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: 10 October 2012
I wasn’t sure what I was getting into once I began turning pages of Kazuo Ishiguro’s 1995 novel. Soon it became clear that I was reading very fine prose soaked in a surreal melancholy. But I was also caught in a … Continue reading
The following section, while not footnoted, contains some common sense advice for how the Church is presented to the neighborhood. § 98 § When constructed and maintained well, the outside of a church can proclaim the Gospel to the city … Continue reading
Jodie Foster’s character conceded, “They should have sent a poet.” Will a singer do? I wonder if they’ll dispense with the missoin control wake-up music and have Ms Brightman sing for her supper. Can she sing it like Diana?
Are there boundaries which we may not cross? Apparently not, according to the Gospel and the bishops: 49. Jesus’ last words in St. Mark’s Gospel confer on the evangelization which the Lord entrusts to His apostles a limitless universality: “Go … Continue reading
More than a social area, and a bit more than a transition space between the world and the realm of liturgy … § 95 § The narthex is a place of welcome—a threshold space between the congregation’s space and the … Continue reading