Other Writings

A Catholic Perspective on Homoerotic Desire,” Logos Journal, Winter 2019.

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

What is the Thunder?” FaithND, October 7, 2017.

Video: Catholicism and Homosexuality,” (presentation at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Frisco, TX) April 12, 2017.

Artists in Love: A Defense of La La Land, and a Critique of Us“, Ethika Politika, February 22, 2017.

Audio: Are We All Hypocrites? Abortion and Refugees in Popular Discourse“, February 15, 2017.

Audio: My current research on marriage, love, and friendship“, May 18, 2016.

The End of An Era“, The Observer, April 14, 2016.

The Emotional Affair of John Paul II“, The Observer, March 31, 2016.

So You Want to Write a Column…“, The Observer, March 3, 2016.

Christian Stories for Atheists“, The Observer, February 18, 2016.

Forgiveness and Friendship“, The Observer, February 4, 2016.

My Friend the Carmelite“, The Observer, January 21, 2016.

Lessons in Diversity and Inclusion“, The Pulse Blog, December 29, 2015.

Catholic Theology and LGBTQ Suicide“, The Observer, December 10, 2015.

Love in the Landfill“, The Observer, November 29, 2015.

When I Was Kicked Out of My Dorm“, The Observer, November 5, 2015.

Why Look At Porn?“, The Observer, October 26, 2015.

I Got a Tattoo“, The Observer, October 1, 2015.

Regrets of an Alumnus“, The Observer, September 3, 2015.

Video: Gay and Catholic“, (presentation at the University of Notre Dame, sponsored by PrismND), August 2, 2015.

The Absurdity of Non-Transgenderism: A Critique of a Critique“, Ethika Politika, May 11, 2015.

The Pain of Parting“, The Observer, April 23, 2015.

What Happens After Graduation,” The Observer, April 9, 2015.

On Poverty and the Theology Requirement,” The Observer, March 26, 2015.

Curriculum Problems are Faculty Problems,” The Observer, January 29, 2015.

Selling oneself to the highest bidder,” The Observer, January 15, 2015.

What’s Next for Love and Marriage?“, The Observer, December 11, 2014.

Consent Confusion“, The Observer, November 14, 2014.

St. Jerome Book Review: Gay and Catholic,” The Irish Rover, November 13, 2014.

Homosexuality: From Tolerance to Love“, (presentation at the University of Notre Dame, sponsored by ND Campus Ministry), October 30, 2014.

The Church I Disagree With“, The Observer, October 30, 2014.

Friendship: The Foundation of Reason“, The Observer, October 16, 2014.

4 Elements of a Mature Adjustment to Celibacy“, Spiritual Friendship, October 15, 2014.

On Business Degrees and Free Market Mysticism“, The Observer, October 2, 2014.

On Empty Classrooms“, The Observer, September 18, 2014.

Studying Death“, The Observer, September 4, 2014.

Resources to Explore: Christian Faithfulness & Human Sexuality“, The Colossian Forum, August 16, 2014.

Coming Out and Being Open“, Spiritual Friendship, August 13, 2014.

Fear and Celibacy“, Spiritual Friendship, August 11, 2014.

At Legal Recruiting Events, Not All Questions Are Equal“, LinkedIn, August 6, 2014.

When All Gay Desire is a Desire for Gay Sex,” Spiritual Friendship, July 18, 2014.

When Rights Meet Reality,” Millennial Journal, July 17, 2014.

The Labor of Love,” Spiritual Friendship, July 6, 2014.

A Love that Fills, and a Love that Opens“, Spiritual Friendship, June 22, 2014.

On Erotic Interruptions, and the Lovesick God“, Spiritual Friendship, June 11, 2014.

The Desirability of Truth“, Spiritual Friendship, May 11, 2014.

Noticing the Unnoticed: Some things I’ve learned from being loved“, Spiritual Friendship, May 10, 2014.

‘Just get married’ and other uncaring advice“, Spiritual Friendship, May 7, 2014.

After The Third Way…“, Spiritual Friendship, May 6, 2014.

On Gay Jokes, and Friendship versus Presumption,” Spiritual Friendship, May 4, 2014.

