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Isaiah 56:7 — The Church is For All Peoples

A house of prayer for all nations. A house of prayer for all peoples. Isaiah 56:7 “these I will bring to my holy mountain and give them joy in my house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and sacrifices will be … Continue reading

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Reflections for April 15th, 2018

This is me. This is me as a transgender woman, three months into hormone replacement therapy. This is also me standing at the door to my church in Willimantic, CT. This is me as a Christian. This is me as … Continue reading

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Psalm 35:1-3, Psalm 43

Psalm 35:1-3 (NKJV) “Plead my cause, O Lord, with those who strive with me; fight against those who fight against me. Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for my help. Also draw out the spear, and stop … Continue reading

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A Message from Fr. James Martin

“I was a stranger and you did not welcome me.” President Trump has announced that he will order the construction of a Mexican border wall, the first in a series of actions to crack down on immigrants, which will include … Continue reading

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Making the Difference

Maybe I am being judgmental, but I can’t help but make the observation that there seems to be at least two types of Christians out there in the world. There seems to be those that have no problem proclaiming that … Continue reading

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Thoughts for June 20th, 2016

The biggest challenge most LGBT folks of the Christian faith seem to face, as I see it, is the personal challenge of making sense of Scripture– reconciling what they read with what they feel inside. On the one hand it … Continue reading

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