Julian of Norwich: Celebrating Mother Jesus

Julian of Norwich: Celebrating Mother Jesus

Julian of Norwich is a medieval English mystic who celebrated “Mother Jesus.” Her feast day, May 8, always falls near Mother’s Day. It’s not known if Julian herself was queer, but some of her ideas were. Julian is often listed with LGBTQ saints because of her...
Saint Valentine: Marriage equality role model

Saint Valentine: Marriage equality role model

Marriage equality has a surprising role model in Saint Valentine, a 3rd-century Roman priest who defied the restrictive marriage laws of his era to bless couples who were forbidden to marry. His feast day is, of course,  Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14). Saint Valentine was...