Jesus’ Invitation to Disarm Is a Call for LGBTQ Catholics and Church Leaders, Too

LGBTQ+ Catholics call church members to welcome others in community instead of resorting to self-righteous acts of judgment. Read More

Who’s Prodigal Now? Queer People Need to Know

A third definition of “prodigal” in the dictionary surprised me: “yielding abundantly: LUXURIANT.” With this definition, my understanding of the parable of the Prodigal Son shifted. Read More

Exodus – Of Pride and Marches

Take a journey through the desert, enter a covenant with God, and discover who you truly are as God’s pride. Read More

The Transfiguration: God’s Invitation to Being Your Whole LGBTQ Self

How are our lives as LGBTQ Catholics transfigured when we look at them through the lens of God’s loving presence?  Read More

Faith in Queer Futures

Let’s dream, as Moses did, of that reality we may never see, but that will exist for our children, and our children’s children... Read More

How to Get the Catholic Church to Fully Accept LGBTQ People

I’ve been asked that question a lot over the years, and I’ve heard many different answers. Read More

Learning to Love Those Who Harm Us

Jesus tells us that, whenever a person strikes us in one cheek, we should offer the other cheek. Wait, what? Read More

“His Name Is Michael”

A turning point came during my junior year of college, when my name was finally legally changed. To celebrate, my friends threw me a surprise party and everyone wore nametags that said “his name is Michael.” Read More

“You, In Pain, Are No Closer to God”

Some of us queer Catholics can get stuck in “Depart from me, Lord.”  It’s hard to make it to “Do not be afraid.” Read More

Love: The Difference Between Knowing and Knowing About

These readings display the root of the Church’s traditional rejection of our LGBTQ community: it “knows about” us in a catechism sort of way...But it is only beginning to know us." Read More