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: 2 February 2009
Here are the priorities for the emergency rite: PCS 264: The sacrament of penance is celebrated if the dying person wishes. As we read in PCS 241, “in case of necessity, the confession may be generic.” 265: The apostolic pardon … Continue reading
The Nativity cycle concludes today with observance of the Presentation of the Lord Jesus in the Temple. Lord, let your servant now die in peace, for you kept your promise. With my own eyes I see the salvation you prepared … Continue reading
An interesting discussion at dotCommonweal about American football. To the question, I’d have to say that if anything, football is to Christianity as Christianity is to Judaism. Check that, football is sort of like one particular rite (like the Ambrosian … Continue reading
That is, in the minds and hearts of anti-abortion Catholics? In the comments below, a non-Roe thread quickly develops a Roe thought and frequent commenter John takes it from there. See posts 9 and 12 for the core of the … Continue reading