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: 18 August 2009
(This is Neil) I tend to read the reviews in Modern Theology electronically, a year late. In the July 2008 issue, the Lutheran ecumenist Michael Root reviews a book by the Dominican theologian Charles Morerod. Fr Morerod apparently wishes to … Continue reading
I have several lives. They don’t intersect too readily. Lots of discussion at the office on scheduling my parish’s Fall semester Msgr. Supple Lecture. And all during it, a tickle in the back of my mind that our speaker was … Continue reading
… and everybody showed up? David Gibson headlined his entry on dotCommonweal, “Pope approves ‘priest-less’ Masses,” but it’s a curiosity for angel pinhead dancers … or something. The comments on his thread just slay me. It’s not a Sunday, but … Continue reading
On the heels of the completed renovation/restoration of Tulsa’s Holy Family Cathedral, dotCommonweal reports that Bishop Edward Slattery of Tulsa will re-orient clergy at the celebration of Mass. The diocesan magazine headlines “Multiple advantages,” to ad orientam posture. But in … Continue reading
This will be way cool when it hits theaters and planetaria. Check out the Bella Gaia site. The sample above features input from various satellites and space probes employing timelapse effects and image enhancements to point out amazing things like … Continue reading
The rite gives three options for this ritual, a wordy “A” version with a single response asked of the godparents. If the celebrant has not “taken part in the earlier deliberation on the candidates’ suitableness (see RCIA 122),” then version … Continue reading