For LGBTQ Catholics, Being Vulnerable Is Not a Weakness, But a Testament of God’s Love

LGBTQ+ Catholics encounter immense hostility, yet we remain faithful servants to the very Church that rejects us time and time again. Read More

The Strength of God’s Grace Is Sufficient! 

Like many previous perpetrations of violence against LGBTQ people everywhere, the sense of weakness, vulnerability, and helplessness that followed the events of that day remains palpable even years later. Read More

Celebrating Our Wholesome Creation in the Face of Death

Today’s reflection is by Kevin Molloy, a Bondings 2.0 contributor whose bio can be found here. Today’s liturgical... Read More

Coming Out in the Midst of the Storm

When I was in the earliest stages of coming out and was sorting through my feelings about my sexuality, I felt as though there was a stormy ocean inside my mind, heart, and body. Read More

The Bodies of Christ (Not a Typo)

Receiving the Bodies of Christ again feels to me like coming home to a warm supper after a long day on the road – it’s not just the food, but the family around the table, who make it the regular, perhaps underappreciated miracle that it is Read More

The Mystery of the Holy Trinity Explained. . . NOT!

I have always been drawn to the saying attributed to the 2nd-century North African theologian Tertullian, ‘Credo quia absurdum est’ -- “I believe because it is absurd.” Read More

On Pentecost, Welcoming Diversity with Wonderment and Joy

This speaking in tongues on Pentecost, this difference and diversity, was not greeted with fear but with wonderment and joy. Read More

Jesus to LGBTQ Catholics: “Go And Preach the Gospel”

We as LGBTQ Catholics must embrace the call in today’s readings and proclaim the joy and love we have found in God. We must not let others take away the joy we have found both in the Church and outside of it. This is our journey, and our journey is worthy of praise. Read More

Catholics in Latin America and Europe to Mark IDAHOBIT with Interfaith Prayers

This coming Monday, May 17, is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia. Once again, Catholics are leading the organization of interfaith prayer vigils and services to remember the victims of anti-LGBTQ prejudices and hate crimes. Read More

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