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On Holy Family Sunday, A Father’s Plea to Church Leaders

On this feast day of The Holy Family, I want to shout to our Church leaders to review the viability of Church teaching when it comes to same-sex activity, to own at least partial responsibility for the hate and ignorance and pain that my son and countless others have had to overcome, and to examine whether this teaching is enhancing souls and is consistent with Jesus’ message of love and inclusiveness. Read More

A Survival Guide for Tomorrow’s Feast of the Holy Family

Onthe Sunday after we commemorates Christ’s birth, the church celebrates “The Feast of the Holy Family.” Whoever had the idea of putting the “Feast of the Holy Family” right after Christmas on the liturgical calendar, well, that’s dirty pool, if you ask me. Here's a guide to survive this special feast. Read More

What Does a Holy Family Look Like? What Makes Your Family Holy?

On the last Sunday in December, Catholics around the world will celebrate the Feast of... Read More

Bishop Calls Nativity Scene with Two St. Joseph’s an “Attack on Christian Faith”

A bishop has criticized a Nativity scene which features two Joseph figures while omitting Mary, calling it "sacrilege" and an "attack on the Christian Faith." Read More

Beacons of Patience and Hope: A Queer Advent Journey with the Holy Family

Advent is often described as a time of cultivating hope, and I sometimes also see it as a time to cultivate patience. As a gay Hispanic worshiping in and working for the Church, patience and hope are virtues that I am obliged to foster. . . Read More

What Does a Holy Family Look Like? What Makes Your Family Holy?

Bondings 2.o  would like to show the world what contemporary Catholic life looks like, especially in regard to sexual orientation and gender identity.   So, to celebrate the feast this year, we are turning to our readers. Read More

What Makes a Family Holy?

The Feast of the Holy Family, celebrated today,  focuses our Christmas celebrations around three people.... Read More