Palm Sunday: “Surely This One Was Innocent”

One subtle “expectation” in many churches today is that every child who is baptized will grow up to lead a heteronormative life. When these expectations miscarry and a child later ackowledges an LGBTQ identity, the mood often shifts. Read More

Coming Home to Where Mercy Becomes Flesh

"Quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. Bring the fattened calf and butcher it. Let’s have a feast and celebrate. For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found." Read More

The Book of Esther: A Coming Out Story for Lent

While the entire Book of Esther makes for fascinating reading, the essence of the story of Esther, especially for the LGBT community, is how fear and unease can easily force a person into a “closet.” Read More

Transfiguration: A Complete Change Into a More Beautiful State

Each time we disclose a truth about ourselves, we part a veil. By doing so, we invite others to come into our lives and make contact with us. Parting any veil forces a degree of vulnerability and demands unimaginable trust and faith. Read More

“Lead Us Not Into TEMPTATION”

As we enter the season of Lent, take a moment to reflect on what part temptations and tests play in your spiritual life. Read More

Ash Wednesday: “Come Back to Me”

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, our annual season of repentance and renewal to prepare for the great feast of Easter.  "Bondings 2.0" introduces a new scriptural reflection series for LGBTQ people and allies, entitled "From Ashes to the Oil of Gladness." Read More

As New Year Dawns, Greet It with “Yes”

Some musings on one of the most confusing day of the year for Catholics. Read More

Awaken to the Angels’ Good News at Christmas!

On this very special morning, let's be fully woke! Read More

Fourth Sunday of Advent: Mary, Elizabeth, and the LGBT Family

Every family has unique and cherished traditions and stories. The oldest members are often the keepers of these riches and pass them on from generation to generation keeping alive a treasured link between past, present, and future. By including the story of Mary visiting her pregnant cousin Elizabeth, the Gospel writer Luke gives us a rare glimpse into female friendship, motherhood, and familial support. Read More

Second Sunday of Advent: The Return of the Exiles

Continue your Advent journey with "Bondings 2.0" by reflecting on how the ancient words of Isaiah and John the Baptist relate to today's exiles. Read More