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Gather the Fragments. Let Nothing Be Wasted.

“Gather the fragments left over,” says Jesus, “so that nothing will be wasted.” Read More

For LGBTQ Catholics, Being Vulnerable Is Not a Weakness, But a Testament of God’s Love

LGBTQ+ Catholics encounter immense hostility, yet we remain faithful servants to the very Church that rejects us time and time again. 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

Eating in the Land of the Living

This year, I ate meat on the first Friday of Lent. Not by accident, like I’d done before. Not justifying it with a technicality (like it was after midnight Friday night when we left the bar, so it was really Saturday). Not feeling out of control, or like I couldn’t stop myself, but on purpose. Purposefully. 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

Whither Our Easter Joy?

This week, as with the many weeks of our lives, the Gospel invites us to identify with the disciples as they learn from Jesus. But this week things are very different. Jesus is saying goodbye.  Read More

Brazilian Bishops Denounce Netflix Christmas Film Featuring Gay Jesus and Boyfriend

Some Catholics in Brazil, including the nation's bishops, have called for a boycott of the streaming service Netflix after the company premiered a film that implies Jesus is a gay man. Read More

“Lazarus, come out! . . . . Unbind him, let him go free.” 

For the past few months, Bondings 2.o has been posting reflections from our readers on the... Read More