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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Monthly Archives: September 2012
The bishops cite canon law to ensure that the tabernacle is one, worthy, suitable, etc.. And above all, safe: § 72 § The general law of the Church provides norms concerning the tabernacle and the place for the reservation of … Continue reading
Only one of my spiritual directors ever suggested I do a daily examen. With such a rousing endorsement, I never found my way into the practice. Or the practice never found its way to me. In my recent reading on … Continue reading
More reflection on liberation, which, we should all realize, is not a political dirty word for conservatives, but a quality of freedom which is an aspiration human, and God-willed. 30. It is well known in what terms numerous bishops from … Continue reading
Vatican II, especially in the post-conciliar working out of the liturgical directives of Sacrosanctum Concilium, addressed how we find Christ and relate to him in the reserved Eucharist and what impact this has on the Mass, and how the Mass … Continue reading
By necessity, evangelization takes place in a setting both personal for the seekers and in a world climate of very real, if slowly shifting concerns: 29. But evangelization would not be complete if it did not take account of the … Continue reading
I’m seeing a third century quote attributed to Jesus getting a load of blogplay the past few days. I think I’m going to stay on the fence and not read too much into/of this stuff. Even if genuine, which I … Continue reading
The reservation of the Eucharist was begun for practical reasons. Adoration came later: § 70 § Christ present in the eucharistic species is a treasure the Church has come to cherish and revere over the centuries. The reservation of the Eucharist … Continue reading