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: 19 January 2012
I just watched an old friend compete on Jeopardy today. My wife called and said I had to get to a tv. So I barged in on the students who live in the peer minister suite. To give you a … Continue reading
At the bench, Greg’s commentariat weighs in on this story of a Down’s Syndrome lad being denied First Communion with his classmates. I’ve weighed in there, of course. But I have more questions that are appropriate in a combox post. … Continue reading
For a parish with multiple priests, or at a concelebrated Mass, it may make sense for one priest to take time away from pastoral contact with the people. Otherwise, GIRM 163 comes off as a bit too fussy: 163. When … Continue reading
Let’s pick up on yesterday’s point emphasizing the criterion of presenting the whole of the Gospel, then wrap up with throwing inculturation into the balance. 112. Two closely connected dimensions underlie this criterion. – The integral presentation of the Gospel … Continue reading