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.
Vatican II pages
- The War On The War On Christmas
- Laudato Si 170: Costs Passed to the Poor
- Laudato Si 169: Delays On Climate Change
- On Long-Winded Prayers
- Laudato Si 168: Conventions
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Psalm 27: 1, 4, 7-10, 13-14
- Laudato Si 167: Rio in 1992
- Simple Gifts
- Laudato Si 166: Popular Movements
- Apple or Pumpkin?
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Daily Archives: 4 November 2011
It’s a tough economy to lose a job. Even when it’s on your own initiative–with a little push out the door. Never send a lawyer to do a theologian’s job. I think I’m going on record in saying that it’s … Continue reading
Rev. Susan Russell has a sparkling column up at the HuffPo. Included: As we continue to work for family values that value all families and a protect-marriage movement that protects all marriages, we will have your example to add to … Continue reading
Five functions of the ministry of the word are inquiry (my term), initiation, ongoing formation, liturgy, and theology. Good things to remember. I think a healthy parish should have all five, even the last of them. 51. The following are … Continue reading
Another image from Sunday night’s rehearsal. Tobit 7:17 presented an opportunity and a challenge to set to music. The opportunity is to draw out a relationship between two important characters. From the biblical text, we know of Sarah’s devotion to her … Continue reading