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Black and LGBTQ Students Seek Greater Inclusion in Brooklyn’s Catholic High Schools

July 13, 2020

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the growing outcry against racism in the U.S., students and alumni of Catholic schools in New York City are demanding changes to make their schools more inclusive of all people, including LGBTQ people.

The Groaning In My Soul

July 12, 2020

The current situation has taught me that true faith and hope are the assurance that God’s loving hand is ultimately going to bring us where we should go . . .

Experts Warn of Consequences for LGBTQ Church Workers After Supreme Court Ruling

July 11, 2020

“. . . religious freedom is a world of permitted and funded discrimination.”

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

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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.


“For freedom Christ has set us free”

A Retreat for Gay Priests, Brothers, and Deacons

November 9-12, 2020 | Siena Retreat Center, Racine, WI

The retreat will help participants to see and experience some of the ways that Christ does in fact set us free: as humans, as gay men, and as church representatives.

For more information or to register, 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.


Trans-forming Love

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.

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