In light of the worsening Coronavirus (Covid-19) health pandemic, the Acceptance Sydney Committee has decided to temporarily suspend, effective 20 March, all Friday night 8pm Masses until further notice. We will of course keep you updated if the situation changes. 

However we have launched online reflections each week, so if you would like to participate please email Acceptance Sydney and request to be added to our participant list. 

We apologise for any disappointment caused however we want to ensure that your health and well being come first. 

We look forward to seeing when Masses are resumed.


Acceptance is a faith community existing for almost four decades, supporting gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) Catholics, their family and friends.

By providing a safe, spiritual and social environment, through Acceptance, many GLBT Catholics have found reconciliation with their faith and sexuality.

The celebration of the Sacraments is central to our lives as Catholics. The Eucharist is a focal point of theAcceptance ministry through active participation in a weekly parish Mass.

In addition to this, Acceptance promotes social justice, fellowship and a Catholic identity for GLBT Catholics their family and friends

In a time when many homosexual and heterosexual Catholics are turning away from the Church, Acceptance's mission is to affirm the authenticity and dignity of GLBT Catholics in our church through liturgy, witness, and fellowship.




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