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With God All Things ARE Possible!

A year has now passed since that day, and I reflect on what’s changed since that beautiful Pride Mass at which I preached. Read More

Celebrate Pride with a Queer Reading of Genesis’ Creation Stories

How are the creation stories in the Book of Genesis queer? To celebrate Pride Month, a theologian offers a biblical interpretation that challenges the dominant readings of God’s creation. Read More

How Can I Stay? Finding Manna in the Desert of Exclusion

How could I stay in an institution that made God’s love so small, so exclusive? Read More

Come and Drink the Water of Life

As another summer rolls around, a cool drink sounds good, but what else are we thirsty for, particularly as queer people? Read More

“The Holy Spirit Will Teach You Everything”

It is not a matter of if the Church will one day fully celebrate us as Children of God; it is a matter of when. The Holy Spirit cannot be contained. Read More

The “Glory Days” Are Our Daily Lives Now

The “glory days” are our daily lives, and the best is truly yet to come when we can rejoice with the Lord. Read More

Still, The Arc in the Church Continues to Bend

“What are you, a masochist?” We in the Catholic LGBTQ community sometimes hear this question from well-meaning, non-Catholic friends, who wonder how we can remain in a Church that seems, in many ways, not to want us. Read More

Even the Stones Will Cry Out

As Holy Week descends upon us, I think of Jesus’ words in the context of a wave of legislation in the U.S. that is attempting to attack the most vulnerable in our LGBTQ community. Read More

Jesus’ Invitation to Disarm Is a Call for LGBTQ Catholics and Church Leaders, Too

LGBTQ+ Catholics call church members to welcome others in community instead of resorting to self-righteous acts of judgment. Read More

Who’s Prodigal Now? Queer People Need to Know

A third definition of “prodigal” in the dictionary surprised me: “yielding abundantly: LUXURIANT.” With this definition, my understanding of the parable of the Prodigal Son shifted. Read More