Jesus’ Transfiguration: What a Queer Story!

What relevance does the Transfiguration have for all of us as disciples of Christ, here in the second week of Lent, and for us as LGBTQ+ Catholics and allies, in particular? Read More

The Transfiguration: God’s Invitation to Being Your Whole LGBTQ Self

How are our lives as LGBTQ Catholics transfigured when we look at them through the lens of God’s loving presence?  Read More

The God Who Named You Mother

A Catholic mother from Texas recently reached out to New Ways Ministry for support. While I spoke with her, she wept. “I am fighting to hold on to my family’s faith,” she said.  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

Transfiguration = Coming Out

"When I think about the transfiguration I see Jesus on that mountain revealing a very secret, special, and essential part of himself his disciples." Read More

The Feast of the Transfiguration Through a Catholic LGBTQ Lens

Today is the Feast of the Transfiguration, commemorating the event where Jesus brought Peter, James, John, to the mountain top and revealed His beautiful and true identity as God.  We invite you to reflect on the importance and symbols of this story as they apply to you as an LGBTQ person or ally.  Read More

Transfiguration: A Complete Change Into a More Beautiful State

Each time we disclose a truth about ourselves, we part a veil. By doing so, we invite others to come into our lives and make contact with us. Parting any veil forces a degree of vulnerability and demands unimaginable trust and faith. Read More

Transfigured From a Life of Loneliness and Disconnection

For Ash Wednesday and the Sundays of Lent, Bondings 2.0 is presenting spiritual reflections from a diverse... Read More

On Being Able to Say "Here I Am!"

On the Sundays of Lent, Bondings 2.0 will feature reflections by New Ways Ministry staff members. The liturgical... Read More

Awkward Walks: The Transfiguration, Coming Out, and Pope Francis

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