Leading the Church Beyond Toleration to the Celebration of LGBTQ Holiness

s LGBT Catholics and allies it is hard sometimes to believe that one day we might get to the point as a society and as a Church where the lives and journeys of LGBT persons are not only tolerated, but celebrated! Read More

Eating in the Land of the Living

This year, I ate meat on the first Friday of Lent. Not by accident, like I’d done before. Not justifying it with a technicality (like it was after midnight Friday night when we left the bar, so it was really Saturday). Not feeling out of control, or like I couldn’t stop myself, but on purpose. Purposefully. Read More

Lesbian Nuns Are Staying in the Church, Continuing to Wrestle with It, Say Authors

As a Sister of Mercy, Janet Rozzano has spent a lifetime focused on compassion and love towards the marginalized. Yet it was not until she was in her 40s and had been a sister for over 25 years that she also began to offer that same acceptance to herself as she explored her sexual identity as a lesbian. Read More

Gay Jesuit Priest: “We dream of a church that will accept us.”

An openly gay Jesuit priest has written about his spiritual journey as he wrestled with the harmonization of his religious vocation and sexual identity. Read More

Authors of Book on Lesbian and Queer Nuns Speak Out in New Interview

Authors from New Ways Ministry's new book on lesbian and queer women religious share their stories of coming out, the spiritual life, community, and more.  Read More

The Podcast “De Pueblo, Católico y Gay” Explores Stories of Latinx LGBTQ Folk

Reconciling his faith and sexuality was a long journey for Eder Díaz Santillan, but today, he has found connection and helped others to do the same through a podcast sharing stories from Latinx LGBTQ Catholics. Read More

Remembering Nickie Valdez, An LGBTQ Catholic Pioneer

An LGBTQ Catholic who refused to be sidelined by the institution due to her sexual orientation, and who was a pioneer in her hometown for Catholic LGBTQ ministry and advocacy, has passed away. Read More

“Love Tenderly”: New Book Tells the Stories of Lesbian and Queer Nuns

“Lesbian nuns are the Church’s pearls of great price. They are treasures that have been hidden in our convent fields for centuries that are now being unearthed." Read More

Jesus’ Baptism Reveals a Rainbow Christ

I see the Rainbow Christ who mirrors the image of God in all of us.  I see the fragility of our life. I see eyes of love, compassion, inclusiveness and peace. Read More

Celebrating God’s Outrageous Openheartedness on Epiphany

The message of the Epiphany is about universal inclusiveness.  There’s no ambiguity in the story, no one at the door checking ID, no Point of Entry, no test of orthodoxy, no loyalty oaths. Read More