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 April 2012
Two organ hymns face off. Technically, we’ve already polled Salve Regina, the Latin original for the tenth seeded “Hail Holy Queen.” But many Catholics probably don’t realize the connection of this much-loved hymn with the Marian antiphon sung at the … Continue reading
Let’s review the Church’s view of the history of Communion in the High Middle Ages. Clearly, a degree of rationalism predated the Enlightenment, as reason and knowledge were judged to be proper prerequisites for the reception of Communion. In the … Continue reading
The note on GDC’s title, “Parents, primary educators of their children,” references “chapter 3 of this Part, The family as an environment or means of growth in the faith, where the characteristics of family catechesis are analysed; here, more consideration is … Continue reading