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: 13 April 2012
I see the USCCB is playing the adoption card in its latest culturewar adventure: Catholic foster care and adoption services. Boston, San Francisco, the District of Columbia, and the state of Illinois have driven local Catholic Charities out of the … Continue reading
In the NPM top-25, two hymns placed in the top 25 that were essentially the same. Instead of seeding them both, I merged “Tantum Ergo” into “Pange Lingua.” Yes, I know, I could have used the hymn tune version of … Continue reading
Is frequent Communion the will of God? The Magisterium of 1905 thought so. The era of apostles and great doctors is lauded for not only the practice, but the fruits: The will of God in this respect was well understood … Continue reading