Friday, December 31, 2010

The Wild Reed's Year in Review

Part 4: October – December 2010

Following is a final selection of 2010 Wild Reed posts that I particularly enjoyed putting together and sharing. Many of these posts have also generated the most comments from readers.

If you’ve yet to read these posts then I hope you'll take the time to do so. I also hope that the experiences and insights they convey will, in some way, resonate with you and encourage and inspire you on your journey.


October 2010

Catholic Church Can Overcome Fear of LGBT People

Francis of Assisi: The Antithesis of Clericalism and Monarchism

Honoring (and Learning from) the Passion of Saints Sergius and Bacchus

Europe 2005 (Part 5)

The Raising of Lazarus and the Gay Experience of Coming Out

Shifting the Focus to the Real Issues . . . Live on Fox News

Dark Matters

The Beauty of Autumn in Minnesota

Daniel Maguire on the Progressive Core of Catholicism

Daniel Maguire on Catholicism's "Long History of Demeaning Sexuality"

Daniel Maguire on Sex as Liturgy

Daniel Maguire on the Wedding of Sexuality and Spirituality

Daniel Maguire in Minneapolis

Journeying Into the Truth . . . Valiantly, of Course!

A Birthday Weekend

The Church and Dance

Lucinda Naylor's "The Wave"

November 2010

At the Cathedral of St. Paul, Rainbow Sashes and a Circle of Love

An Old Catholic Perspective on the Roman Hierarchy's "Dumbing Down" of the Catholic Church

The Potential of Art and the Limits of Rigid Orthodoxy to Connect Us to the Sacred

A Catholic Statement of Support for Same-Sex Marriage

Daniel Maguire: "Heterosexism, Not Homosexuality, is the Problem

What Do Heath Ledger, Susan Boyle, and Catholics for Marriage Equality Have in Common?

The Two Editorials that Benilde-St. Margaret's Catholic High School Doesn't Want You to Read

Two Very Different Perspectives on the Military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy

The Pope’s Latest Condom Remarks

CPCSM and the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis (Part 4)

Pope Embraces an Acceptable Form of Relativism

Part 5 of The Wild Reed post celebrating the city of Istanbul

The Trouble with the Male Dancer (Part 1)

December 2010

Kristen McQueary: "Yes to Civil Unions and Yes to My Catholic Faith"

Australia Bound

Thoughts on Transformation (Part 1)

Sydney Sojourn

Thoughts on Transformation (Part 2)

Francis DeBarnardo: "The Church is Better Because of the Presence of LGBT People"

The Trouble with the Male Dancer (Part 2)

Thoughts on Transformation (Part 3)

Censored Gay Catholic High School Student Honored by Peers

John Dear on Celebrating the Birth of the Nonviolent Jesus

Christmas in Australia

An Afternoon at Flynns Beach

Terence Weldon on the "Disciple Jesus Loved" as a Role Model for LGBT Christians

The Trouble with the Male Dancer (Part 3)

Summer Vocation

CPCSM's Year in Review

See also the previous post:
The Wild Reed's Year in Review: January – March 2010
The Wild Reed's Year in Review: April – June 2010
The Wild Reed's Year in Review: July – September 2010

Image: "Reeds" by Robert Morris (2003).

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