Lessons from the Fig Tree

“Take a lesson from the fig tree: as soon as its branches grow tender and its leaves sprout, you know that summer is near. So also, when you see these things happening, you know that the Promised One is near, right at the door.” (Mark 13:28-29).  Read More

The Good News of Christ the King: Why Gay Catholics Should Celebrate Today’s Solemnity

Today is the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, and the celebration feels a little pointed this year. Read More

The God of Nightmares Pushing Us Beyond

Today's gospel reading has to be one of the scariest in the Bible! That is not a warm, fuzzy God. That is the God of nightmares. Read More

As the Church Debates, Wisdom Makes Her Rounds

In placing all my trust in one man, even if that man is the pope, I missed God. Read More

The People Who Long to See God’s Face

Their patient waiting to be welcomed fully into the church mirrors in dramatic fashion the similar longing of so many Catholics. Read More

The Remedy for High Anxiety: A Vaccine of Hope

I don’t know about you, but I am filled with anxiety these days. So where is hope? Read More

Religious Liberty Comes From God, Not the Government

The current situation requires not an “either/or” bit of advice, but a “both/and” recommendation.  Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Changing Minds and Changing Hearts

The answer to solving the church's LGBTQ problem is not primarily a matter of mind, but of heart.    Read More

How I Got to Know Tax Collectors and Prostitutes

I want to think about the way being gay has allowed me to meet a whole group of people whom I otherwise would have missed or misjudged had my trajectory never been altered by my sexuality. Read More

The Grace of God is Scandalous to the Catholic Church

Why are people scandalized by the fact that LGBTQ+ people receive the grace of God? Read More