- Do you have to be gay to attend?
- Why do we need Acceptance?
- Who runs Acceptance Sydney?
- Is Acceptance Sydney independent from the Catholic Church?
- What if I'd like to unsubscribe from Acceptance emails?
No, Acceptance is a welcoming ministry of GLBT Catholics their family and friends affirming their dignity and faith. All are welcome who support this ministry.
A fundamental challenge for most gay Catholics is reconciling their faith and their sexuality. Acceptance Sydney has both a personal and social dimension to assist with this by providing a safe, spiritual and social environment, through Acceptance.
The celebration of the Sacraments is central to our lives as Catholics. The Eucharist is a focal point of the Acceptance 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.
Acceptance Sydney is a not for profit incorporated association in NSW and therefore is governed by the Associations Incorporations Act 1984. The governance of Acceptance Sydney is administered by a dedicated Facilitation and Coordination Committee which meet every six weeks to plan events and discuss ways Acceptance Sydney can add value for GLBT Catholics. There are three key office bearers: Secretary; Treasurer and Public Relations Officer.
Yes. Acceptance Sydney is independently run and exists to provide fellowship to GLBT Catholics.
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