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.
Vatican II pages
- Misericordiae Vultus 6: Mercy is Proper
- DPPL 282: Martyrs Inspire Early Christian Pilgrims
- Climate Change
- Misericordiae Vultus 5: The Jubilee Ends
- Douthat on Breaking, Bad
- DPPL 281: Christian Pilgrimage
- Some Easter Music
- Humanae Vitae 8: God’s Loving Design
- By The Bay
- Misericordiae Vultus 4bc: Opening and Closing the Council
Atheist Max on Open Thread On Born Again Liam on Misericordiae Vultus 6: Mercy… FrMichael on By The Bay Dick Martin on Open Thread On Born Again emmasrandomthoughts on Humanae Vitae 8: God’s L… Atheist Max on Open Thread On Born Again Todd on Douthat on Breaking, Bad Dick Martin on Open Thread On Born Again Atheist Max on Open Thread On Born Again Dick Martin on Open Thread On Born Again
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Daily Archives: 14 May 2013
I just finished Paul Murdin’s 2013 book, Are We Being Watched? The subtitle gives it away as a science book, not conspiracy theory: The Search for Life in the Cosmos. An astronomer pens a book that amasses planetary science, geology, … Continue reading
In 1961, UCLA grad student Michael Minovitch (image here) figured out the gravity assist maneuver for space travel. The young mathematician, working for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), crunched some numbers. And the numbers showed that if a rocket was aimed … Continue reading
A lovely quote from Gerard Manley Hopkins: Let him easter in us, be a dayspring to the dimness of us, be a crimson-cresseted east.
I’ve hesitated commenting on Cardinal O’Malley’s self-disinvite from BC’s commencement. He seems to be a smart guy. I don’t know why a supercardinal would resort to the tired old strategy of boycotting a college’s honorary speaker. In the past, on … Continue reading
The “common good” may seem a bit nebulous. After all, many in the neo-aristocracy promote a twisted version of this, namely that what’s good for the rich, is always good for the non-rich. Pope John would seem to shatter that … Continue reading