Audio / Video Resources

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Chris talks with Ministry Leaders Anonymous. I spoke with Chris and Matt over at Ministry Leaders Anonymous! We discussed Church teaching, the firing of gay employees at Catholic schools, and what those in ministry can do to walk with gay persons in the Church. 

Inside the Closet of the Vatican: Interview on Viewpoints with Todd van der Heyden. I was recently featured on Viewpoints with Todd van der Heyden, where we discussed Catholicism, homosexuality, the Vatican summit on the clergy abuse crisis, and Frédéric Martel’s recently released book “Inside the Closet of the Vatican.”

Responding to the Clergy Abuse Crisis: How a Law Background Influenced a Local Response.On February 21, 2019, I spoke at the University of St. Thomas School of Law on how my legal background shaped the work of YArespond in addressing the clergy abuse crisis. 

From the ReVoice Conference: My Life in Community.To say we were made to give but not receive love would be to claim a status greater than God Himself, who is a Trinity of mutual self-offering.

my life, gay and Catholic.A youth minister friend asked for me to put together a short video for her high school youth group on being gay and Catholic. Here’s what I threw together!

Audio: Eros and Asceticism in Francis of Assisi.I presented a paper at the 2018 Edith Stein Conference at the University of Notre Dame. The paper was titled, “Birth Through the Cross: Eros and Asceticism in Francis of Assisi.”

Video: Catholicism and Homosexuality.In Texas, I gave a talk to about 200 high school students on Catholicism and homosexuality. You can watch the recording here!

Audio: My current research on love, marriage, and friendship.In 2016, I completed my M.A. in Catholic Studies, with my Master’s Thesis titled: “It Is Not Good for Man to Be Alone: Love, Marriage, and Friendship in the Catholic Tradition.” 

Video: Gay and Catholic.I gave a talk at the University of Notre Dame on being gay and Catholic, sponsored by the Institute for Church Life and the Gender Relations Center. You can watch the video here.

Audio: Homosexuality: From Tolerance to Love.I gave a presentation at the University of Notre Dame as part of its Theology on Tap series, sponsored by ND Campus Ministry. How do you move from tolerance to love? You can listen to the audio here.