At the Easter Vigil, the most important church service of the year, we pray the Exsultet. It speaks of the … Continue reading O Happy Fault
For many Christians, being gay and a follower of Jesus is a contradiction in terms. As the Christian ‘Right’ loves … Continue reading Hail Mary and Bounce Your Eyes, Pt. 3
“Yet for others, (…) I was not quite the ‘right’ kind of Catholic.” Continue reading Hail Mary and Bounce Your Eyes, Pt. 1
If God controls *all* human action, even our worst, most destructive behaviors must be understood as expressions of God’s all-encompassing nature. Continue reading Puppets or Free Agents?
The incense, the quiet, the focus on individual spiritual practice and choice sat well with my tormented mind. Continue reading Smog and Incense
“With a dash of humor and a pinch of levity, we might just realize that it is precisely the gunk of our existence that makes it so damn beautiful. Even if we do not always recognize it, each of us is a gloriously icky, and beloved, child of God.” Continue reading A Valentine’s Day Reflection
“I have discovered that God, though existing as a separate force and entity, chooses to be present within and through everything, everyone, and every place.” Continue reading I’m Back Y’all, and I Brought a Hefty Theological Term With Me