“Queer Catholic Faith’s” Line-Up for 2013

January 23, 2013
Victor Postemski

Victor Postemski

DignityUSA‘s popular webinar series “Queer Catholic Faith” returns on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 9:00 p.m., Eastern Time, featuring Victor Postemski a DignityUSA board member who is active in the Young Adult Caucus. In an era when young people stay as far away from faith communities as possible, Victor shows the face of a courageous, creative contingent of faith within Dignity communities.  What does it look like to be young + gay + Catholic? Participate in the webinar to find out! Attendance is free, and you can register by clicking here.

Rev. Bob Pierson, OSB

Rev. Bob Pierson, OSB

February’s installment of the “Queer Catholic Faith” series will feature Rev. Bob Pierson, OSB, a Minnesota priest who last year encouraged Catholics to use their consciences when deciding how to vote on a marriage equality referendum in the state.   Tune in to hear Fr. Pierson on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 9:00 p.m., Eastern Time.  Register for that event by clicking here.

Delfin Bautista

Delfin Bautista

In March, Catholic transgender advocate Delfin Bautista will be the guest, along with his mother, Rebeca DelCristo.   Their installment will be on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 9:00 p.m., Eastern Time.  Register for that event by clicking here.

–Francis DeBernardo, New Ways Ministry

Catholic LGBT Calendar Features “Queer Catholic Faith” Series

October 4, 2012

A little-known feature of Bondings 2.0 is our “Catholic LGBT Calendar” page (click the tab above) which lists events and happenings across the country and around the world that focus on Catholic LGBT issues.

If you have events that you think might be of interest to others, please send information to director@NewWaysMinistry.org.

Just added to this calendar is Dignity USA‘s new season of their highly successful “Queer Catholic Faith” webinar series.  The program features live web-interviews with guests, with real-time questions and conversation from attendees, who participate via their computers. For 2012-2013, the program has expanded from four to six segments.  Each Tuesday night segment begins at 9:00 pm, Eastern Time, and you can register for them by clicking here.

The line up for 2012-2013:

October 23rd:  Mary Ellen and Casey Lopata, Co-founders of Fortunate Families

November 20th: Sr. Maureen Fiedler, Host and Producer of NPR’s Interfaith Voices radio show

December 18th: Sr. Jeannine Gramick, Co-Founder of New Ways Ministry

January 29th: Victor Postemski, DignityUSA Young Adult Caucus Co-Facilitator

February 26th: Fr. Robert Pierson, OSB,  Minnesota Advocate for LGBT equality

March 19th: Delfin Bautista, Member of DignityUSA’s TransCaucus

Be sure to tune in for these informative and inspiring sessions!

–Francis DeBernardo, New Ways Ministry


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