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
Dick Martin on To Praise the Dead or To Pray… charlesincenca on Funeral Prayers John Donaghy on In Paradisum Jen on In Paradisum Liam on In Paradisum Liam on What Pope Francis Intends On A… FrMichael on What Pope Francis Intends On A… Dick Martin on Funeral Prayers NorDog on Boycott Todd on Boycott
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Daily Archives: 28 January 2014
Since the late 60’s isn’t a whole lot of history and tradition. But it seems significant that a pope has a first cover for The Rolling Stone. Jimmy Mac sent me the whole article. A few highlights: After the disastrous … Continue reading
Let’s turn our attention to the liturgical year according to Pope Pius XII: 151. Throughout the entire year, the Mass and the divine office center especially around the person of Jesus Christ. This arrangement is so suitably disposed that our … Continue reading
Christians have always struggled to understand sin. We know something is wrong. Yet we still do it. Saint Paul struggled mightily with this, if we are to read between the lines of his letters. Many Christian saints struggled heroically against … Continue reading
So much for the meme that Vatican II caused the Great Decline of Catholicism. The commonality, not the causation of course, for Catholicism was missing the opportunity for a much-improved MR2 to replace the interim missal we had since the … Continue reading
The final paragraph of this chapter on “Missionary disciples” is a short reflection on the face of Christ in the suffering. In the face of Jesus Christ, dead and risen, bruised for our sins and glorified by the Father, in … Continue reading
A recent comment from Ashwin Acharya got me thinking. His post begs the question: why is a school and not a parish conducting RCIA? He has an intriguing plan for students: (S)everal teenage students will be receiving the Sacraments of … Continue reading