Previous Fall 2022 Programs

Continuing the LGBTQ+ Synod Conversations

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time

Sunday, November 13, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time

Building on last spring’s series of LGBTQ+ Spiritual Conversations, this fall, New Ways Ministry is holding two more virtual sessions for prayer and small group discussion about how LGBTQ+ people and allies’ experience and live out their faith. Unlike the previous conversations, these new sessions will be less formal and focused on building community instead of developing a report.

A Home for All: The Catholic Case for Supporting LGBTQ+ Non-Discrimination

Sunday, October 30, 2022 at 4:00 pm 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.

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. Participants will explore questions like: Which insights were most pronounced? What lessons have been learned? How do we proceed from here?

Take Me Where You Want Me To Go: A Prayer Service in Memory of Fr. Mychal Judge

Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time.

This September, New Ways Ministry will honor Fr. Judge’s legacy and invoke his intercession with a virtual prayer service ahead of 9/11 commemorations. This 60-minute program over Zoom will remember Fr. Judge’s compassion and faith for others, including towards LGBTQ people and those living with HIV/AIDS, as well as his identity as a gay priest.

Developing LGBTQ+ Campus Ministry

October 5, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time

November 8, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time

These 60-minute programs are designed specifically for campus ministers and others involved in higher education who are interested in starting or developing further LGBTQ-focused aspects of their work. Each session will include a presentation (topics to be announced), as well as time for small group discussion.

Next Steps: Conversations on LGBTQ+ Parish Ministry

September 20, 2022 at 7:00 pm Eastern U.S. Time

October 16, 2022 at 4:00 pm Eastern U.S. Time: How Catholic is LGBTQ+ ministry really? (Sexual Orientation)

November 19, 2022 at 12:00 pm Eastern U.S. Time: How Catholic is LGBTQ+ ministry really? (Gender Identity)

Looking to start or further develop LGBTQ+ ministry at your parish? Join New Ways Ministry staff for sessions on how to do so. Each 60-minute virtual workshop will include a brief presentation on different topics (to be announced), time for small group discussion, and a period for questions. Sign up for one, two, or all three!