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: 8 September 2013
Another story from a Church with a change of tone. From the woman who wrote to Pope Francis and who got a phone call in reply: The number was from Rome, with a 06 dial code, and as soon as … Continue reading
Scotland’s Catholics, reeling from scandal at the top, now have another one brewing. Is this a hierarchy making a transparent attempt at punishing a priest who went public with serious accusations embarrassing to bishops? Gerard McGee comes to the defense … Continue reading
Sections 12 through 15 of Go and Make Disciples address the matter of conversion. Catholics speak of converts, and usually think of such persons as those who have “switched” from another religious practice to Catholicism. Conversion often happens when people become Catholic, but … Continue reading
Under the subheading, “The Eucharistic Prayer,” these six sections deal with post-conciliar problems with the proclamation of this prayer. Naturally, as the locus for the consecration of the bread and wine, it shouldn’t be surprising that it gets a significant … Continue reading