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
- Football, Plumbing, and Blogging
- 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
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Daily Archives: 11 June 2009
I suppose if a few Vatican clergy are nervous about non-traditional views of the sacrament, they wouldn’t like the towelette approach either. Curious that psychiatry would be held in such low esteem. Serious mental health is grueling, demanding, and as … Continue reading
It’s always a sad day for the family when a pet must be euthanized. Splinter suffered a stroke more than a year ago. He emerged from it blind, and a bit impaired. He adjusted to our new home pretty well, … Continue reading
Good catechumenate directors know “RCIA 75″ and can quote it. With this post we begin an examination of numbers 75-80, a chapter entitled “Period of the Catechumenate.” This is the manual guiding parishes on the task of how to conduct … Continue reading