Celebrating 35 Years of Ministry in the LGBT Catholic Community!

      Below is a partial list of known "gay-friendly" Catholic parishes and faith communities.  Thank you for helping us add to this growing list!  If you are aware of such a parish that is known as welcoming to lesbian and gay Catholics as members and active parishioners, please let us know.  Tell us if this welcome is because of a support program, spirituality group, mission statement, participation in gay community events, involvement with parents or simply the friendliness of pastoral staff.

PARISHES

Alabama
Decatur: Annunciation of the Lord
Montgomery: St. Bede

Arizona
Chandler: St. Andrew
Glendale: St. Thomas More
Mesa: St. Bridget
Phoenix: St. Matthew
Scottsdale: St. Patrick
Tuscon
: St. Cyril of Alexandria
   SS. Peter and Paul, St. Pius X
   Our Mother of Sorrows, St. Odilia

California
Berkeley: Holy Spirit Parish
Burney
: St Francis of Assisi
Carlesbad: St. Patrick
Diamond Bar: St. Denis
El Cajon: St. Luke
Encino: Our Lady of Grace
Escondido
: St. Timothy
Fremont
: St. Joseph - Mission San Jose
Goleta
: St. Mark Univ. Parish
Hawthorne
: St. Joseph (Spanish)
Hayward: All Saints
LaPuente
: St. Martha
Lemon Grove: St. John of the Cross
Long Beach: St. Matthew
Los Angeles
: Blessed Sacrament
   Christ the King, Mother of Good Counsel, St. Camillus Center-LA USC Medical Center (Spanish)St. Agatha, St. Paul the Apostle
North Hollywood: Blessed Sacrament, St. Jane Frances de Chantal, St. Patrick
Oakland: Our Lady of Lourdes
Oceanside: St. Thomas More
Orange: Holy Family Cathedral,
Pasadena: Assumption of the B.V.M
Ross: St. Anselm
Sacramento: St. Francis of Assisi
San Carlos: St. Charles
San Diego: AscensionSan Rafael, St. Jude Shrine
San Francisco
: Most Holy Redeemer, Old St. Mary's Cathedral, St. Agnes, St. Dominic
San Jose: St. Julie Billiart, St. Martin of Tours (Emmaus Community)
San Luis Obispo: Old Mission of San Luis Obispo
San Rafael: Church of San Rafael & Mission San Rafael Archangel
Santa Barbara: OL of Guadalupe
Santa Clara
: GALA
Santa Cruz: Holy Cross
Santa Monica: St. Monica
Simi Valley: St. Rose of Lima
South Pasadena: Holy Family
Stanford: Catholic Community at Stanford University
Valinda: St. Martha
Vernon: Holy Angels Church of the Deaf
Walnut Creek
: St. John Vianney
West Hollywood: St. Ambrose, St. Victor
Whittier: St. Mary of the Assumption

Colorado
Arvada: Spirit of Christ
Avon
: St. Edward
Colorado Springs: Our Lady of Guadalupe
   Sacred Heart
Denver: St. Dominic, Christ the King
   Mount Carmel
Fort Collins: Blessed John XXIII
Genessee: St. Frances Cabrini Shrine
Highlands Ranch
: Pax Christi
Littleton: Light of the World, St. Frances Cabrini

Connecticut
Hartford: St. Patrick-St. Anthony

Delaware
North Wilmington: Holy Child
Wilmington: St. Joseph

District of Columbia
Holy Trinity, St. Matthew Cathedral

Florida
Cocoa Beach: Our Savior
Daytona Beach: Our Lady of Lourdes
Ft. Lauderdale: St. Anthony, St. Maurice
St. Petersburg: Holy Cross
Tampa: Sacred Heart

Georgia
Atlanta: Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Illinois
Berwyn: St. Mary of the Celle
Chicago: Immaculate Conception
   St. Clement, St. Gertrude, St. Gregory
   St. Peter, St. Sylvester (English & Spanish), St. Teresa of Avila, St. Thomas the Apostle, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Old St. Patrick
Clarendon Hills: Notre Dame
Country Club Hills: St. Emeric
Evanston: St. Nicholas
Johnston City
: St. Paul
Morton Grove
: St. Martha
Oak Park: Ascension, St. Catherine of Sienna-St. Lucy
Schaumburg
: St. Marcelline

Indiana
Evansville: St. Mary
Indianapolis
: St. Thomas Aquinas

Iowa
Coralville: St. Thomas More

Kentucky
Louisville: Epiphany, Cathedral of the Assumption, St. William

Louisiana
New Orleans: St. Augustine

Maine
Portland: Sacred Heart-St. Dominic

Maryland
Baltimore: Corpus Christi, St. Francis of Assisi
   St. MatthewSt. Vincent dePaul
Columbia: St. John the Evangelist
Gaithersburg: St. Rose of Lima
Hagerstown: St. Ann
Severn: St. Bernadette

