Regional/Parish Ministries

We list these organizations because their LGBT-related activities may be of interest to Catholic parents of LGBT persons and those who minister with them. Their being listed does not necessarily mean that Fortunate Families agrees with all the views represented by these groups.

(Links to National/International Ministries and Diocesan Ministries are at the bottom of this page.)

STATE/CITY (Diocese)
Call To Action Chapters
Dignity Chapters
Gay-friendly Catholic Colleges and Universities (New Ways Ministry)
Gay-friendly Catholic Parishes (New Ways Ministry)
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) chapters
CA/Berkeley (Oakland)  94704Newman Hall-Holy Spirit Parish -- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Catholics
CA/Claremont, Eagle Rock, Long Beach, North Hollywood, Santa Monica, West Hollywood (Los Angeles)   9xxxxMinistry with Lesbian & Gay Catholics
CA/Diamond Bar (Los Angeles)  91765St. Denis -- Always Our Children
CA/Eagle Rock. Los Angeles (Los Angeles)  90041St. Dominic -- Lesbian & Gay Ministry
CA/Long Beach (Los Angeles)  90814St. Matthew -- Communidad
CA/Orange (Orange)  92868Sisters of St. Joseph Center for Spiritual Development -- Koinonia Check their calendar page for upcoming Koinonia events.
CO/Littleton (Denver)80128Families of Gay and Lesbian Children St. Francis Cabrini (Littleton) Parish
CT/Hartford (Hartford) 06103St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish, Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry -- Gay & Lesbian Ministry
DC/Washington (Washington) 20036St. Matthew -- Gay & Lesbian Ministry: Always God's Children Support group for Catholics who are gay or lesbian, and their families and friends who struggle with sexual orientation related issues.
GA/Mansfield (Atlanta) 30055Out In The Country: GLBT Outreach
IA/Ames (Dubuque) 50014 St. Thomas Aquinas -- Belonging GLBT Ministry
IL/Chicago (Chicago) 60604 DePaul University -- Lesbian Gay Bi Transgender Queer Studies Program
IL/Chicago (Chicago) 60626Advocate: The GLBTQA Organization of Loyola University
IL/Chicago (Chicago) 60660 Gay and Lesbian Outreach and Support Association of St. Gertrude Parish
IL/Chicago (Chicago) 60614St. Clement Gay and Lesbian Network
IL/Evanston (Chicago) 60202St. Nicholas Gay& Lesbian and Family & Friends Ministry
St. Nicholas Parish Celebrates 10 Years of Ministry - Bondings 2.0 May 2012
IL/Clarendon Hills (Joliet) 60514 Notre Dame Parish -- Gay and Lesbian Ministry
IL/Westchester (Chicago) 60154 Here in Faith
IN/Evansville47713 Rainbow Catholics in Christ
41017 Catholics Embracing the Gay Community
Ky/Louisville40202Compassion - a community of support to LGBT Catholics, families, and friends
MA/Boston (Boston) 02108Paulist Center -- Lesbian, Gays & Friends
MA/Boston (Boston)  2110 St. Anthony Shrine -- Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgendered (LGBT) Ministry
MA/Springfield (Springfield)  .1104 Sacred Heart --Always Our Children Parish support group for parents of LGBT persons--open to other parishes and LGBT persons
MD/Baltimore (Baltimore) 21239 St. Matthew -- Outreach Committee
MD/Gaithersburg (Washington)  20878 St. Rose -- Ministry to Gay & Lesbian Persons
MD/Hydes (Baltimore) 21082 St. John the Evangelist -- Insight
MD/Severn (Baltimore)  21144 St. Bernadette -- Gay & Lesbian Ministry
MD/Delmar (Wilmington) 21875Always Our Children
MI/Farmington Hills (Detroit)  48331Always Our Children
MN/Minneapolis (St. Paul/Minneapolis)  55407 Catholic Pastoral Committee for Sexual Minorities
MO/St. Louis (St. Louis)  63130 Catholic Action Network -- Holy Families Committee: Catholic, Open and Affirming (COPA)
MT/Billings & Great Falls (Great Falls-Billings)  59xxx Always Our Children
MT/Bozeman - Gallatin Valley597xxPFLAG Bozeman, MT
NC/Raleigh (Raleigh)  27613 St. Francis of Assisi -- Gay & Lesbian Ministries
NE/Omaha (Omaha)  68135St. Stephen the Martyr -- Always Our Children Support Ministry for Parents of Gay & Lesbian Children
NJ/S. Plainfield70800 Sacred Heart--Gay and Lesbian Support
NM/Albuquerque (Santa Fe)  87105  Contact email address: Ministry Involving Lesbians and Gays—Reaching Out (MILAGRO)
NV/Las Vegas (Las Vegas)89118 Christ the King -- Gay & Lesbian Ministry with Parents, Family & Friends
NV/Las Vegas (Las Vegas)  89109 Imago Dei LGBT Catholic Ministries of Southern Nevada
NY/New York-Manhattan (New York)  10011 St. Francis Xavier -- Catholic Lesbians and Gay and Lesbian Catholics
OR/Portland (Portland) 97211 St. Andrew -- Welcoming the Whole Family Committee
OR/Portland (Portland) 97214 St. Philip Neri -- Gay & Lesbian Outreach Commission (GALO)
OR/Portland (Portland)  97xxx Catholic Coalition of Welcoming Parishes
PA/Paoli (Philadelphia)  19301 Daylesford Abbey -- Open Arms
VA/Arlington (Arlington)  22204 Our Lady Queen of Peace -- Gay, Lesbian, Family & Friends Ministry
VA/Virginia Beach (Richmond)  23452 St. Nicholas -- Gays & Lesbians - Friends & Family
WA/Seattle (Seattle)  98103 Catholic Parents Support Group
WI/Madison (Madison) 53711Our Lady Queen of Peace -- All God’s Children
WI/Menomonee Falls (Milwaukee)  53051 Good Shepherd -- Gay and Straight in Christ
WI/Middleton (Madison)53562Holy Wisdom Monastery


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