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
- Mutuae Relationes 45: Cordial Respect
- DPPL 235: The Litany of the Saints
- No Suffocation
- Mutuae Relationes 44: A Local Bishop’s Authority
- DPPL 234: Celebration of the Eucharist
- On My Bookshelf: A Natural History of the Piano
- Mutuae Relationes 43: Too Tolerant?
- DPPL 233: Problems With A Saint’s Day
- Sex, Gender, and Such
- Mutuae Relationes 41-42: Innovations and Experiments
- 4,508,848 hits
Daily Archives: 6 November 2011
Since we’re reading along with the Thessalonians of yore in our Sunday Lectionary even today, let’s have a look at one of the selections from that letter approved for funeral use: We do not want you to be unaware, brothers … Continue reading
A quick image of our parish’s narthex. Lit Easter Candle at the display of the book of the dead. Does your parish have people sign names into a book in November? One parish I heard about had an entire wall … Continue reading
Thanks to the grace of the Holy Spirit, we are able to find ourselves in an affirmative relationship with Jesus Christ. This is a brief section, but quite profound: 54. This “Yes” to Jesus Christ, who is the fullness of the … Continue reading
The Church reminds us of the purpose of accommodations and adaptations: an enhanced fruitfulness for the people. Not the convenience of the ministers. It’s not surprising that this line of thinking, derived from the 1994 Vatican document Varietates Legitimae, would be … Continue reading