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Home for the Holidays?

  Though we are surrounded by images of perfect family celebrations for Thanksgiving and Christmas, it is impossible to ignore the pain so many of us hold inside, as we go about our business, doing our best to maintain the positive outward appearance that the season seems to demand.  My heart goes out to those families who struggle through the holidays.  Read More

BREAKING NEWS from WMF: Family With LGBT Members Brings Offertory Gifts to Pope Francis

At the closing Mass of the World Meeting of Families here in Dublin's Phoenix Park, it has been announced that among the handful of families who will be in the offertory procession will be " a family involved in the “All Are Welcome” Mass in Avila, in Donnybrook, Dublin." Read More

BREAKING NEWS from WMF: Deacon Who Is Father of Transgender and Bisexual Daughters Assists Liturgically at Closing Mass

Deacon Ray Dever, who is the father of a transgender daughter and a bisexual daughter, and who has written eloquently here on Bondings 2.0  about his special family and ministerial roles, is currently serving liturgically at the closing Mass of of the Pastoral Congress portion of the World Meeting of Families in Dublin.  Read More

Gender Ideology, Transgender Reality: A Deacon Parent’s Perspective

Today’s post is written by a guest blogger: Deacon Ray Dever of St. Paul Catholic Church,... Read More

CAMPUS CHRONICLES: Jesuit Schools Gather to Discuss LGBT Issues on Campus

Students and campus personnel from Jesuit colleges and universities across the U.S. gathered at Georgetown... Read More

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? Widen the Synod Circle with Diverse Voices

“WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?” is  Bondings 2.0′s series on how Catholics–the hierarchy and laity–can... Read More