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.
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“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.
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.