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Learning to Love Those Who Harm Us

Jesus tells us that, whenever a person strikes us in one cheek, we should offer the other cheek. Wait, what? Read More

“His Name Is Michael”

A turning point came during my junior year of college, when my name was finally legally changed. To celebrate, my friends threw me a surprise party and everyone wore nametags that said “his name is Michael.” Read More

“You, In Pain, Are No Closer to God”

Some of us queer Catholics can get stuck in “Depart from me, Lord.”  It’s hard to make it to “Do not be afraid.” Read More

Love: The Difference Between Knowing and Knowing About

These readings display the root of the Church’s traditional rejection of our LGBTQ community: it “knows about” us in a catechism sort of way...But it is only beginning to know us." Read More

Find Joy, Bring Glad Tidings, Unleash Love Into the World

Those who want to reject this person or that group are reminded that there are many members of one body. Think about “re-membering” as not just memories, but the very act of reconciling and restoring the entire Body. Read More

Fear Not: Finding Courage to Share in the Synod

Fears of not being listened to are still real, but we cannot let them hold us back. Read More

Expanding Our Images of God By Encountering the Other

We must connect more and more with our human nature, with ourselves, and with those different than us so that our idea of God becomes more expansive. Read More

Staying Power

Is it worth it to stay? Read More

On Clinging to Anti-Queer Riches and the Reign of God

But, rather than seeing myself on Jesus’ side in this story, more and more I see myself as the rich person, clinging to that which keeps me from salvation. 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