about Todd FlowerdayA Roman Catholic lay person, married (since 1996), with one adopted child (since 2001). I serve a parish in music ministry.
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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Monthly Archives: September 2011
Another year of MR1 in the Chinese city. The diocesan chancellor, Fr Lawrence Lee: Even if there is no catechesis, the faithful can get accustomed to it through repeated recitations but there will be a lack of understanding. Hey, I … Continue reading
Interesting story on Vatican Insider. Do you wonder if President Bush or anyone else ever did read the letter? Their inside source: Laghi knew his mission had failed, but he also realized that the Bush administration was very naïve about … Continue reading
Did you know that the Sunday before last was designated National Back to Church Sunday? Me either. For most all American Catholics it was Catechetical Sunday. October is the peak month of the year for church attendance, Christmas and Easter … Continue reading
So what’s the point of this document, then? We have a catechism; isn’t that enough? 9. The object of this Directory is clearly the same as that pursued by the 1971 Directory. It attempts to provide those fundamental theologico-pastoral principles … Continue reading
The CDWDS may take over, preparing translations and approving them: 104. For the good of the faithful, the Holy See reserves to itself the right to prepare translations in any language, and to approve them for liturgical use.[Code of Canon … Continue reading
Rita Ferrone writes in praise of rupture on PrayTell. Comments closed there, but she has a significant word for rupture: Birth I have another: Conversion Long-time readers know this is one of my favorite memes. But it’s also a serious … Continue reading