LGBT-Friendly Parishes and Faith Communities

Parishes and faith communities included in this listing have made some public display of welcome for LGBT people.
On this, parishes are listed first following by intentional Eucharistic communities.
If you know of a parish or community that should be included, please contact us using the form at the bottom of this page.

Parishes

Alabama

Decatur: Annunciation of the Lord

Montgomery: St. Bede

Arizona

Chandler: St. Andrew the Apostle

Glendale: St. Thomas More

Mesa: St. Bridget

Phoenix: St. Matthew

Scottsdale: St. Patrick

Tucson: Our Mother of Sorrows; Ss. Peter and Paul; St. Cyril of Alexandria; St. Odilla; St. Pius X

California

Baldwin Park:  St. John the Baptist

Berkeley: Holy Spirit Parish

Burney: St. Francis of Assisi

Carlesbad: St. Patrick

Camarillo: Padre Serra Parish

Claremont: Our Lady of the Assumption

El Cajon: St. Luke

Encino: Our Lady of Grace

Escondido: St. Timothy

Fremont: St. Joseph-Mission San Jose

Fresno: St. Paul Newman Center

Goleta: St. Mark University 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. AgathaSt. Camillus Center-LA USC Medical Center (Spanish); St. Paul the Apostle

North Hollywood: St. Jane Frances de Chantal; St. Patrick

Oakland: Our Lady of LourdesSt. Columba; St. Jarlath

Oceanside: St. Thomas More

Orange: Holy Family Cathedral

Palm Springs:  St. Theresa

Pasadena: Assumption of the B.V.M.

Redondo Beach: St. Lawrence Martyr

Redwood City: St. Matthias

Ross: St. Anselm

Sacramento: St. Francis of Assisi

San Carlos: St. Charles

San Diego: Ascension; St. John the Evangelist; St. Jude Shrine; Catholic Community of UC, San Diego

San Dimas: Holy Name of Mary

San Francisco: Most Holy Redeemer; Old St. Mary’s Cathedral; St. Agnes; St. DominicSt. Ignatius; St. Teresa of Avila

San Jose: St. Julie Billiart; St. Martin of Tours (Emmaus Community)

San Luis Obispo: Old Mission of San Luis Obispo

San Ramon: St. Joan of Arc

San Raphael: Church of San Raphael & Mission San Rafael Archangel

Santa Barbara: Our Lady of Guadalupe

Santa Clare: GALA

Santa Cruz: Holy Cross

Santa Monica: St. Monica

Simi Valley: St. Rose of Lima

Spring Valley: Santa Sophia

South Pasadena: Holy Family

Stanford: Catholic Community of Stanford University

Valinda: St. Martha

Vernon: Holy Angels Church of the Deaf

Walnut Creek: St. John Vianney

West Hollywod: St. Ambrose; St. Victor

Whittier: St. Mary of the Assumption

Colorado

Arvada: Spirit of Christ

Avon: St. Edward

Colorado Springs: Sacred Heart

Denver: Christ the King; Mount Carmel; St. Dominic

Fort Collins: Blessed John XXIII

Genessee: St. Frances Cabrini Shrine

Highlands Ranch: Pax Christi

Lafayette: Immaculate Conception

Lakewood: St. Bernadette

Littleton: Light of the World; St. Francis Cabrini

Connecticut

Guilford: St. George’s

Hartford: Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center; St. Patrick-St. Anthony

Delaware

North Wilmington: Holy Child

Wilmington: St. Joseph, Sacred Heart Oratory

District of Columbia

Washington: Holy Trinity; St. Matthew Cathedral

Florida

Cocoa Beach: Our Savior

Daytona Beach: Our Lady of Lourdes

Flagler Beach: Santa Maria del Mar

Fort Lauderdale: St. Anthony; St. Maurice

Kissimmee: Holy Redeemer

St. Petersburg: Holy Cross

Tampa: Sacred Heart; Christ the King

Georgia

Atlanta: Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Idaho

Boise: St. Mary (English/Spanish)

Illinois

Berwyn: St. Mary of the Celle

Chicago: Immaculate Conception; Old St. Patrick; Our Lady of Lourdes; Our Lady of Mt. Carmel; St. Clement; St. Gertrude; St. Gregory; St. Peter; St. Sylvester (Spanish); St. Teresa of Avila; St. Thomas the Apostle

Clarendon Hills: Notre Dame

Country Club Hills: St. Emeric

Evanston: St. Nicholas

Inverness: Holy Family

Johnston City: St. Paul

Morton Grove: St. Martha

Oak Park: Ascension; St. Catherine of Siena-St. Lucy; St. Giles

Schaumburg: St. Marcelline

Indiana

Dyer: St. Maria Goretti

Evansville: St. Mary

Indianapolis: St. Thomas Aquinas

Iowa

Coralville: St. Thomas More

Kentucky

Lexington: Historic St. Paul

Louisville: Cathedral of the Assumption; Epiphany; St. William

Louisiana

New Orleans: St. Augustine

Maine

Portland: Sacred Heart-St. Dominic

Saco: Most Holy Trinity

Maryland

Baltimore: Corpus Christi; St. Francis of Assisi; St. Ignatius; St. Matthew; St. Vincent de Paul