A Ministry to the Hateful and the Hated,” Spiritual Friendship, April 18, 2014.

Coming Out Christian,” (presentation with Julie Rodgers at the University of St. Thomas, hosted by Trinity City Church), April 6, 2014.

Compliance Questions,” The Irish Rover, March 24, 2014.

Learning to See,” Spiritual Friendship, February 17, 2014.

Celibacy and Loneliness“, Spiritual Friendship, January 30, 2014.

On Coming Out and Being Known“, Spiritual Friendship, January 27, 2014.

Marriage and Society: A Response to Michael Bradley, Part II,” Ethika Politika, January 15, 2014.

Marriage and Society: A Response to Michael Bradley, Part I,” Ethika Politika, January 14, 2014.

Homosexuality and Friendship: A Response to Austin Ruse,” Crisis Magazine, January 2, 2014.

Homosexuality and the Resurrection of Disability,” SpiritualFriendship.org, December 22, 2013.

Defining Marriage Isn’t Defending Marriage,” The Intercollegiate Review, December 12, 2013.

The Education of a Gay Catholic,” SpiritualFriendship.org, November 12, 2013.

Getting What We Paid For,” The Observer, October 2, 2013.

The ‘Coming Out’ of Christian Doctrine,” SpiritualFriendship.org, August 21, 2013.

The Meaning of Vocation,” SpiritualFriendship.org, August 21, 2013.

So How Should You Respond When Someone Tells You a Story Like Mine?” SpiritualFriendship.org, August 16, 2013.

This is ‘gay’,” SpiritualFriendship.org, August 15, 2013.

My Early Education,” SpiritualFriendship.org, August 14, 2013.

Why Am I Saying This? Why Now?” SpiritualFriendship.org, August 13, 2013.

This is Me,” SpiritualFriendship.org, August 12, 2013.

Know Thine Enemy,” The Observer, April 29, 2013.

On Staying Catholic,” The Observer, April 16, 2013.

DARTing advice you won’t get,” The Observer, April 3, 2013.

Chivalry and Healthy Relationships,” The ObserverMarch 26, 2013.

Mr. Crummett’s Cookies,” The Observer, March 7, 2013.

Our introduction to ‘philosophy’,” The Observer, February 26, 2013.

In defense of Catholics and Catholicism at Notre Dame,” The Observer, February 12, 2013.

Football and Failed Family,” The Observer, January 29, 2013.

Homosexuals Anonymous,” The Observer, December 6, 2012.

What is a Catholic University?” The Observer, November 29, 2012.

Death of a Catholic University?” The Observer, November 15, 2012.

My Race and My Rhetoric,” The Observer, November 6, 2012.

Respect Life. Respect Women.” The Observer, October 23, 2012.

On Office Hours,” The Observer, September 26, 2012.

Celebrate Life!” The Observer, September 21, 2012.

Something to Yell About,” The Observer, September 11, 2012.

PSA co-president interviewed about LGBTQ issues,” The Irish Rover, September 7, 2012.

Gay at the Grotto,” The Observer, August 28, 2012.

Footprints VI.2Notre Dame Right to Life, August 21, 2012.

Footprints VI.2Notre Dame Right to Life, June 20, 2012.

Footprints V.4Notre Dame Right to Life, February 1, 2012.

Contraception and Dignity,” The Observer, January 31, 2012.

Acting for Love,”, The Observer, February 16, 2011.

Footprints V.3Notre Dame Right to Life, December 31, 2011.

Footprints V.2Notre Dame Right to Life, October 11, 2011.

Footprints V.1Notre Dame Right to Life, September 8, 2011.

Can’t We Be Friends?” The Irish Rover, April 2, 2011

Holy Cross Professor Discusses Vocation in the Lord of the Rings,” The Irish Rover, February 20, 2011.

Students March for Life in DC,” The Irish Rover, January 28, 2011.

Truth on Orientation,” The Observer, March 29, 2010.

Orientation and Identity,” The Observer, January 31, 2010.

Travesty Against Tradition,” The Observer, November 18, 2009.

Belittling Humanities,” The Observer, November 8, 2009.

Who We Are,” The Observer, October 12, 2009.

The Sexist Church,” The Observer, September 16, 2009.

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