Hypocrites, Wimps, and Traitors? Maybe. But Another Lesson Provides Hope

Palm Sunday has always been a strange memorial for me.  Read More

Palm Sunday, Pride Parades, and Pandemics

"Jesus rode into Jerusalem with fanfare! People laid down their cloaks for him to ride over and waved branches as he passed, singing 'Hosanna in the highest!' But honestly, with the chaos of COVID-19 I don’t need any more fanfare right now." Read More

“Bondings 2.0” Announces New Digital Forum to Expand the LGBTQ Catholic Conversation

One of the great joys for "Bondings 2.0's" editors and writers in these last seven years has been the community of readers and commenters which has developed. Now we seek to expand that conversation. Read More

Coming Out of the Tomb of Fear, Shame, and Loneliness

"The tomb I built around me kept me in safety, but I was dying from fear, shame, and loneliness." Read More

Having Our Eyes Opened to Encounter Jesus

Are we willing to call out to Jesus to cure us of our varied kinds of blindness? Read More

Thirsty for Living Water

If only the Samaritan woman were like all the other women in the town… if she had had a reputable past… if she subscribed to the social and moral mores of Samaria, and held her tongue, especially in the company of men, she would not have encountered Jesus. Read More

Transfiguration = Coming Out

"When I think about the transfiguration I see Jesus on that mountain revealing a very secret, special, and essential part of himself his disciples." Read More

A Lenten Project to Benefit You–And LGBTQ People and Allies Around the Globe!

This Wednesday, we will begin our Lenten journeys towards the great feast of Easter!  This season of purging and repentance is filled with reassurances of God's everlasting love and mercy.  Catholic LGBTQ people and Allies have experienced that love and mercy in so many unique ways, through so many powerful experiences.  Read More

Introducing “Wilderness Journeys: LGBTQ Lenten Reflections”

As Lent approaches, the editors here at Bondings 2.0, once again are going to return to our readers to offer reflections on scripture from the perspective of LGBTQ people and allies. Read More

‘This Is My Beloved’: A Deacon Preaches on the Meaning of Unconditional Love

"This is my beloved Son." My beloved. What a joy to hear those words! What child does not want to hear those words, need to know that they are loved? Read More