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: 10 May 2014
This is one of my favorite movies of the century: The Illusionist. I think I would have loved it as a kid. It has just enough of a hint of magic realism to intrigue. Is the illusionist magical? I admit feeling chills in the … Continue reading
Let’s wrap up Pope John Paul II’s examination of the Sunday obligation. This section is heavily footnoted, just to warn you … 49. Because the faithful are obliged to attend Mass unless there is a grave impediment, Pastors have the … Continue reading
In Evangelii Gaudium, Pope Francis continues on the theme of that “initial proclamation.” He seems to reject the equating of a deeper catechesis with a deeper intellectual engagement. This makes sense to me, though I suppose I would be the … Continue reading