Don’t let these deadlines pass without acting!
REGISTER at the early bird rate for New Ways Ministry’s Eighth National Symposium, “Justice and Mercy Shall Kiss: LGBT Catholics in the Age of Pope Francis.” The deadline for a discounted early bird rate is SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2016. You won’t want to miss this exciting event, which will include a Meet-up for Bondings 2.0 readers! Click here for more information! Click here to register!
SIGN “The Gift of Gay Priests’ Vocations,” a statement in support of gay priests and seminarians which will be sent to Pope Francis, Vatican officials, the USCCB president, and gay priests that are known to New Ways Ministry. The deadline is SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2016. Sign the statement by clicking here.
VOTE for what you think were the best and worst Catholic LGBT news events of 2016. Bondings 2.0‘s annual poll is a way for readers to weigh in on the major events that transpired over the last 12 months. The deadline is THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016. Cast your vote by clicking here. Results will be posted on December 30th and 31st.
READ and CIRCULATE the newly-released Spanish language version of Jesuit Father James Martin’s “A Two-Lane Bridge/Un Puente de Dos Direcciones,” a groundbreaking talk on Catholic LGBT issues, which he gave upon receiving New Ways Ministry’s Bridge Building Award earlier this year. You can access the talk by clicking here.
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–Francis DeBernardo, New Ways Ministry, December 28, 2016