Sister Jeannine Gramick: “After Ten Years, This Pope Still Gives Me Hope”

I quickly knew that the pope elected on March 13, 2013 would be different from any pope the Church had seen in centuries. Read More

Sr. Jeannine Gramick Writes About Providential Encounter with Benedict XVI

As Benedict XVI was laid to rest this week, Sr. Jeannine Gramick again recounted her chance encounter with the former pope, then serving as a top Curia official overseeing an investigation against her ministry. Read More

Sister Jeannine Gramick Expresses Hope for Queer Sacramental Marriages in Church

Sr. Jeannine Gramick has offered a future vision for the Catholic Church where queer couples will partake in sacramental marriage. Read More

Pope Francis Writes to New Ways Ministry: “Thank You for Your Neighborly Work”

News broke yesterday that Pope Francis has been in correspondence with New Ways Ministry this year, thanking the group for its work and affirming its co-founder. Read More

New Photo Collage Honors Sister Jeannine Gramick’s 50 Years of LGBTQ Ministry

In 1971, Sister Jeannine Gramick, New Ways Ministry's co-founder, began ministry with LGBTQ people. She was prompted by a young gay man's question: "What is your church doing for people like me?" Read More

Giving Tuesday: Celebrate Sister Jeannine’s 50 Years of LGBTQ Ministry!

It’s Giving Tuesday, the annual day during the pre-Christmas shopping season set aside to encourage... Read More

Stonewall’s Jubilee: A Time for Joyous Prayer

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion when LGBT customers of the Stonewall Inn gay bar in New York City resisted arrest during a raid and began four days of very public demonstrations for equality in the streets of Greenwich Village. Take a few moments to be quiet and pray in thanksgiving for all who have gone before us and paved the way for where we are now. Read More

Go on a Journey with New Ways Ministry

To assist the spiritual development of our LGBT and Ally supporters, New Ways Ministry has developed three types of journeys to embark on:  a pilgrimage to Belgium and Germany in April 2019;  an online Scripture reflection series for groups and individuals; and an online Advent reflection series.   Read More

The Catholic Hierarchy’s Evolution on LGBT Topics

"Can the Catholic Church ‘Evolve’ on L.G.B.T. Rights?" That's the intriguing headline on a recent New York Times  op-ed, penned by John Gehring, Catholic Program Director of Faith in Public Life. Read More

Transgender Ministry Pioneer Lets World Know Her Identity

Sister Luisa Derouen, OP, has been ministering to transgender men and women since 1999, though she has not always been able to be public about the work she was doing. Read More