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Fourth Sunday of Advent: Mary, Elizabeth, and the LGBT Family

Every family has unique and cherished traditions and stories. The oldest members are often the keepers of these riches and pass them on from generation to generation keeping alive a treasured link between past, present, and future. By including the story of Mary visiting her pregnant cousin Elizabeth, the Gospel writer Luke gives us a rare glimpse into female friendship, motherhood, and familial support. Read More

A Woman of Courage Brings Emmanuel, “God With Us”

For the four Sundays of Advent, Bondings 2.0 is featuring lectionary Scriptural reflections by LGBTQ theologians and... Read More

Starting Off the New Year with Mary, the Mother of God

As we begin a new year today, the Catholic Church also celebrates the Feast of Mary,... Read More

Bringing Life Out of What Seems Lifeless

Periodically in Lent, Bondings 2.0 will feature reflections by two New Ways Ministry staff members:  Matthew Myers,... Read More

Immaculate Conception Feast Reminds Us Our Lives & Beliefs Shape the Church

There’s probably not a more Catholic feast day in the liturgical calendar than the Feast... Read More

CAMPUS CHRONICLES: Was Banning the Legion of Mary the Best Possible Response to Their Anti-Gay Message?

A state-run university in Ireland has banned a campus chapter of the Legion of Mary... Read More

Easter Sunday: Jesus Is Risen! Alleluia!

Easter Exultet by James Broughton Shake out your qualms. Shake up your dreams. Deepen your... Read More

From Secret Shame to Confident Trust: The Immaculate Conception

Today is the feast of the Immaculate Conception, which celebrates that Mary was free from... Read More

Minnesota Catholic Woman Offers Valuable Spiritual Insight on Marriage Question

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again:  A wonderful by-product of the often... Read More

Storm Brews Around Religiously-Themed Play

Does the thought of portraying Mary, the Blessed Mother, as a lesbian offend you? A... Read More