” the Church has realized from Vatican II. The synodal fathers, at more than … Continue reading
Whenever “adoption” appears in Scripture, my ears pop open. This past holy day’s second reading from Galatians: But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to ransom those … Continue reading