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For Lent, Take a Journey of Scriptural Reflection for LGBTQ People and Allies

New Ways Ministry invites you on a Lenten journey of spiritual reflection. Read More

A Year into the Covid Crisis, Is Ash Wednesday Really Worth Marking This Year?

"Because the crises we face this Ash Wednesday are many and are intense, today feels less the beginning of a new liturgical season than a waypoint marked in a Lent that never ended last year. Introducing new or intensifying existing spiritual practices strikes me as unnecessary, or, if I am honest, just tiring." Read More

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