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.
Vatican II pages
- Humanae Vitae 27: To Doctors and Nurses
- Too Strict?
- PS 30: Alternatives to the Big Procession
- Not Disciples, But …
- Petitioning God
- Trading Control Panel for Shepherd’s Staff
- Not So Alien
- PS 29: The Passion Sunday Procession
- On My Bookshelf: The Housekeeper and the Professor
- Humanae Vitae 26: Family Apostolate
- 4,920,765 hits
Monthly Archives: April 2014
Today we begin three posts on the Word at liturgy. Sunday nourishment comes in two ways: 39. As in every Eucharistic celebration, the Risen Lord is encountered in the Sunday assembly at the twofold table of the word and of … Continue reading
One of the best Catholic bloggers surfaces occasionally at dotCommonweal where, very early this morning (Commonweal time, I presume), he suggested “#enoughalready.” So it has come to this. We are now debating the doctrinal authority of papal tweets and phone … Continue reading
Pope Francis, in Evangelii Gaudium writes of “An ear to the people.” It’s not about preaching what people want to hear, but what they need. And of course, it’s certainly not about what preachers want to say, but what they need to … Continue reading
So the Los Angeles NBA owner gets a lifetime ban. I think the braintrust of a sport can do that to players–and they have. Mainly for gambling. Why wouldn’t they be able to do that to coaches? Or owners? The … Continue reading
What does the canonization mean in the day-to-day life of believers, new parishes, and such? Check it here. John XXIII and John Paul II will be optional memorials. Their feast days will not be dates of death, as is usual. … Continue reading
Another tough year on the horizon for Catholic conservatives. The pope tweets in Latin, no less, and suddenly, the Right is full of chickens-with-heads-cut-off littles, wringing hands and pouting on the front porch. David Gibson “analyzes” here. Joe Carter offers … Continue reading