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: 16 May 2013
Pope Benedict’s “Dictatorship of Relativism” always struck me as a soft adversary. Relativism, as I understand the broad sense of it, is often used as an excuse by some people who otherwise have good intentions. Even the deeply religious Catholic. … Continue reading
I have a quick bicycle commute to the parish from home. It takes me about eight minutes in the morning, as it’s largely downhill. Then I sweat a bit on the 11-minute return leg. My legs feel good after a … Continue reading
The Numinous Nine are set. Over the next three days, we’ll get a chance to whittle nine Scripture verses into a final Trinity. The pairings include Saturday’s: 1 Cor 13:13/Ps 46:11a/Mt 11:28 and tomorrow’s Jn 1:1/Lk 24:32b/Gal 3:28 Today’s trio … Continue reading
Pope Pius XII supplies today’s thought, that a government that ignores or violates personal rights and duties has abrogated its authority: 60. It is generally accepted today that the common good is best safeguarded when personal rights and duties are … Continue reading