about Todd FlowerdayA Roman Catholic lay person, married (since 1996), with one adopted child (since 2001). I serve a parish in music ministry.
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: 4 January 2014
For those of you in the central and northeastern part of North America, I wish and pray for safety and warmth in the days to come. I was reading that the state of Minnesota has cancelled school on Monday. Some … Continue reading
You can access Mediator Dei on the Vatican web site here. 107. It is to be observed, also, that they have strayed from the path of truth and right reason who, led away by false opinions, make so much of … Continue reading
The Vatican Insider reports that Pope Francis has abolished the title of “monsignor” for all religious clergy and for diocesan clergy younger than 65. The action is not retroactive, but I wonder how many clergy might opt to turn in … Continue reading
I’ve been continuing along in the online spiritual exercises. I’ve fallen a bit behind on the schedule. My director affirms this is acceptable, for the weeks when insights come slowly or my resistance is strong or when something good on … Continue reading
Every so often, I browse the CMAA forum and see what issues traditional church musicians are facing. I was banished from the forum ages ago, but occasionally someone sends me a link. I read this recently rebooted thread with interest, and … Continue reading