All Saints Parish Remembers St. Mychal Judge

Mychal Judge, like the Prodigal Son, overcame his brokenness and shame through honesty, humility, and self-acceptance.   And through that, he was able to return to the embrace of an all-loving God, who like the father in today’s gospel pulls out all stops and spares no expense to show us extravagant love. Read More

Remembering Father Mychal Judge on 9/11 Weekend

Tomorrow is the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States.  As such, it is also the 21st anniversary of the death of Fr. Mychal Judge, OFM, a gay priest who was the chaplain to the New York City Fire Department.  Read More

New Biography Details Life and Witness of Gay Franciscan Priest, Fr. Mychal Judge

A new biography of Fr. Mychal Judge, the gay Franciscan priest known as the "Saint of 9/11," has been released. Read More

Link Added to Father Mychal Judge Sainthood Post

Mea maxima culpa! In the post sent out earlier today, I inadvertently forgot to include... Read More

Let’s Make Father Mychal Judge a Saint

The time has come for the Catholic Church to officially recognize Fr. Mychal Judge as a saint. Read More

The Unique Spirituality of Father Mychal Judge

Is Mychal Judge a gay saint? Yes, without a doubt. But not simply because he was a gay man who was also holy. Read More

Catholic Historian Pushes for Canonization of Fr. Mychal Judge as a Saint for Our Times

With the causes of Fr. Michael McGivney and Bishop Fulton Sheen before us, historian Kathleen Sprows Cummings believes that there is another candidate who, if canonized, would hold more relevance for our present situation: Fr. Mychal Judge. Read More

Will Sexual Orientation Derail Canonization for Fr. Mychal Judge?

As regular readers of Bondings 2.0 may be aware, New Ways Ministry has launched a campaign to find people who knew Fr. Mychal Judge, OFM, the New York City Fire Department Chaplain who died in the World Trade Center Attacks on 9/11.  The purpose is finding such people is to assist a Vatican researcher who is exploring the canonization of this Franciscan priest who ministered to many marginalized communities, including LGBT Catholics. This campaign hit a little bump in the road last month . . . . Read More

New Play About Fr. Mychal Judge Explores Intersection of Faith and Sexuality

John Tranchitella is performing around the United States in My Will and My Life, a one-man play... Read More

Canonizing Father Mychal Judge, the Saint of 9/11

Today the U.S. and the world mourn the tragic loss of life that took place... Read More