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.
Vatican II pages
- Laudato Si 170: Costs Passed to the Poor
- Laudato Si 169: Delays On Climate Change
- On Long-Winded Prayers
- Laudato Si 168: Conventions
- Reconciliation Lectionary: Psalm 27: 1, 4, 7-10, 13-14
- Laudato Si 167: Rio in 1992
- Simple Gifts
- Laudato Si 166: Popular Movements
- Apple or Pumpkin?
- Songleader to Choir
- 5,788,902 hits
Daily Archives: 20 January 2014
Praise for Benediction: 135. That practice in a special manner is to be highly praised according to which many exercises of piety, customary among the faithful, and with benediction of the blessed sacrament. For excellent and of great benefit is … Continue reading
In 1 John, we are given the starkest contrast: the darkness and the light. It seems simple enough to think of sin as associated with darkness. One of the favorite preaching themes of my pastor is to remind Advent or … Continue reading
Evangelization is not merely quoting scripture or citing papal documents. For the Latin American bishops it has to include the concerns of society – especially the poor. Recalling the parable of the Good Samaritan, the Church is called to live … Continue reading
Marking a hundred years of history is often a big celebration. This new year is the centenary of the once so-called Great War. At the top of the news list on BBC this morning is this glowing treatment. I have no … Continue reading
I found this year’s Super Bowl match-up interesting. Since Seattle entered the NFL in 1976, they have played Denver 53 times, including one playoff game in 1983, according to this site. (Check page 38 for all-time scores.) The only more … Continue reading