Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Why Does It Matter?
A Zoom Meeting for Lesbian & Queer Sisters, Vocation and Formation Ministers, and Congregational Leadership
December 5, 2020 | 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST | Via Zoom
Womanjourney Weavings, a project of New Ways Ministry, is setting apart time and safe space for Lesbian & Queer Sisters, Congregational Leaders, and Vocation & Formation Directors to learn, pray, and share experiences about sexual diversity. The time will include prayer, presentation, Q & A, large & small group sharing, and breaks.
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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.
Creating a Spirit of Welcome
A Workshop on Integrating LGBTQ Issues in Catholic Schools
For Administrators, Staff & Faculty Leaders
This workshop is designed to help participants develop LGBTQ initiatives that fit the unique character of your school community. The program includes presentations, discussions, real life examples, small group activities, and discernment of next steps.
For more information or to schedule a program, click here.
A program of education, dialogue, and prayer about welcoming transgender people.
The goal of this program is to reflect on how we as Catholics can respond pastorally to transgender people. The program includes information on gender identity and development, pastoral outreach, and spiritual dimensions. No prior knowledge is needed. There will be Q&A sessions, small group discussions, and informational handouts.
For more information and to host a program, click here.