I Desired You

In these collections of writings, Chris explores what it’s meant for him to be gay and Catholic from his late teen years to his early 20’s.

Stories and Poems 

by The Mezzo Consortium

This book is a collection of stories and poems written largely by young adults from the Twin Cities. They are students, teachers, and young professionals. They’re not professional writers, but they’re working to hone their skills as authors and poets. And they hope to be active members of the community, in part by providing the Twin Cities with creative works that are enjoyable, edifying, challenging, and provocative. This book is the first of such works…. 


The Law Student’s Guide to Preparing and Implementing a Successful Plan for Meaningful Employment

Professor Neil Hamilton, former dean of St. Thomas University School of Law, has developed a ground-breaking template for law students to use throughout all three years of law school in order to be fully prepared to find employment upon graduation. This book was co-authored with a number of law students, including Chris Damian. It received the 2015 E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association. 

Essays & Articles

Rethinking Religion in Professional Life
Where Peter Is
September 16, 2021

Taking Freedom Too Far
Commonweal Magazine
July 13, 2020

Diversity, Inclusion, and My Life: A Corporate Interview
A Fortune 50 Corporate Newsletter
June 2019

A Catholic Perspective on Homoerotic Desire
Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture
January 2019

Conscience and the Christ Child
Church Life Journal
December 21, 2018

What is the Thunder?
October 7, 2017

When Rights Meet Reality
Millennial Journal
July 16, 2014

Defining Marriage Isn’t Defending Marriage
Intercollegiate Review
December 2, 2013