WHERE TO START

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ARTICLES

The following are only a couple of articles that do a good job of summarizing where the Church is currently at on this topic.

ENGLISH

U.S. Catholic: “The LGBT Conversation is a new sign of life in the Church” https://www.uscatholic.org/articles/201804/lgbt-conversation-sign-new-life-church-31352

America Media: “We need to build a bridge between LGBT community and the Catholic Church” http://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2016/10/30/james-martin-sj-we-need-build-bridge-between-lgbt-community-and-catholic-church

ESPAÑOL

American Media: “Necesitamos construir un puente entre la comunidad LGBT y la Iglesia Católica” http://www.americamagazine.org/espanol/2016/10/30/james-martin-sj-necesitamos-construir-un-puente-entre-la-comunidad-lgbt-y-la

HOW TO START AN LGBT MINISTRY OR MINISTRY FOR PARENTS IN YOUR PARISH

The following guides were created by the Catholic Ministry with Lesbian and Gay Persons, an Archdiocesan Ministry in Los Angeles, CA which has ministered to LGBT Catholics and their parents since 1986.

ENGLISH

HOW TO START MINISTRY PAGE 1- EnglishHOW TO START MINISTRY PAGE 2- English

  • TO DOWNLOAD “A GUIDE TO FORMING A GAY AND LESBIAN MINISTRY [or a ministry for parents of LGBT Catholics] IN YOUR PARISH” –>  cmlgp-gl-ministry-guide.pdf

 

SPANISH

COMO COMENZAR MINISTERIO- PÁGINA 1COMO COMENZAR MINISTERIO- PÁGINA 2

 

**See also our section on “Material Made by Other Ministries” for Mission Statement samples, etc.