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: 22 April 2009
A nifty post on one of my favorite blogs, strange maps, looks at the once and imaginary future subway in my hometown.
In helping engaged couples plan their wedding liturgies, the intersection of the Eucharist with a non-Catholic groom or bride is always a troubling point. I say this not because it becomes a bone of contention between couple and Church–that’s a … Continue reading
Sections 36-40 give no rituals, only the ministerial approach to the period known as “Evangelization and Precatechumenate.” We might be exploding a few myths in these next few posts. Lots of parishes start out from the first meeting inundating inquirers … Continue reading
Longtime readers and friends know I have tried to practice pacifism for several years. Back in the 80’s I read much more about it, and have pretty much lost touch with what the scholars of non-violence are saying these days. … Continue reading