about Todd FlowerdayA Roman Catholic lay person, married (since 1996), with one adopted child (since 2001). I serve a parish in music ministry.
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.
Vatican II pages
- Laudato Si 81: The Consequences of Personhood
- In Paradisum
- More On Forgiving Abortion
- Laudato Si 80: A Creation Incomplete
- What Pope Francis Intends On Abortion Forgiveness
- On Counter-Witnessing
- When Do People Lose God?
- Laudato Si 79: Evolution, Positive and Otherwise
- Cinquant’anni Dopo 21-22: Rivalries and Critiques
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Monthly Archives: September 2012
Who were those guys, anyway? The Lectionary framers might well have had the 1970 version of SCGS* in mind when they gave us this weekend’s readings. From the Pentateuch: So, when a young man quickly told Moses, “Eldad and Medad … Continue reading
Good Friday’sVeneration is important enough for serious consideration in the planning of a church: § 83 § The celebration of the Lord’s passion on Good Friday has its particular spatial requirements. After the proclamation of the passion and the General … Continue reading
What they were saying about the religious liberty of Christians in the 1970’s: 39. The necessity of ensuring fundamental human rights cannot be separated from this just liberation which is bound up with evangelization and which endeavors to secure structures … Continue reading
Posting may be light for a few days. Or maybe a week. I was very busy today, my usual day off. The fire in the balcony over the narthex at my church has caused quite a bit more damage than … Continue reading
Holy Thursday makes two important demands on the church: foot washing and the altar of reposition. The former doesn’t really make many demands on the space, but the place of reservation is very important, especially for a church that doesn’t … Continue reading
The pope strikes a positive note as he reached the end of his section on liberation. He seems confident the arc of the Church in the 1970’s was a good one, becoming more associated with the thrust of Catholic social teaching rather … Continue reading