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Come Back to Me

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent's 40 days, when we try to pay closer attention to God's gifts of  love, mercy, and forgiveness. Read how several Catholic LGBTQ people and Allies have experienced that love and mercy in so many unique ways.  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

How’s Lent Going For Ya? Yeah, Me Too.

Lent’s  longing, sorrow, and incompleteness remind us that “easy” and life in this messy but beautiful faith don’t always go together. Read More

Pope Francis Meets with LGBT Pilgrims as Sixth Anniversary of His Election Approaches

In an historic moment for the Catholic Church, members of a pilgrimage for LGBT+ Catholics and their families met with Pope Francis last week and participated in an Ash Wednesday service he led. 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

You Can’t Take It With You: An Ash Wednesday Reflection

This Ash Wednesday, Matthew's Gospel helps us to reflect upon the truly valuable things in our lives.  Read More

From Ashes, We Will Rise

For Ash Wednesday and the Sundays of Lent, Bondings 2.0 is presenting spiritual reflections from a diverse... Read More

It’s Ash Wednesday: Time to Indulge!

Today’s Ash Wednesday.  Wait! What?  Already?  I still have to put some boxes of Christmas... Read More

New Ways Ministry's LGBT Catholic Pilgrims Get VIP Seats at Papal Audience

In what is surely the most official welcome from Church officials that New Ways Ministry... Read More

For Ash Wednesday: How to Pray with St. Francis and St. Clare

"O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth shall proclaim your praise." I can easily imagine St. Francis singing the Psalmist's words as I joined other New Ways Ministry pilgrims in Assisi a couple days ago to visit the holy sites associated with Saints Francis and Clare. Read More