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

Buzzard’s Bay: St. Margaret’s and St. Mary’s

East Longmeadow: St. Michael

Newton: St. Ignatius

Provincetown: St. Peter

Sharon: Our Lady of Sorrows

Springfield: Sacred Heart

Michigan

Ann Arbor: St. Mary’s Student Parish

Detroit: Christ the KingGesu Parish; St. Leo

St. Ignace: St. Ignatius Loyola

Westland: Ss. Simon and Jude

Minnesota

Minneapolis: St. Francis Cabrini; St. Joan of Arc

Missouri

Kansas City: Guardian Angels; Holy Family; St. James

St. Joseph: St. Francis Xavier

St. Louis: St. Cronan; St. Margaret of Scotland; St. Pius V

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

Hoboken:  Our Lady of Grace

Keyport: St. Joseph

Lawrenceville: St. Ann

Long Beach Island: St. Francis of Assisi

Maplewood: St. Joseph

Monmouth: Church of the Precious Blood

Pompton Lakes: St. Mary

South Plainfield: Sacred Heart

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: Immaculate Heart of Mary; St. Andrew the Apostle; St. Athanasius; St. Augustine; St. Boniface

Deer Park: Ss. Cyril and Methodius

East Islip: St. Mary

Elmira: St. Mary

Fairport: Church of the Assumption

Henrietta: Good Shepherd

Manorville:  Sts. Peter and Paul

Manhattan: Blessed SacramentChurch of the Ascension; Holy Name of Jesus; St. Francis de Sales; St. Francis of Assisi; St. Francis Xavier; St. Ignatius Loyola; St. Paul the Apostle

Pittsford: Church of the Transfiguration

Rochester: Blessed Sacrament; St. Mary (Downtown); St. Monica

Saratoga Springs: St. Peter

Sherrill: St. Helena

Syracuse: All Saints; St. Lucy

Utica: Historic Old St. John’s; Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Vernon: Holy Family

Wading River: St. John the Baptist

Wantaugh: St. Frances de Chantal

West Islip: Our Lady of Lourdes

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: Blessed Trinity; St. Malachi; St. Martha

Columbus: St. Thomas More Newman Center

Fairlawn: St. Hilary

Mentor: St. John Vianney

University Heights: Church of the Gesu

Westlake: St. Ladislas

Willoughby Hills: St. Noel

Wooster: St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception

Oregon

Beaverton: Spirit of Grace

Portland: Downtown Chapel (St. Vincent DePaul); St. Andrew; St. Francis of Assisi; St. Phillip Neri

Pennsylvania

Danville: St. Joseph

Philadelphia: Old St. Joseph; Old St. Mary; St. John the Evangelist; St. Vincent de Paul

Wilkinsburg: St. James

Rhode Island

Providence: St. Raymond

Wickford: St. Bernard

Tennessee

Alcoa:  Our Lady of Fatima

Memphis: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Texas

Colleyville: Good Shepherd

Dallas: Holy Trinity

El Paso: All Saints

Houston: St. Anne; St. Teresa

Odessa: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Virginia

Arlington: Our Lady Queen of Peace

Glen Allen: St. Michael the Archangel

Mechanicsville: Church of the Redeemer

Richmond: Cathedral of the Sacred Heart; Sacred Heart Parish

Roanoke: St. Gerard

Triangle: St. Francis

Virginia Beach: St. Nicholas

Washington

Seattle: Christ Our HopePrince of Peace Newman Center; St. Benedict; St. James Cathedral; St. Joseph

        Spokane:  St. Aloysius

Tacoma: St. Leo

Wisconsin

Fond du Lac: Holy Family

Madison: Our Lady Queen of Peace

Menomonee Falls: Good Shepherd

Milwaukee: Prince of Peace; Trinity-Guadalupe

Wauwatosa: St. Pius X

Canada

Montreal: Holy Cross

Montreal: L’Église Saint-Pierre-Apôtre

Ottawa: St. Joseph

Toronto: Our Lady of Lourdes

England

London: Church of the Immaculate Conception

Eucharistic Communities

Arizona

Scottsdale: Franciscan Renewal Center

California

Orange: Koinonia

Pleasanton: Catholic Community of Pleasanton

San Diego: Mary Magdalene Catholic Community

District of Columbia

Communitas

Florida

Tampa: Franciscan Center

Iowa

Coralville: Full Circle Small Faith Community

Maryland

Baltimore, Annapolis, Thurmont: Living Water Inclusive Catholic Community

Greenbelt: Greenbelt Catholic Community

Relay: Catholic Community at Relay

Michigan

Grand Rapids: Marywood

Kalamazoo: Lambda Catholics

Minnesota

Minneapolis: Spirit of St. Stephen’s Catholic Community

Ohio

Dayton:  Living Beatitudes Community

Oregon

Portland: Journey Koinonia Catholic Community

Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh: Dignity/Pittsburgh

Virginia

Arlington: NOVA Catholic Community

Washington

Lacey: Holy Wisdom Inclusive Catholic Community

Wisconsin

Madison: Holy Wisdom Monastery

Wauwatosa: Mary of Magdala, Apostle to the Apostles

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