Open Hearts GLBT Ministry
The Open Hearts GLBT Ministry provides educational opportunities to build and develop greater visibility and understanding of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) experiences within our church community and develop faith-building outreach programming to the diverse spectrum of the GLBT community.
As a Catholic parish committed to justice, Open Hearts Ministry of the Franciscan Center for Urban Ministry will actively provide and promote faith opportunities that build community for those who may have experienced spiritual disconnection.
Fellowship Gatherings: Every second Sunday of the month, September-June, immediately following the 5:00 PM Mass at 6:00 PM. Please bring an appetizer, dessert or beverage to share with the group. 2015-2016 dates: 10/10/2015, 11/08/2015, 12/13/2015, 1/10/2016, 2/14/2016, 3/13/2016, 4/10/2016, 5/08/2016 and 6/12/2016.
Movie nights: We meet on the 4th Friday of each month in the Franciscan Center to enjoy a variety of films. More info coming soon.
- BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP: This is a monthly series that continues to meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6 pm in the Franciscan Center. to discuss John J. McNeill’s book, Taking a Chance on God, Liberating Theology for Gays, Lesbians and Their Lovers, Families, and Friends.