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
Category Archives: bishops
Remember to check the full document Mutuae Relationes here at the Vatican site. In today’s post, we discuss three aspects of cooperation for pastoral ministry. 57. In order to foster a certain stability in pastoral cooperation, a) the difference existing … Continue reading
The Church revisits an earlier theme of relationships between religious clergy and diocesan priests. First, that the latter honor the religious who serve with them in ministry, and are open to entrust them with serious roles: 55. In order that … Continue reading
One suggested diocesan initiative is for the ordinary to appoint a vicar for religious: 54. It is advisable that the office of episcopal vicar for religious be set up in the diocese to render a service of collaboration, in this … Continue reading
The motu proprio Ecclesiae Sanctae has two important provisions cited in this section, namely that religious women and men serve under the legal umbrella of the local bishop and the bishops’ conference: 53. The following dispositions of the Apostolic Letter … Continue reading
We’ve arrived at Chapter VII, in which the Church discusses “The Importance of Suitable Coordination.” To start with, an unnumbered introduction begins this chapter which will cover sections 52 through 67. When we complete that, we will be at the conclusion … Continue reading
Remember you can check the full document Mutuae Relationes here. In this longer section, the Church concludes Chapter VII by offering some cautions on new communities arising without sufficient prudence. Do you think we have too many new communities? The Church … Continue reading