Today we inaugurate CATHOLIC LGBT CALENDAR, a new feature which will provide information on upcoming events and actions that are of interest to the Catholic LGBT community. Let us know of events in your area that you would like us to consider for listing here. Send information to director@NewWaysMinistry.org . You can always refer to events listed in these posts by clicking on the “Catholic LGBT Calendar” tab, above. Information will remain there for as long as the event is current.
1) Equality Maryland’s Prayer Breakfast and Clergy Lobby Day for Maryland’s marriage equality and transgender rights bills will be held on Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 8:30 a.m., Maryland Inn, 16 Church Circle, Annapolis, Maryland, 21401. For information: http://equalitymaryland.org/events/prayer-breakfast-and-clergy-lobby-day
2) DignityUSA will initiate a webinar series “Queer Catholic Faith,” with Bill Baird, Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 9:00-10:00 p.m., Eastern Time. For information: http://t.co/l3gV9mew .
3) New Ways Ministry’s 7th National Symposium, From Water to Wine: Lesbian/Gay Catholics and Relationships,” will be held March 15-17, 2012, Baltimore, Maryland. Featured speakers: Bishop Geoffrey Robinson, Patricia Beattie Jung, Richard Rodriguez, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Luke Timothy Johnson. For more information: http://newwaysministry.org/symp2012.html or click “7th National Symposium” tab, above.
—Francis DeBernardo, New Ways Ministry