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: 9 December 2009
Scrabble with hot chocolate tonight. Look over on the left there. Near the end of the game, the young miss tacked “OPINION” on the end of QUILT for a personal-best 72-points on one play. Her total for the game: 353. … Continue reading
Still digging out in Iowa. The night is partly clear; I can see some stars and Jupiter. The young miss is pleased school has been called off tomorrow. I thought it would. It’s already down to zero F and will … Continue reading
It was beautiful outside this morning. Snowfall has ended, but the wind is whipping what has fallen thickly into the air. Otherwise it would be sunny instead of a yellow haze. I like the formations in windblown snow. The dog … Continue reading
245. The neophytes are, as the term “mystagogy” suggests, introduced into a fuller and more effective understanding of the mysteries through the Gospel message they have learned and above all through their experience of the sacraments they have received. For … Continue reading
Irish theologian Vincent Twomey weighs in publicly on how bishops should be selected. The gist of his argument pertains to Ireland: mediocre candidates, too many dioceses (26), an immediate moratorium on selecting new bishops, a serious self-examination of the Irish … Continue reading