God Bless You

The older I become, the more I stand in awe of the reverence with which some family members practice the ritual of making the sign of the cross before and after offering grace at meals. Read More

Of Mangoes, Vines and Jesus

To me, mangoes are what I think of when I imagine God’s lavish, extravagant and abundant harvests. When Jesus speaks of grapes, vineyards and vine-growers in his parables, my mind races immediately to the sultry summers I enjoyed as a child in Goa, and I find myself nodding in perfect understanding of the divine story.  Read More

Gatekeepers Should Consider If They Are Fighting Against God

Today’s reflection is by Michaelangelo Allocca, whose brief bio can be found by clicking here.... Read More

Announcing Virtual Catholic LGBTQ Pride Coming This June!

For the second year, New Ways Ministry will again be hosting Catholic LGBTQ Pride with an interactive prayer service on Zoom. Read More

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

Holy Thursday: ‘Do You Understand What I Have Done to You?’

On the night he was betrayed, Jesus gives us his greatest example. Read More

Palm Sunday of Jesus’ Passion: The Suffering Servant

Many LGBTQ people and allies lead lives of hushed fortitude. Their identities remain a secret, and stories of being deserted by family or condemned by religious and secular authorities are all too common. Just like Jesus at his passion. Read More

Fifth Sunday of Lent: i-den-ti-ty

The human person made in God’s image and likeness has, from the very beginning, been created for relationship: first of all with God, and then with other persons. Read More

Fourth Sunday of Lent: Coming Out Into the Light

For the Sundays of Lent, Bondings 2.0 introduces new scriptural reflections for LGBTQ people and allies. The... Read More