Massachusetts
Boston: Paulist Center, St. Anthony Shrine,
   St. Cecilia
East Longmeadow: St. Michael
Newton: St. Ignatius
Sharon
: Our Lady of Sorrows
Springfield: Sacred Heart

Montana
Billings:
Holy Rosary, St. Pius X

Nebraska
Omaha:
Holy Family, Sacred Heart

Nevada
Las Vegas:
Christ the King, Guardian Angel Cathedral

New Hampshire
Merrimack:
St. John Neumann
Pelham: St. Patrick

New Jersey
Lawrenceville:
St. Ann
Long Beach Island: St. Francis of Assisi
Maplewood: St. Joseph
Tinton Falls: St. Anselm

New Mexico
Albuquerque:
Holy Family, Shrine of St. Bernadette
Espanola: Sacred Heart of Jesus

New York
Albany:
St. Vincent DePaul
Baldwinsville: St. Augustine
Bellmore: St. Barnabas the Apostle
Bellport: Mary Immaculate
Binghamton: St. Francis of Assisi
Brooklyn: St. Andrew the Apostle, St. Boniface, St. Athanasius, St. Augustine, Immaculate Heart of Mary
Deer Park: Ss. Cyril and Methodius
East Islip: St. Mary
Elmira: St. Mary
Fairport: Church of the Assumption
Henrietta: Good Shepherd
Manhattan: Holy Name of Jesus, St. Francis Xavier, St. Paul the Apostle, Church of the Ascension, St. Francis of Assisi
Pittsford: Church of the Transfiguration
Rochester: Blessed Sacrament, St. Mary (Downtown), St. Monica
Syracuse: St. Lucy, All Saints
Utica: Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Historic Old St. John's
Wading River: St. John the Baptist
Wantaugh: St. Frances de Chantal
Westbury: St. Brigid

North Carolina
Charlotte:
St. Peter
Durham: Immaculate Conception
Fayetteville: St. Patrick
Raleigh: St. Francis of Assisi

Ohio
Akron:
St. Bernard
Cincinnati: St. Monica-St. George, St. Robert Bellarmine
Cleveland: St. Malachi, Blessed Trinity
Columbus: St. Thomas More Newman Center
Fairlawn: St. Hilary
Mentor: St. John Vianney
University Heights: Church of the Gesu
Westlake: St. Ladislas
Wooster: St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception

Oregon
Beaverton:
Mission of the Atonement
Portland: St. AndrewSt. Francis of Assisi, St. Phillip Neri, Downtown Chapel (St. Vincent dePaul),

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia: Old St. Joseph, Old St. Mary
  
St. John the EvangelistSt. Vincent DePaul

Rhode Island
Providence:
St. Francis Chapel, St. Mary's
Wickford: St. Bernard

Tennessee
Memphis:
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception


Texas
Colleyville: Good Shepherd
Dallas: Holy Trinity
El Paso: All Saints
Houston: St. Anne

Virginia
Arlington:
Our Lady Queen of Peace
Richmond: Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
  
Sacred Heart Parish
Roanoke: St. Gerard
Triangle: St. Francis
Virginia Beach: St. Nicholas

Washington
Seattle:
St. Benedict, Prince of Peace Newman Center
Tacoma: St. Leo

Wisconsin
Madison:
Our Lady Queen of Peace
Menomonee Falls: Good Shepherd
Milwaukee: Good Shepherd, Prince of Peace,
   Trinity-Guadalupe

Canada
Montreal:
Holy Cross
Ottawa: St. Joseph
Toronto: Our Lady of Lourdes

England
London: Church of the Immaculate Conception


INTENTIONAL EUCHARISTIC COMMUNITIES

Arizona
Scottsdale:
Franciscan Renewal Center

California
Orange: Koinonia
Pleasanton:
Catholic Community of Pleasanton

District of Columbia
Communitas

Florida
Tampa:
Franciscan Center

Maryland
Catonsville:  Living Water Inclusive Catholic Community
Greenbelt: Greenbelt Catholic Community

Michigan
Grand Rapids:
Marywood
Kalamazoo: Lambda Catholics

Minnesota
Minneapolis:
Spirit of St. Stephen's Catholic Community

Oregan
Portland:
Journey and Koinonia Catholic Community

Washington
Olympia:
Holy Wisdom Inclusive Catholic Community

Wisconsin
Madison:
Holy Wisdom Monastery

Gay-friendly Parishes and Faith Communities

New Ways Ministry - 4012 29th Street - Mount Rainier, Maryland 20712 - Telephone: (301) 277-5674
Contributions to New Ways Ministry are tax-deductible under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

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