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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

Seeking Not Only Bread, But Roses for LGBTQ Catholics

"Give us bread, but give us roses.” Is this not what LGBTQ+ Catholics need from their church? 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

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

Coming Out in the Midst of the Storm

When I was in the earliest stages of coming out and was sorting through my feelings about my sexuality, I felt as though there was a stormy ocean inside my mind, heart, and body. Read More

My Gay, Catholic Wedding (And Other Times I Recognize Myself in the Bible)

We knew that getting married as two gay, Catholic women in the deeply red state of South Dakota, especially when we were determined to have a Catholic liturgy, would be complicated. That is why, despite vastly different contexts, I see myself in today’s parable when it comes to my gay, Catholic wedding during COVID-19. Read More

The Grace of God is Scandalous to the Catholic Church

Why are people scandalized by the fact that LGBTQ+ people receive the grace of God? Read More

Cardinal: God’s First Question Is Not About Sexual Orientation, But About Care for the Poor

A cardinal has defended his participation in an AIDS fundraiser by suggesting the first question God asks is not about a person's sexual orientation, but about how they treat other people. Read More