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Discerning Risks for Righteousness in the Here and Now

It’s easier to recognize these champions of truth and the errors of their opponents in hindsight. Discerning action in the present moment, without the help of hindsight, is more difficult Read More

A Solid Wooden Bowl, Beautifully Carved

The wooden bowl tells us the same message. To be rich in what matters to God is to share ourselves and our belongings. To take our abundance and offer it to others. Read More

For Their Sake

"Will you do it for their sake? Will you minister to these people, these queer and trans people, these abortion patients and providers, these parents and children who are now and who are yet to be, these created beings threatened by climate catastrophe? Will you do it for them?" Read More

Facing Anti-LGBTQ Oppression, The Choice to Be a Good Samaritan for Others

LGBTQ+ people, who in the face of oppression, have proven to be Good Samaritans to others. Read More

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

“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

New Article Profiles the Spiritual Joy and Innovation of Queer Latinx Catholics

Queer Latinx Catholics are finding new ways to cultivate spiritual joy by placing an emphasis on the Gospels, nurturing personal spirituality, and building supportive relationships. 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

For LGBTQ People, What Does It Mean to “Pray for Vocations” with Pope Francis?

What does it mean to “pray for vocations”? Today is the World Day of Prayer for Vocations, and Pope Francis once again is reframing how the people of God should think about an issue. His message is quite relevant for LGBTQ people. 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