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: 10 April 2012
Jo McGowan eviscerates one of the hierarchy’s talking points on sex. Taking on a recent opinion piece from the NYT. Fr Roger Landry trying to make a case against contraception, “Contraception…make[s] pleasure the point of the act, and any time … Continue reading
Having a few days off after Easter has given me time to catch up on a few things. Taxes. Yard work. Today I was mowing past the six-foot high trunk of an apple tree felled by lightning shortly after we moved … Continue reading
At the turn of the 19th into the 20th century, the Roman Catholic Church was almost totally unaware it was entering into decades of upheaval, change, and reform likely not seen since the break from Judaism in the first century. … Continue reading