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All Our Relations Are Sacred

In my Lakota culture we use a particular phrase when we pray, “Mitakuye Oyasin.” Roughly translated it means, “All our relations.” Read More

Now is the Time: LGBTQ Catholics in the Synodal Journey

For Catholics who seek equality for LGBTQ people in the church, now is the time to redouble our efforts to speak our truth for the sake of justice. Read More

Embracing The Real Meaning Of What It Means To Be Last.

Being last doesn’t have to feel as negative as it might sound. Read More

“Be Opened!”

In a church where LGBTQ issues have become so emotionally charged and triggering, I have ironically found space to breathe in the practice and philosophy of another tradition. Read More

Who Is the God I Believe In?

Who is the god that I believe in? Who is the God that I believe in? Read More

Fed for the Journey 

The Bible is full of similar advice for marathons of other kinds. Countless stories tell of God preparing people before hard and holy undertakings by feeding them, often miraculously. Read More

Gather the Fragments. Let Nothing Be Wasted.

“Gather the fragments left over,” says Jesus, “so that nothing will be wasted.” Read More

Celebrating St. Mary Magdalene, We Remember That Resurrection Is For Us, Too

As I peered into my own dark cave, I finally came to the conclusion that it was time to make a change – whatever that meant. Read More

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