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Is Light for LGBTQ+ Catholics Coming from the Day of Wrath or the Sun of Justice?

As a gay man in the Church, I am constantly torn between the “glass half-empty” and “glass half-full” views – or more in keeping with the imagery at hand, the question of “Is that light the coming Day of Wrath, blazing like an oven – or is it the Sun of Justice, with its healing rays?” Read More

Finding God and Resurrection in Queer Marriages and Intimacies

I have come to love the puzzling marriage and family texts from the Gospels, for, in responding, they present opportunities for Queer Catholics to contribute to conversations about the lived experience of marriage and family. Read More

How Are LGBTQ+ Catholics to Understand Jesus’ Call to ‘Carry Your Cross’?

What is Jesus really saying to LGBTQ Catholics and allies when he speaks of carrying our cross? Read More

A Solid Wooden Bowl, Beautifully Carved

The wooden bowl tells us the same message. To be rich in what matters to God is to share ourselves and our belongings. To take our abundance and offer it to others. Read More

For Their Sake

"Will you do it for their sake? Will you minister to these people, these queer and trans people, these abortion patients and providers, these parents and children who are now and who are yet to be, these created beings threatened by climate catastrophe? Will you do it for them?" Read More

Catholics Must Enter the ‘Narrow Gate’ of LGBTQ+ Inclusion, Writes Author

Reading the gospels and taking Jesus’ words seriously can be a task that disturbs and disquiets us as much as it provides comfort and strength. More often than not, the parables and sermons recorded in Scripture offer surprising and challenging demands for attempting to live a Christian life. Read More

“Welcome. Sit Next to Me.”

We are also called to a radical welcome. A welcome that does not ask someone to change or leave parts of themselves at the door before they can walk in, but one that simply says, “welcome, sit next me.” Read More

Facing Anti-LGBTQ Oppression, The Choice to Be a Good Samaritan for Others

LGBTQ+ people, who in the face of oppression, have proven to be Good Samaritans to others. Read More

How Can I Stay? Finding Manna in the Desert of Exclusion

How could I stay in an institution that made God’s love so small, so exclusive? Read More

The “Glory Days” Are Our Daily Lives Now

The “glory days” are our daily lives, and the best is truly yet to come when we can rejoice with the Lord. Read More