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The Heart-Scalding Yearning of the LGBTQ Person

Views Mark McDermott / March 27, 2023

Is it not itself objectively disordered to decree that LGBTQ+ people are unworthy of the heart-scalding beauty and exquisite yearning for God?

A gay couple describes producing a new documentary for LGBTQ Catholics

Views Mark McDermott / Yuval David / September 21, 2022

The idea arose from Mark’s search for Christian iconography that represents the LGBTQ community. He found a few things, but nothing that spoke to him. “If you cannot find it,” said Yuval, “why don’t we create it ourselves?”

Gospel meditation: How would Christ interact with LGBTQ people today?

Views Mark McDermott / June 10, 2022

Imagine an LGBTQ+ youth weeping and kissing Jesus’s feet and wiping them with their hair.

In fear and trembling

Views Mark McDermott / May 6, 2022

What does Jesus’s ministry have to say about LGBTQ people?