There and Here

A year ago, there, The sanctuary hallowed and barren. Ash Wednesday, ‘Repent and die.’ The sackcloth and the ashes. Nothing but dust. A year ago, here, A refuge of another kind. Valentine’s Day, love and sex. The drunk old man next to me Told me everything. The woman onstage — Tall and shy and awkward. …

Letter & Liturgy

Christian Reviews of Ideas and Culture

Chris Damian

Catholicism, (homo)eros, and everthing else


"To live, to love is to be failed, to forgive, to have failed, to be forgiven, for ever and ever." Gillian Rose