A day of education, dialogue, and prayer about welcoming transgender people
Sunday, November 12, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
St. Pius X Faith Community
2506 Wauwatosa Avenue
Wauwatosa Wisconsin 53213
The goal of the day is to reflect on how we as Catholics can respond pastorally to transgender people. The day includes information on gender identity and development, pastoral outreach, and spiritual dimensions. No prior knowledge is needed. There will be Q & A sessions, small group discussions, and informational handouts. The day is designed for church ministers and volunteers, educators, family members, and transgender people. All are welcome! Pre-registration is required.
Francis DeBernardo is Executive Director of New Ways Ministry. He has over 25 years experience educating Catholic groups on questions of sexual orientation, gender identity, pastoral outreach, and social justice.
Robert Shine is Associate Director of New Ways Ministry. He is a graduate of The Catholic University of America and recently received a Master’s degree in Theological Studies from the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.
New Ways Ministry, a 40-year old national Catholic ministry of justice, education, and
reconciliation for LGBT Catholics and the wider church. www.NewWaysMinistry.org