A House of Prayer for ALL Peoples

It is not hard to make the leap from the Canaanite Foreigner to those of us who identify as LGBTQIA+. Read More

Being LGBTQ+ and Glorious in God’s Sight

These are words that all of us always want to hear, especially those who have been hurt or excluded by others because of who we were created to be, such as those of us in the LGBTQ+ community. Read More

As We Enter Advent, Recalling How We Are Knit in the Womb

What keeps us from hearing God’s words through the prophet Isaiah when he writes, “I have called you by name, you are mine, you are precious to me and I love you”? Read More

Palm Sunday of Jesus’ Passion: The Suffering Servant

Many LGBTQ people and allies lead lives of hushed fortitude. Their identities remain a secret, and stories of being deserted by family or condemned by religious and secular authorities are all too common. Just like Jesus at his passion. Read More

Come to the Water, Receive Without Cost, Break Bread

To the thirsty, the invitation to come to the water is about coming to the source of all life.  Life cannot be sustained without water, so to thirst, reminds us that we are designed to seek life, to nurture life, to cherish the source of all life.  Yet this invitation begs the question:What do you thirst for?    Read More

The Glory of God Shall Be Revealed–And All Will See It Together!

The voices of LGBTQ+ Christians are not futile; their cries are not in vain. Rather, their stories, their lives, their voices help announce the Reign of God, preparing the way for the Glory of God. Read More

Queer Scriptures for Advent’s Third Sunday

Why should there be a distinction between faith and love? That seems objectively disordered! Read More

Happy Are All Who Wait for God!

As an LGBT Catholic, I sometimes feel like I’m waiting for God and then something else. Read More

The People Who Walked in Darkness Have Seen a Great Light

On this first Sunday of Advent, "Bondings 2.0" readers respond to the prophet Isaiah's Scripture, "The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light." Read More

Ash Wednesday: “Come Back to Me”

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, our annual season of repentance and renewal to prepare for the great feast of Easter.  "Bondings 2.0" introduces a new scriptural reflection series for LGBTQ people and allies, entitled "From Ashes to the Oil of Gladness." Read More