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: 4 May 2012
Deacon Greg and his commentariat are concerned that an alarming percentage of New Jersey Catholics think Jesus sinned. 57 percent is an eye-opener, whether the 1950 level was at eighty percent or twenty-eight or even less. (We don’t know, do … Continue reading
Of the three Revelation passages given for funerals, this is the one chosen most often: I saw a new heaven and a new earth. The former heaven and the former earth had passed away, and the sea was no … Continue reading
A generation is certainly passing. I read on CNS that Msgr Bill Shannon’s funeral will be celebrated today in my home diocese. During my college and grad school days, I attended one or two lectures by the Merton scholar. He … Continue reading
Rubrics on the homily: 22. When the readings are finished the homily is given, in which the biblical readings are elucidated and the significance of the rite explained: Christ is the cornerstone of the Church, and the temple that is going … Continue reading
Seasonal music is doing quite well in the head-to-head polling of this liturgical music madness. NPM’s number one song, “On Eagles’ Wings” got bounced by an Easter song we often sing only once a year. Let’s see how the most … Continue reading