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
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The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. 161. Doomsday predictions can no longer be met with irony or disdain. We may well be leaving to coming generations debris, desolation and filth. The pace of consumption, … Continue reading
The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Pope Francis starts out with a question. 160. What kind of world do we want to leave to those who come after us, to children who are now … Continue reading
The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Let’s begin the fifth topic in Chapter Four, Justice Between The Generations, in which we look at something beyond our culture’s thirst for immediate gratification. In other words, there … Continue reading
The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Preferential option … 158. In the present condition of global society, where injustices abound and growing numbers of people are deprived of basic human rights and considered expendable, … Continue reading
Pope Francis followers might not escape the claims of neo-ultramontanism. But I did note dotCommonweal’s mention of this tidbit from his address last week in Florence, something I missed on the first read: (Y)ou know well that the Lord shed … Continue reading
The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Section IV of Chapter Four offers a brief exploration of the Common Good. Today’s post and one tomorrow should be enough. Let’s start: 156. Human ecology is inseparable … Continue reading
Visitor Jeremia John offered a comment that is possibly timely, and certainly gives an opportunity for believers in dialogue to further explain themselves. He writes: (I) could never understand the fascination that Thomas Merton had with other religions…why should we … Continue reading