September 27, 2022
A pilgrimage of LGBTQ+ Catholics celebrated Mass at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe with the organizing group, the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics (GNRC), being recognized at the liturgy.
September 26, 2022
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has released its national synthesis for the Synod on Synodality, which includes LGBTQ+ issues, although in a mixed way that is not entirely positive.
September 25, 2022
It’s easier to recognize these champions of truth and the errors of their opponents in hindsight. Discerning action in the present moment, without the help of hindsight, is more difficult
Journeys: A Scriptural Reflection Series for LGBTQ People and Allies
JOURNEYS is an invitation to walk with our ancestors, discover the great source of love, and celebrate our identities as children of God and LGBT persons and allies of faith. Each prayer guide in the series contains a section of Scripture, followed by questions for reflection. These questions can be used for personal meditation, journaling, or group conversations.
To access the Journeys reflections, click here
Webinar: A Rainbow Synod
Global LGBTQ+ Perspectives on Synodality So Far
Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time
This past year, LGBTQ Catholics and allies robustly participated in the local listening phase of the Synod on Synodality. With that phase concluding and the next beginning, New Ways Ministry will host a panel of global advocates to converse about their experiences of this synodal process so far. This 75-minute webinar is a time to pause, reflect, and consider next steps.
For more information about this webinar or the Synod itself, click here.
Webinar: A Home for All
The Catholic Case for LGBTQ+ Non-Discrimination
Sunday, October 30, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time
New Ways Ministry’s new book, A Home for All: A Catholic Call for LGBTQ+ Non-Discrimination, makes the case for why and how Catholics should support non-discrimination initiatives for LGBTQ+ people in both church and society. This 60-minute webinar will examine some of the book’s key insights and include a period for questions with the authors.
For more information about this webinar or the book, click here.
Next Steps: Developing Catholic LGBTQ Ministry
A Multi-Part Online Series (now underway)
This series is designed to help parishioners, pastoral leaders, and church staff members figure out what form LGBTQ ministry should take in their community. The material will help parish community and staff members discern individually and together what the next steps should be to create a more welcoming pastoral environment for LGBTQ people—even if the next steps are your first steps.
For more information or to sign up for updates, click here.