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Breath of the Spirit

Pastoral, Liturgical, Teaching, and Social Justice Moments brought to you by www.DignityUSA.org.

Breath of the Spirit is DignityUSA’s electronic spiritual and liturgical resource for our members and potential members. Nothing can replace your chapter or other faith community, but we hope you will find further support here for integrating your spirituality with your sexuality and all the strands of your life.

We welcome relevant homilies, inspirational writings, social justice opportunities, or theological articles from other sources also — particularly from wise women and men who can help us grow as gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) and allied Catholic/Christians. You may volunteer to help with this program or send your comments by e-mailing info@DignityUSA.org ATTN: Breath of the Spirit.

Two people can experience the same event, yet come up with two different interpretations of it. I realized this when, as a child, I was sitting high up in the stands watching an automobile race with my father and his brother, my uncle Ray. An old ice cream vendor was... more

Paul faces the same problem with his community in Corinth that the four evangelists later will experience with their communities in other parts of the biblical world. Lots of people want to get the "goodies" which faith in Jesus promises, but few want to acquire them... more

Our sacred authors often warn us that not everything done in the name of God is something God wants. The prophets whom God places in our midst are supposed to point out that distinction. No passage of Scripture teaches this better than today's well-known, disturbing... more

Watching part of an "old" 50s movie on television the other day, I heard one of the characters remark, "Mr. Anthony doesn't live in my neighborhood." Almost no one under 60 knows what that comment means. It refers to a popular TV show of the era - The Millionaire - in... more

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