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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

Take the Catholic Church to Mardi Gras!

Today is Fat Tuesday–Mardi Gras, in French–the close of the carnival season of celebration and... Read More

What Are You Giving Up?

Periodically in Lent, Bondings 2.0 will feature reflections by two New Ways Ministry staff members:  Matthew Myers,... Read More