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
- Laudato Si 117: Neglecting Harm We Inflict
- @ Synod15: Adoption and Foster Parenting
- Laudato Si 116: Understanding Anthropocentrism
- On My Bookshelf: Theology of Christian Marriage IV
- Guns in Fun
- Laudato Si 115: Modern Anthropocentrism
- Laudato Si 114: Revolution
- Asteroid Romero
- Weekend Football
- Laudato Si 113: Where Is The Hope?
Jim McCrea on @ Synod15: Adoption and Foster… Liam on Asteroid Romero Devin Rice on Asteroid Romero Therese on RCIA 54-55: Signing of the Can… Todd on Asteroid Romero Liam on Asteroid Romero Brendan Kelleher svd on Weekend Football Devin on Asteroid Romero Devin on Asteroid Romero charlesincenca on Gunning For Vainglory
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Category Archives: Parish Life
I was having a chat with a colleague in ministry a little while ago. Does your parish register non-Catholics, I asked. I put the question to our readers, though this isn’t really an armchair liturgist thing. Spouses of baptized Catholics? … Continue reading
It’s not that the new music director is so interesting–these guys want to know about the hammer dulcimer.
Played at my first Mass in Spanish in my new parish. The choir at this liturgy is the largest, but the assembly is the smallest of our five weekend liturgies. One song that stood out for me among everything unfamiliar … Continue reading
Jerry Galipeau blogged on unfortunate RCIA signage here. Perhaps the parish around the corner is really doing good work instead of classes (or just classes), and the “class” thing is just to nab people who might otherwise assume we Catholics … Continue reading
Rita Ferrone writes of Aidan Kavanagh here on PrayTell. Two families of friends will celebrate infant baptisms tomorrow at my parish. This isn’t them, but it might look something like this: I think Aidan Kavanagh and Rita are thinking of … Continue reading
I’m pretty sure we’ve covered this topic in previous years. A parishioner sent me this missive, advocating for “sensitivity” on what is a troubling day for a few women. No doubt, some people feel excluded by certain blessings their church … Continue reading